By Meghashyam Mali | 02/06/14 01:00 PM
The White House on Thursday said it remained “optimistic” about the prospects for immigration reform after Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said he was skeptical legislation could pass the House this year because Republicans did not trust President Obama. “We remain optimistic about the...
By Steve Chapman | 02/05/14 05:12 PM
In 2012, the Republican Party stood for the ancient biblical proposition that the sins of the father should be visited upon the son. Mitt Romney captured its presidential nomination while vowing to veto the Dream Act, which would allow immigrants brought here illegally as children to gain...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/05/14 03:25 PM
Will House Republican leaders bring up immigration reform after their primary season is over? Conservatives aggressively oppose the idea.
By Paul Bedard | 02/05/14 01:17 PM
Several influential conservative Republicans on Wednesday put House Speaker John Boehner and other GOP leaders on notice that immigration reform legislation is dead because they don't trust President Obama to honestly implement any new legislation they might pass. “Until we have that trust,...
By David M. Drucker | 02/04/14 08:50 AM
Sen. Marco Rubio cast doubt on the prospects for immigration reform passing Congress this year, despite a renewed effort by House Republicans to address the issue.
By Cal Thomas | 02/03/14 06:40 PM
At a time when Republicans have Democrats playing defense on Obamacare, jobs and the economy, the GOP is inexplicably ceding political ground to the Democrats on an issue that can only provide more votes for that party and possibly lead to a permanent Democratic majority. Meeting in Cambridge,...
By Thomas Sowell | 02/03/14 05:14 PM
Some supporters of President Obama may be worried about how he and the Democrats are going to fare politically, as the problems of Obamacare continue to escalate, and it looks like the Republicans have a chance to win a majority in the Senate.
By Paul Bedard | 02/03/14 10:47 AM
A majority of Republicans oppose the party leadership's efforts to reform immigration, with 62 percent dead set against giving illegal immigrants U.S. citizenship, according to a new poll. Although the nation overall leans in favor of immigration reform, the Republicans polled by YouGov.com...
By Associated Press | 02/03/14 10:13 AM
Republicans are starting to lay the blame on President Barack Obama if an overhaul of the nation's broken immigration system fails to become law. The GOP's emerging plan on immigration is to criticize Obama as an untrustworthy leader and his administration as an unreliable enforcer of any laws...
By Susan Ferrechio | 02/03/14 08:44 AM
House Republicans this week will begin behind-the-scenes efforts at tackling a path forward on immigration reform and raising the debt ceiling, while moving ahead on a series of land bills that include a measure aimed at alleviating the California drought.
By Byron York | 02/03/14 08:30 AM
Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, a leading House advocate of immigration reform, sounded decidedly cautious when asked on ABC Sunday whether Congress can pass a reform bill to send to the president this year. "I really don't know the answer to that question," Ryan said. "That is clearly in doubt."
By Kimberly Hefling | 02/03/14 08:17 AM
Giancarlo Tello paid $14,000 more than other New Jersey high school graduates to attend Rutgers University, the state's flagship public college. Why the difference? Tello spent much of his childhood in the U.S. without legal permission after his parents moved from Peru when he was 6.
By Joseph Lawler | 02/02/14 11:02 AM
Republicans shouldn't wait to pass immigration reform legislation, says Bobby Jindal, Louisiana's conservative Republican governor and possible 2016 president candidate. Speaking with CNN's Candy Crowley Sunday morning, Jindal argued that the GOP is better off working on an immigration...
By Joseph Lawler | 02/02/14 10:56 AM
Republicans can move immigration reform forward, Rep. Paul Ryan said Sunday, but only if it puts border security before amnesty for immigrants in the U.S. illegally. "This is not a trust-but-verify; this is a verify- then-trust approach," said Ryan on ABC. The Wisconsin Republican added that...
By Byron York | 02/01/14 10:13 AM
Supporters of immigration reform have carefully poll-tested the words they use to advocate an overhaul of the nation's immigration system. "The language on this stuff is really important," says one expert who's been intimately involved in the work. In general, advocates of far-reaching reform...
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