House Republicans wrestled inconclusively with the outlines of immigration legislation Thursday night, sharply divided over the contentious issue itself and the political wisdom of acting on it in an election year.
House Republican leaders poised to revive efforts to overhaul the immigration system with new broad policy principles are facing a direct challenge from a GOP senator who is warning against a headlong rush toward reform.
Former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan criticized President Barack Obama’s assertion that he will bypass Congress and act unilaterally to enact laws with executive orders.
Vice President Joe Biden reiterated President Barack Obama’s message a day after the State of the Union address that the administration will act without Congress.
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan says House Republicans will tackle immigration reform in pieces rather than the Senate’s comprehensive approach.
His agenda tattered by last year’s confrontations and missteps, President Barack Obama begins 2014 clinging to the hope of winning a lasting legislative achievement: an overhaul of immigration laws.
Immigrants living in the U.S. illegally will be able to obtain a Maryland driver’s license or identification card under a new law.
The new year is bringing a host of new laws taking effect in January or thereabouts.
Federal prosecutors in New York say they cannot meet a judge’s demands they quickly deliver documents about thousands of immigrants who have been detained nationwide for months or years as their immigration status is reviewed.
Nine people were arrested during a protest outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in northern Virginia on Monday morning, authorities say.