More Immigration Articles

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 29

    It'll be a busy day on Capitol Hill today, as lawmakers continue to work out major issues before the August recess. Immigration reform, Veterans Affairs legislation and foreign affairs remain on the docket before the summer break.

  • California governor takes dig at Texas guard plan

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown took a not-so-subtle dig at Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops to the border, saying Monday that he expects it to be a short-lived measure and that "wiser minds will prevail." Brown is in Mexico for three days of meetings, focusing on...

  • House GOP leaders expect border bill to pass Thursday

    House Republican leaders expressed confidence Monday that they would round up the votes to pass a border bill before Congress adjourns for its August recess at week’s end.

  • Obama mulls large-scale move on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November's mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally, allowing them to stay in the United...

  • This August, House Republicans should 'Occupy the Capitol': Examiner Editorial

    Congress is scheduled to begin its August recess next week. In most years, August is a time when Americans can breathe easy as Washington politicians suspend their usual routines for a few weeks.

  • How Harry Reid hopes to save funding for Israel from August gridlock

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., on Monday moved to ensure Israel receives crucial military aid, decoupling $225 million funding for the Iron Dome missile defense system from a controversial border bill.

  • Mixed message: Obama says illegal immigrants will be sent home 'at some point' as White House floats legalization plan

    After a meeting Friday with the presidents of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, whose nationals have flooded the U.S.-Mexico border in hope that they will be allowed to stay, President Obama again gave those mostly-underaged immigrants hope in a speech designed to discourage them from trying...

  • 77% want illegal immigrants sent home, 81% say it's a serious issue

    A huge majority of Americans believe the new immigration crisis of unaccompanied children streaming over the U.S.-Mexico border is serious, and almost as many want them gone, according to a new poll.

  • With days left until August recess, major legislation could be left undone

    Congress Monday will begin a final week of legislative action before adjourning for the August recess, but partisan gridlock threatens to leave key legislation unfinished.

  • California governor to meet with Mexican president

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown travels to Mexico for three days of meetings starting Monday and will discuss immigration in separate sit-downs with President Enrique Pena Nieto and Central American diplomatic and religious leaders. The governor's office announced Sunday that Brown...

  • Conservatives need a human rights agenda

    Over the last few months, however, as minors piled up at the border, the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act has drawn a lot of attention -- and blame.

  • Steve Scalise blames Obama for lack of border crisis deal

    Newly elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise said President Obama -- not Congress -- was to blame for a lack of a plan to deal with the border crisis, saying House Republican leaders are "willing to lead."

  • Spanish police bust gang that eased entry to the US

    MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have broken up a gang suspected of selling forged passports and resident cards for entry into the United States, arresting 14 of its members. The organized group was allegedly composed of Cuban nationals who charged between 1,000 and 1,500 euros...

  • Obama prods GOP on border issue, cites progress

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With one week left before Congress' August recess, President Barack Obama is prodding Republicans to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families from Central America, but with chances dimming that border legislation will reach his desk before the break, he also is...

  • Zogby Report Card: After such a bad week, Obama should go on vacation early

    Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama and his agenda had a miserable week, and maybe the president should go on vacation early.



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