By Brian Hughes | 02/10/14 02:28 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney mocked the suggestion Monday that Republicans' reluctance to pass comprehensive immigration reform was because they could not trust President Obama to enforce laws on the books. Obama’s top spokesman told reporters that GOP infighting on immigration has...
By Ashe Schow | 02/10/14 08:42 AM
Paul, speaking at a dinner Saturday hosted by the Harris County Republican Party, told members that the party needed to adapt and be more inclusive in order to continue to hold the Lone Star State.
By Alicia A. Caldwell | 02/10/14 08:00 AM
The Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United States or stay here and who gave "limited" support to terrorists or terrorist groups.
By David Espo | 02/10/14 07:55 AM
Little more than a week after Groundhog Day, the evidence is mounting that lawmakers have all but wrapped up their most consequential work of 2014, at least until the results of the fall elections are known.
02/09/14 02:01 PM
Sen. Chuck Schumer says he has an easy fix to the GOP's latest doubts about overhauling the nation's immigration laws.
By Associated Press | 02/08/14 12:24 PM
As Republican leaders dampen expectations for overhauling immigration laws this year, the White House is hoping that the GOP resistance is temporary and tactical, and Obama is resisting pressure from some political allies to take matters into his own hands and ease his administration's...
By Paul Bedard | 02/08/14 10:52 AM
President Obama’s new Homeland Security boss dismissed the GOP’s focus on building a border fence with Mexico as the answer to the nation's illegal immigration problem and urged Congress to OK a “path to citizenship” because 11.5 million illegals “are not going away.” In a major...
By Shikha Dalmia | 02/07/14 06:15 PM
House Speaker John Boehner Thursday pulled the plug on his immigration reform “principles” after his fellow Republicans refused to go along. One reason why the proposal received a cold reception was that the GOP’s self-appointed moral guardian Ann Coulter bandied surveys showing that...
By Michael Barone | 02/07/14 02:28 PM
Speaker John Boehner yesterday seemed to put the kibosh on major immigration legislation this year. Here's what he said at his press conference. “The reason I’ve said that we need a step-by-step, common-sense approach to this is so we can build trust with the American people that we’re...
By Linda Chavez | 02/07/14 12:58 PM
Like Hamlet pacing the stage in angst-ridden doubt, House Speaker John Boehner this week delivered the message that immigration reform is dead for 2014.
By Paul Bedard | 02/06/14 06:18 PM
Republican leaders eyeing immigration reform have been shaken by new polling that shows a majority of their supporters oppose immigration reform, the Dream Act and citizenship. “The leadership should run from this one,” said a key House leadership advisor. According to a new YouGov poll,...
By Susan Ferrechio | 02/06/14 05:18 PM
House Republican leaders are facing a wave of opposition from their rank and file on a plan to move ahead with immigration reform, prompted in part by lack of trust in the Obama administration, threatening chances of legislation passing in 2014.
By Lisa Ruhl | 02/06/14 03:18 PM
Speaker of the House John Boehner isn't confident that an immigration reform measure will pass this year. But House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says there's no more time for excuses.
By Susan Ferrechio | 02/06/14 03:14 PM
A week after outlining immigration reform standards and principles to GOP lawmakers, Boehner, R-Ohio, suggested it may be too difficult for the House to pass legislation in part because Obama has stepped up his use of executive action as a way to skirt the gridlock in Congress.
By Joel Gehrke | 02/06/14 01:17 PM
Distrust of President Obama's willingness to enforce border security provisions is no reason not to pass an immigration bill with a path to citizenship for the estimated 11.5 million illegal immigrants in the United States, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., told reporters.
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