Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., expressed support for President Obama’s use of executive action on immigration legislation, saying that the real “failure of leadership” is with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio., for being “spooked” into a corner by Tea Party conservatives.
President Barack Obama announced that he will bypass Congress and take steps on his own to make the necessary changes to the immigration policy.
House Minority Leader visited a Border Patrol facility in Texas that holds unaccompanied children.
At a Democratic leaders press conference on Thursday, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said that House Republicans are too “afraid of the Tea Party” to pass immigration reform, adding that the reality is that the Tea Party’s power has already “peaked.”
WH Press Secretary: ‘We’re Not Just Going To Sit Around And Wait’ For Congress To Pass Immigration Laws
Frustrated waiting for Congress to act on immigration reform, newly-minted White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that President Obama is seeking ways to use his executive authority to directly stem a recent influx of illegal immigrants streaming into the U.S.
House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said he is ready to “move now” on amnesty legislation, saying that “immigration reform needs to be done.”
A $350 million “funding opportunity” from the Department of Health and Human Services to provide shelter for underage illegal aliens indicates that recipients must provide the children with “family planning services” and added “sensitity” to sexual orientation issues.”
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin warns that amnesty will decimate America.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday that “the ball is moving forward” on immigration reform despite the surprise defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Virginia primary.
Immigrant Rights Groups: 13-Year-Old Boy Claims He Was Sexually Molested By Border Official While In Custody
A coalition of advocacy groups says it has documented more than 100 allegations of mistreatment of unaccompanied immigrant children arrested by U.S. border authorities.