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

Immigration Bill On Track For Senate Passage

Historic immigration legislation is on track to clear the Senate by week’s end following a successful test vote.

06/25/2013

President Barack Obama spoke on June 11, 2013 about immigration reform at the White House. During his speech, he urged for the passing of a comprehensive immigration reform bill. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Immigration Bill Advances In Senate

The Senate voted Tuesday to advance a landmark immigration bill, clearing away the first procedural hurdle in front of legislation opening the door to citizenship for millions.

06/11/2013

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, confers with Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., during the Senate Judiciary Committee's markup for the immigration reform bill on Capitol Hill on May 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

High-Tech Companies Pushing For More Concessions In Immigration Bill

High-tech companies looking to bring more skilled workers to the U.S. pushed Monday for more concessions in an immigration bill pending in the Senate.

05/14/2013

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., addresses a breakfast meeting of the 2013 Annual Legislative Summit of U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) March 19, 2013 at Capitol Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Paul: ‘I Want To Be Constructive In Making’ Immigration Bill Strong Enough For Conservatives To Vote For

Republican senators criticized border security provisions in a new immigration bill Tuesday, arguing that the landmark legislation can’t pass Congress unless the measures are strengthened.

05/07/2013

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., addresses Jeffrey Zients, acting director and deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, on the president's fiscal year 2014 budget proposal during testimony before the Senate Budget Committee on April 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sessions On Immigration Bill: ‘The Longer It’s Out There The Worse It Smells’

As a Senate committee prepares to begin voting this week on far-reaching immigration legislation, advocates are watching warily to see whether opposition, thus far subdued, builds into the same kind of fierce backlash that shut down Congress’ last attempt to remake the nation’s immigration system.

05/06/2013

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

Conservative author and pundit Ann Coulter delivers remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at the Marriott Wardman Park on Feb. 10, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Coulter: ‘Too Bad Suspect No. 1 Won’t Be Able To Be Legalized By Marco Rubio’

The Boston Marathon bombings cast a shadow Friday over the start of debate on legislation to remake the U.S. immigration system, as some Republicans argued that the role of two immigrant suspects raised questions about gaps in the system.

04/19/2013

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testifies during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing, on April 18, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Napolitano Invited To Testify At Immigration Bill Senate Hearing

A far-reaching new immigration bill is getting its first test at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, where opponents of the legislation will be able to face off with its authors.

04/19/2013

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