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Sam Stein

Boehner Won't Get Help Passing House GOP Border Bill, Top Dem Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Moments after House Republicans unveiled the outlines of a bill on Wednesday to deal with the influx of unaccompanied minors on the nati...

Poll Reveals Interesting Result On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

Most Americans approve of the components of the Senate's immigration bill currently stalled in the House, according to a Washington Post/ABC News poll...

Mexico's Happy With The Senate

AP | Posted 06.28.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico is welcoming the passage by the U.S. Senate of an immigration bill that could offer a path to citizenship for millions of immigr...

Senate Immigration Bill Is Not a Clear Victory for Immigrant Communities

Alisa Wellek | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics
Alisa Wellek

The final Senate vote on the immigration bill has just been cast. This is a historic moment for the United States, but there remain serious problems with this flawed bill as it stands today.

Senate Set For Historic Vote

Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

By ERICA WERNER AND DAVID ESPO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Senate is on the cusp of approving historic immigration legislation offerin...

Rubio Shifts Tone On Immigration Bill

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON, June 25 (Reuters) - Republican Senator Marco Rubio, shifting his tone on the U.S. immigration bill he helpe...

Senate Sets Key Immigration Vote

AP | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

BY ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The Senate headed Monday for the first test vote on the measure offering the prize of U.S. cit...

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Biden: Obama Wouldn't Be President If Today's Immigration Laws Existed In Past

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that if today's tough immigration laws were in place back when President Barack Obama's relatives...

Senate Close To Immigration Breakthrough

AP | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

BY DAVID ESPO AND ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — After secretive talks, key senators expressed optimism Wednesday night that the...

Elise Foley

Gang Of Eight Senators Shrug Off John Boehner

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators working toward immigration reform insisted on Tuesday that House Speaker John Boehner hasn't doomed the effort by saying a comp...

Everything You Need To Know About Senate Immigration Bill

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.12.2013 | Latino Voices

-- A look at the immigration overhaul bill now before the Senate: ___...

Immigration Debate Reveals Republican Party Divisions

AP | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

BY DAVID ESPO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Memo to supporters of bipartisan legislation moving to the Senate floor: Make sure you stress th...

Ayotte To Support Senate Immigration Bill

AP | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

BY PHILIP ELLIOT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte on Sunday said she would support the bipartisan immigration ...

Immigration Debate Begins

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 08.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Health care coverage for newly legalized immigrants is emerging as a thorny issue in Congress' drive to remake the nation's immigra...

Dem Senator Predicts Swift Passage For Immigration Bill

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A lawmaker who helped negotiate a bipartisan bill to overhaul immigration predicted on Sunday that comprehensive legislation would overw...

Immigration Measure Passes First Test

Reuters | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

* Judiciary Committee opens amendment marathon * Republicans express skepticism and promise long process * House negotia...

Senate Committee Takes Up Complex Measure

AP | DAVID ESPO and ERICA WERNER | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes ...

Immigration Measure Criticized By Advocates

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A sweeping immigration bill in the Senate ran into criticism Tuesday from advocates who complained it puts up undue barriers to cit...

Elise Foley

Senate Immigration Bill Released To Increase Border Security, Change Visas

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The senators known as the gang of eight released the full text early Wednesday of their immigration reform legislation, the "Border Secu...

Senate Immigration Plan Would Deport Undocumented Immigrants Entering U.S. After 2011

Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 12 (Reuters) - U.S. senators crafting an immigration bill have agreed that foreigners who crossed the U.S. border illegally would be...

Elise Foley

New Immigration Group Pushes Border Message

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Faced with groups organizing to block comprehensive immigration reform, a coalition of pro-reform groups to be announced next week hopes...

Elise Foley

Senators Close To Agreement On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators in the so-called gang of eight are coming close to a deal on immigration reform, and Democrats spent Wednesday assuring both ac...

Senators Closing In On Immigration Deal

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

* Immigrant farmworker details still in play * Senate could debate bill in May By Charles Abbott and Richard Cowan ...

Bipartisan Senate Group Nears Deal On Immigration Reform

Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

By ERICA WERNER, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of senators neared agreement on a comprehensive immigration bill that would ...

Liberal Dem, Grateful Dead Fan Stays At Forefront Of Big Fights

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For nearly four decades, Sen. Patrick Leahy has captured official Washington going about its business – and pleasures – in p...