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Icelandic lawmakers introduced a proposal in Parliament on Thursday to grant immediate citizenship to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, who admits to revealing key details of U.S. surveillance activities. (Photo credit should read KAY NIETFELD/AFP/Getty Images)

Iceland Lawmakers Propose Immediate Citizenship For Snowden

Icelandic lawmakers introduced a proposal in Parliament on Thursday to grant immediate citizenship to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, who admits to revealing key details of U.S. surveillance activities.

07/04/2013

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

People walk past the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 13, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Rules Arizona Cannot Require Voters To Prove US Citizenship

The Supreme Court says states cannot require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.

06/17/2013

The Republican leaders of the House of Representatives are pledging to act to fix the nation's immigration system but making clear that they will not simply accept legislation passed by the Senate. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

House GOP Leaders Vow To Fix US Immigration System

The Republican leaders of the House of Representatives are pledging to act to fix the nation’s immigration system but making clear that they will not simply accept legislation passed by the Senate.

05/23/2013

File photo of the U.S. Capitol building. (credit: Getty Images)

Source: Immigration Bill Could Exclude Many

A bipartisan immigration bill soon to be introduced in the Senate could exclude hundreds of thousands of immigrants here illegally from ever becoming U.S. citizens, according to a Senate aide with knowledge of the proposals.

04/12/2013

Feinstein: Obama May Be 'Too Cautious' With ISIS (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein: Tentative Deal Reached On Dispute Standing In Way Of Immigration Bill

A tentative deal has been reached to resolve a dispute between agriculture workers and growers that was standing in the way of a sweeping immigration overhaul bill, a key senator said Tuesday.

04/09/2013

File photo of the steps of the U.S. Capitol. (credit: Getty Images)

House Group Finalizing Sweeping Immigration Bill

A group of Republicans and Democrats in the House is finalizing a sweeping immigration bill that offers work permits and the eventual prospect of citizenship to millions of people living illegally in the United States, aides say. That path to citizenship, however, is likely to take at least 15 years for many, longer than envisioned by Senate immigration negotiators or by President Barack Obama.

04/05/2013

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US Army Offering Fast Track to Citizenship for Immigrants with Special Skills

While Congress debates immigration policy, the Army is offering a fast path to U.S. citizenship for some legal immigrants if they can fill certain critical jobs.

02/28/2013

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US Army Offers Citizenship Track To Immigrants For Needed Skills

While Congress debates immigration policy, the Army is offering a fast path to U.S. citizenship for some legal immigrants if they can fill certain critical jobs.

02/28/2013

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