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.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray wants people living in the country illegally to be able to get driver’s licenses in the nation’s capital.
A government watchdog agency is reporting that the Department of Agriculture is promoting food stamp benefits to illegal immigrants.
More than seven-in-ten Americans – 71 percent – say illegal immigrants should be allowed to remain in the U.S. legally if they meet basic citizenship requirements.
A Maryland House panel is considering a bill that would allow illegal immigrants to continue to obtain driver’s licenses.
The Maryland Senate has passed a measure that would allow illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses.