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A 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. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Americans Say Migrant Children Should Stay In US Temporarily

A 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.

08/11/2014

Days 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. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ryan: ‘We Don’t Trust The President To Enforce’ Immigration Laws

Days 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.

02/02/2014

Speaker 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. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Boehner Rejects Formal Immigration Reform Talks, Bill Likely Dead

Speaker 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.

11/13/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with business leaders on immigration reform. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Immigration Bill Clears Senate Test

Historic 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.

06/24/2013

Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks during a dedication ceremony for the new Frederick Douglass Statue in Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center, at the U.S. Capitol, on June 19, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Biden: Now Is Time For ‘Unfettered Path For 11 Million People’ To Become Citizens

Far-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.

06/21/2013

President Barack Obama arrives at the White House in Washington on May 5, 2013 upon his return from Columbus, Ohio. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

AP: Obama ‘Owes’ Hispanic Voters Following Re-Election Campaign

This 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.

05/06/2013

Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., take part in Politico's Playbook Breakfast series on Jan. 30, 2013 at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Members Of Gang Of Eight To Tour US-Mexico Border

A 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.

03/27/2013

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks during the 19th International AIDS Conference on July 23, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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.

11/12/2012

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