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Former President Bill Clinton. (credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Clinton: Immigration Reform ‘The Only Way To Keep Our Country Growing’

Former President Bill Clinton says that immigration reform is something the country needs, and is “the only way to keep our country growing.”

12/22/2013

The nation's already backlogged immigration courts might soon be thrown into more havoc as roughly half of their 220 judges will be eligible for retirement next year.  (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Nearly Half of Immigration Judges Eligible to Retire, Courts Overwhelmed

The nation’s already backlogged immigration courts might soon be thrown into more havoc as roughly half of their 220 judges will be eligible for retirement next year.

12/22/2013

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visit fasting protesters on the National Mall on Nov. 29. (credit: @fast4families)

President Obama Visits Fasting Immigration Protesters in D.C.

The First Couple visited activists in D.C. on Friday who have been fasting for the past few weeks in protest to pressure Congress to pass new immigration laws.

11/29/2013

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. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Boehner Rejects Formal Immigration Reform Talks, Bill Likely Dead

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.

11/13/2013

Speaker John Boehner expressed optimism on Wednesday about House action by year's end on stalled efforts to overhaul immigration as Republicans discussed possible limited steps to deal with the contentious issue. Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Boehner ‘Hopeful’ Of Immigration Action This Year

Speaker John Boehner expressed optimism on Wednesday about House action by year’s end on stalled efforts to overhaul immigration as Republicans discussed possible limited steps to deal with the contentious issue.

10/23/2013

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) is arrested on Capitol Hill in an act of civil disobedience as thousands rallied in support of immigration reform on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 8, 2013. The demonstrators called on Congress to adopt an immigration law that would allow the nation's 12 million undocumented immigrants the ability to apply for U.S. citizenship. (Photo credit: CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images)

8 Congressmen Arrested During Immigration Rally in D.C.

At least eight Democratic members of the House were among about 200 people arrested Tuesday after they blocked a main street near the Capitol during a massive rally seeking to push Republicans to hold a vote on a stalled immigration reform bill.

10/08/2013

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. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Democrats Ready To Move On Immigration Bill

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.

10/02/2013

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Capitol Hill – in a trip he stated was “largely for immigration” -- to lobby members of Congress in support of comprehensive immigration overhaul legislation. (Photo by Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

Zuckerberg Lobbies Congress on Immigration, Says 11 Million People Treated Unfairly

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Capitol Hill – in a trip he stated was “largely for immigration” — to lobby members of Congress in support of comprehensive immigration overhaul legislation.

09/18/2013

Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.). (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Party Call For Immigration Reform Not A Concern To Some In GOP

Immigration advocates are spending August trying to generate momentum in favor of remaking immigration laws in Congress.

08/11/2013

His second-term agenda on the line, President Barack Obama urged his most ardent supporters to mount a summertime show of support that can rival any opposition Obama and Democrats may face from constituents next month. "We've got to get folks activated and involved," Obama declared. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Obama To Democratic Base: ‘How Do We Keep People Involved?’

His second-term agenda on the line, President Barack Obama urged his most ardent supporters to mount a summertime show of support that can rival any opposition Obama and Democrats may face from constituents next month. “We’ve got to get folks activated and involved,” Obama declared.

07/22/2013

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