By Sean Lengell | 12/12/13 03:03 PM
The No. 2 Senate Democrat says he will join a fast in support of activists pushing for changes in the nation's immigration laws. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin of Illinois said Thursday that after meeting with members of the pro-immigration reform group Fast4Families at the National Mall a...
By Associated Press | 12/12/13 09:10 AM
A New Jersey Assembly committee is expected to advance a bill granting cheaper in-state tuition to students living in the U.S. illegally. A dozen states have similar laws, including Texas.
By Sean Higgins | 12/09/13 12:06 PM
President Obama's approval rating has sunk by a double-digit margin among Hispanics, a recent Gallup poll has found. The president's approval has gone from 75 percent in December 2012 to just 52 percent last month. The number is likely a reflection of the lack of progress on comprehensive...
By Lisa Ruhl | 12/05/13 05:38 PM
Democratic members of Congress urged President Obama to take action on immigration reform by sending him a letter Thursday asking to expand the deferred action program.
12/05/13 05:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty-nine House Democrats are urging President Barack Obama to suspend deportations of immigrants living here illegally and extend relief to many of the estimated 11 million. In a letter on Thursday, the lawmakers called on the president to act in the absence of...
By Meghashyam Mali | 12/05/13 03:02 PM
The White House on Thursday admitted that President Obama had lived with his uncle Onyango “Omar” Obama in the mid-1980s, after previously denying that the two had ever met.
By Associated Press | 12/05/13 08:34 AM
DECATUR, Ga. — A hearing is set for a lawsuit filed by a group of young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children and want the Georgia university system to grant them in-state tuition.
By David M. Drucker | 12/03/13 05:21 PM
House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to hire a high-profile immigration policy advisor is being widely seen as a reaffirmation of the speaker's commitment to push for immigration reform next year, though Republicans familiar with the hiring cautioned against misinterpreting the move....
12/03/13 03:39 PM
Activists calling for immigration reform ended their 22-day fast by passing it on to another group of fasters, including Rep. Joe Kennedy, D-Mass.
By Sean Higgins | 12/03/13 12:44 PM
A Thanksgiving Day op-ed in the Sacramento Bee, jointly written by the Most Rev. Stephen Blaire, bishop of Stockton, Calif., and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, urged President Obama to use his executive power to end the deportations of illegal immigrants: "While we commend President Barack...
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