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.
The Obama administration is stressing that information provided while signing up for coverage under the new health care law will not be used to enforce immigration law.
A new report finds that the Internal Revenue Service mailed $4.2 billion in child-credit checks to undocumented immigrant families.
House Democrats have unveiled an immigration bill that includes a path to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants living here illegally and tightens border security.
A recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. has found that a previously observed decline in the number of unauthorized immigrants in the nation has seemingly reversed itself.
House Republicans took a tentative step toward offering citizenship to some unauthorized immigrants Tuesday, but hit an immediate wall of resistance from the White House on down as Democrats said it wasn’t enough.
Vice President Joe Biden is making a case for overhauling the nation’s immigration laws.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is warning that hundreds of thousands of residents may have to get new driver’s licenses or passports if a bill allowing people in the country illegally to get licenses becomes law.
Republicans’ knack for congressional redistricting helps them control the U.S. House, but it may be working against them on immigration changes that national GOP leaders see as critical to the next presidential election.
President Barack Obama says there’s no reason Congress can’t pass an immigration overhaul by the end of summer.