immigration reform

President Obama held a Tuesday meeting at the Eisenhower Office Building with the country’s top law enforcement officials to make the case for immigration reform. Obama said the current system “makes it harder” for law enforcement to do their jobs, reiterating that most illegal immigrants “are not making trouble,” and “are not causing crimes.”  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama: Most Illegal Immigrants ‘Not Making Trouble, Not Causing Crimes’

President Obama held a Tuesday meeting at the Eisenhower Office Building with the country’s top law enforcement officials to make the case for immigration reform. Obama said the current system “makes it harder” for law enforcement to do their jobs, reiterating that most illegal immigrants “are not making trouble,” and “are not causing crimes.”

05/14/2014

A House chairman said Thursday that supporters are making headway in garnering support for a bill to give young immigrants brought to the country illegally a path to resident status through the military. (Getty)

GOP Seek Path For Illegal Immigrants Through Military Service

A House chairman said Thursday that supporters are making headway in garnering support for a bill to give young immigrants brought to the country illegally a path to resident status through the military.

04/10/2014

President Barack Obama gives a press conference in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House in Washington on Dec. 20, 2013. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

GOP Senator: Obama ‘Issuing Executive Orders To Change The Law Very Frequently’

Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) reinforced that Republican distrust of President Barack Obama is rooted in executive overreach from the administration.

02/09/2014

Days after House Republicans unveiled a roadmap for an overhaul of the nation's broken immigration system, one of its backers said legislation is unlikely to pass during this election year. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ryan: ‘We Don’t Trust The President To Enforce’ Immigration Laws

Days after House Republicans unveiled a roadmap for an overhaul of the nation’s broken immigration system, one of its backers said legislation is unlikely to pass during this election year.

02/02/2014

U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor could be the next House speaker, but first he has to get past a little-known, tea party-backed challenger with a vocal following in Tuesday's Republican primary in Virginia.  (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Cantor: ‘Distrust’ Of Obama’s Ability To Enforce Current Laws Halts Immigration Reform

Cantor said that House Republicans will not take up a Senate bill on the issue, and stated that immigration reform doesn’t have a comprehensive fix, but instead requires a “step-by-step approach.”

02/02/2014

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

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