Former Florida governor and potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said that although his pro-immigration views are not in line with his party’s base, he’s “not going to back down” on the country’s “immigration problem.”
Americans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates have preached in the past. Even a majority of Republicans in the country can see themselves voting for someone who would protect millions of immigrants from deportation, according to a new poll.
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says the House “has done its job” to fund the Department of Homeland Security by passing a bill to the Senate that de-funds a series of President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration that Republicans have deemed “unconstitutional.”
To hear congressional Republicans tell it, Democrats are so eager to grant work permits to immigrants in the U.S. illegally that they’d risk funding for the Homeland Security Department to do it. Democrats counter that it’s Republicans who are jeopardizing the Homeland Security budget in their zeal to deport immigrants brought here illegally as children.
House Republicans plan to take broad aim at President Barack Obama’s immigration policies next week, including votes to overturn protections for immigrants brought illegally to this country as kids.
WASHINGTON (CBS DC) — Former House Majority Leader and current Wall Street investment bank executive Eric Cantor says it would be a “disservice” to Americans if congressional Republicans focus on repealing Obamacare and reversing illegal […]
A top federal immigration official on Monday urged qualified immigrants to apply for President Barack Obama’s reprieve from deportation and sought to dispel fears that a future administration might unravel the program.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto praised President Barack Obama on Friday for his executive orders granting new rights to millions of people living illegally in the United States, calling it “an act of justice.”
Since Obama has taken things into his own hands offending the GOP base, some experts warn that his actions could hinder Republicans in the next election.
Hundreds gathered at CASA de Maryland in Hyattsville to watch President Barack Obama’s speech Thursday night during which he announced far-reaching orders on immigration that will allow millions of people now in the U.S. illegally to “come out of the shadows and get right with the law.”