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Rep. McCaul: 'For God's Sakes, If We Can't Unite Around Border Security What Can We Unite Around?'The House is moving toward a vote on a bill aimed at securing the U.S. border with Mexico, as majority Republicans seek to demonstrate that they can chart their own course on immigration — not just oppose President Barack Obama.
Poll: Majority Of Americans Say Migrant Children Should Stay In US TemporarilyA majority of Americans say that unaccompanied minors apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border should be allowed to remain in the country for at least some length of time.
Ryan: 'We Don't Trust The President To Enforce' Immigration LawsDays after House Republicans unveiled a roadmap for an overhaul of the nation's broken immigration system, one of its backers said legislation is unlikely to pass during this election year.
Boehner Rejects Formal Immigration Reform Talks, Bill Likely DeadSpeaker John Boehner said Wednesday that the House will not hold formal, compromise talks on the Senate-passed comprehensive immigration bill, a fresh signal from the Republican leadership that the issue is dead for the year.
Immigration Bill Clears Senate TestHistoric immigration legislation cleared a key Senate hurdle with votes to spare on Monday, pointing the way to near-certain passage within days for stepped up security along the border with Mexico and a chance at citizenship for millions living in the country illegally.
Biden: Now Is Time For 'Unfettered Path For 11 Million People' To Become CitizensFar-reaching immigration legislation offering the prize of U.S. citizenship to millions is swiftly gaining ground in the Senate following agreement between Republicans and Democrats on dramatic steps aimed at securing the border with Mexico.
AP: Obama 'Owes' Hispanic Voters Following Re-Election CampaignThis may be the year Congress decides what to do about the millions of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. After years of gridlock, there are ideas whizzing all around Washington.
Members Of Gang Of Eight To Tour US-Mexico BorderA group of U.S. senators who will be influential in shaping and negotiating details of an immigration reform package is traveling to the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona to get a firsthand look at issues affecting the region.
Graham: Illegal Immigrants 'Can't Stay Unless They Learn Our Language'Two senators on opposite sides of the aisle are proposing comprehensive changes to the immigration laws that would include a pathway to citizenship for the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants now in the United States.
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