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John Boehner Mocks GOP For Resisting Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) criticized his GOP colleagues at an event in his district on Thursday for resisting immigration reform, the Cincin...

Obama: Immigration Reform Will 'Haunt' Congress

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama warned Congress during an interview aired Thursday that the issue of immigration isn't going away, even if lawmakers refuse to ...

Elise Foley

Eric Cantor Reminds Everyone That He And Obama Don't Agree On Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A year after a comprehensive immigration reform bill was introduced in the Senate, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) made it cle...

Oscar for Valid Dreamers

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 03.06.2014 | Latino Voices
Rep. Charles Rangel

During her acceptance speech, Lupita Nyong'o eloquently remarked: "No matter where you're from, your dreams are valid." We should continue to fight for comprehensive immigration reform that can provide every talented person the opportunity to succeed in the greatest nation on Earth.

Steve King Has Another Reason To Block Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who has made blocking comprehensive immigration reform one of his key priorities, said Thursday that a fight over the issue ...

Elise Foley

House Democrats Single Out GOP Hardliners On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reps. Joe Garcia (D-Fla.) and Jared Polis (D-Colo.) singled out in a letter on Monday eight of the House Republicans who are most oppose...

Elise Foley

House Democrats To Obama: It's Time To Halt Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Twenty-nine House Democratic members sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Thursday calling for him to halt deportations, arguing t...

Capitol Police Officer Raises Voice At Immigration Protesters: 'Comprende?'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A Capitol police officer got testy with immigration reform advocates -- including children -- on Thursday when they were singing outside the office of...

Elise Foley

'Fast For Families' Grows As Advocates Starve For Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four immigration activists who had gone without food for 22 days broke their fast on Tuesday, passing the effort onto others as they con...

Elise Foley

Obama Confronts Hecklers At Immigration Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hecklers interrupted President Barack Obama during a speech on Monday to demand he halt deportations, which have risen to record levels ...

The Need for Immigration Reform

Ernestine Fu | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Ernestine Fu

America's immigration system is broken. Today, there are 11 million aliens who are working just as hard as my father worked and are an indispensible part of our economy. Yet all but a few cannot gain permanent residency.

Elise Foley

Boehner: Immigration Reform 'Absolutely Not' Dead

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) firmly rejected the idea on Thursday that his conference is obstructing immigration reform and will ...

Elise Foley

Immigration Advocates Fast, Tell Boehner To Do His Job

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigrant rights advocates who have been fasting for a week walked to John Boehner's office on Tuesday to ask, unsuccessfully, for a mee...

Elise Foley

Republicans' Many Excuses For Inaction On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

About a year after Republicans lost badly with Latino voters in the presidential election and began to promise quick action on immigration reform, a S...

Elise Foley

House Republican Shames GOP: 'You're Elected To Be A Leader'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), who was the first GOP House member to sign on to a Democrat-led comprehensive immigration reform bill, said...

Elise Foley

Boehner: House Still Trying To Figure Out Immigration Principles

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) insisted on Wednesday that even though House Republicans have moved slowly on immigration reform, th...

Elise Foley

Voters In Swing Districts Want Immigration Reform, Poll Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A majority of likely voters in 20 Republican-represented swing congressional districts support the broad outlines of comprehensive immig...

House GOP Immigration Reform Supporter: Not Gonna Happen This Year

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.), a long-time supporter of immigration reform, told The Washington Post's Greg Sargent on Thursday that the "window is ...

Elise Foley

Labor Group Urges Latino Voters To Push Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The AFL-CIO isn't giving up on comprehensive immigration reform. The largest federation of unions in the U.S. launched a series of telev...

Elise Foley

Another Republican Joins Immigration Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There are now three Republicans who publicly support a comprehensive immigration reform bill introduced by Democrats, after Rep. David V...

Elise Foley

Peacemeal Immigration Reform 'Not Totally Bad,' Conservative Advocate Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservatives supporting immigration reform said they felt better about its chances after a day of lobbying on Capitol Hill Tuesday, but...

Elise Foley

Another House Republican Signs On To Immigration Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) became the second Republican on Tuesday to sign on to a Democrat-led comprehensive immigration reform bill that woul...

Marco Rubio Opposes Own Immigration Bill Becoming Law

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.28.2013 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) does not think the bill he helped draft and pass through the Senate should be combined with House-passed legislation, spokes...

Elise Foley

Democrat Says Others Have Warned Against Working With GOP On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said this week that some Democrats are trying to undermine his and others' work with Republicans on immigra...

Elise Foley

Group Accuses 'Illegals' Of Trying To 'Hijack' Government

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A group opposing comprehensive immigration reform emailed its members on Wednesday -- on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist atta...