By Linda Chavez | 04/11/14 10:28 AM
Agree with him or not, you have to respect Jeb Bush's honesty. On two issues, immigration and Common Core in education, Bush recently went on record stating positions at odds with some powerful activists in his own party.
By Michael J. Mishak | 04/11/14 07:51 AM
With a single phrase of compassion for immigrants in the U.S. illegally, Jeb Bush has prompted questions about his viability as a potential presidential contender and underscored how divisive the immigration issue remains for the Republican Party.
04/10/14 05:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blamed racial issues for the GOP's failure to act on comprehensive immigration legislation. "I think race has something to do with the fact that they're not bringing up an immigration bill," the California Democrat told...
By Sean Lengell | 04/10/14 03:27 PM
"I think race has something to do with the fact that they're not bringing up an immigration bill," the California Democrat said Thursday during her weekly briefing with reporters.
By Justin Green | 04/10/14 02:01 PM
Mississippi Senate challenger Chris McDaniel offered his thoughts on reparations for slavery and immigration in a radio clip that resurfaced Thursday. The clip is from 2006 or 2007, according to the Wall Street Journal. (Note: Mother Jones posted the audio in January, citing a local blog...
By Paul Bedard | 04/10/14 12:51 PM
President Obama has cut in half the number of illegal immigrants “removed or returned” than during the previous Bush administration, according to a new report that cheers the results.
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/09/14 01:18 PM
Immigration reform has lots of arguments in its favor, and I am thoroughly conflicted on the issue. But the momentum behind the legislation has come predominantly from the business lobby. FRED That's why the above chart, from Joe Weisenthal at The Business Insider, is so important. He argues...
By Sean Higgins | 04/08/14 11:29 AM
Jose Oliva, networks director for the Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, said so-called "worker centers" like his group were a "new form of unionism" that would replace craft and industrial unions. He made the comments in an interview with the public radio program Global Nation late last...
By Tim Mak | 04/08/14 10:47 AM
Tent City in Arizona was built in 1994 at the behest of the county’s showy sheriff, Joe Arpaio, who the previous year had run on a strict law-and-order platform. Inside one of the best-known jails in America.
By Byron York | 04/08/14 06:08 AM
Does Jeb Bush sound like a man who wants to run for president? In an extended interview with Fox News' Shannon Bream, the former Florida governor gave the impression of someone who would like to be president but has been out of the game for a while and isn't particularly eager to jump in the...
04/06/14 12:06 PM
PHOENIX — Immigration advocates and supporters rallied Saturday in cities across the country in a renewed effort to push President Obama to put a freeze on deportations. Organizers of the more than 50 planned "Day of Action" demonstrations said Obama has the executive power to stop...
By Tim Mak | 04/04/14 11:51 AM
PHOENIX — The Grand Canyon State is ahead of the curve. From gay rights, to border security and immigration, to the rise of Latino-American politicians, to absorbing military cuts, Arizona has been busy adjudicating the issues that states across the nation will soon be facing, debating and...
By Joseph Lawler | 04/04/14 11:38 AM
Alex Nowrasteh for Cato at Liberty: It's become clear over the last few months that something very funny is going on with immigration enforcement statistics. ... The data generally show that interior enforcement, what most people commonly think of as “deportations” (but also includes I-9,...
By Tim Mak | 04/04/14 11:32 AM
PHOENIX — Sitting behind his desk at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, a metal Glock pin glistening on his tie, Joe Arpaio brags, "My office is twice the size of the governor's." On the wall hangs a picture of the sheriff standing with a grinning Barack Obama, as if the president himself...
By Byron York | 04/03/14 06:41 PM
Immigration reform advocates are fond of citing broad support for their cause. But in fact the coalition behind the Senate Gang of Eight comprehensive reform bill is fragile and loosely cobbled together. How could Big Labor and the Chamber of Commerce and the tech world and Big Agriculture all...
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