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Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country's immigration system ended their three-week fast Dec. 3 on the National Mall.  (Photo by Leslie E. Kossoff/Polaris Images)

Immigrant Activists End Fast on National Mall, Pass Baton

Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country’s immigration system ended their three-week fast Tuesday on the National Mall.

12/03/2013

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

President Barack Obama speaks at a Democratic Party fundraising event in San Francisco, Calif., on Nov. 25, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘I Believe The Speaker Is Sincere’ About Getting Immigration Done

Stung by plunging approval numbers at a low point in his presidency, President Barack Obama is urging donors to buck up while making a thread-the-needle appeal for bipartisanship with Republicans even as he calls for replacing the House GOP majority and holding his Democratic edge in the Senate.

11/26/2013

File photo of a person holding a driver's license from the Department of Motor Vehicles in Washington, DC. (Photo by TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Mayor to Sign Immigrant Driver’s License Bill

Starting next year, people living in the nation’s capital who don’t have legal permission to reside in the United States will be able to get driver’s licenses.

11/18/2013

President Barack Obama says there's no reason Congress can't pass an immigration overhaul by the end of summer. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Unions Ramp Up Push For Immigration Overhaul

Labor unions are spending more than $1 million on new television ads criticizing House Republicans for refusing to back comprehensive immigration reform.

11/06/2013

Border Patrol chief says arrests up 15 percent over last year. (Getty Images)

Border Patrol: 420,000 Arrests Last Year

The head of the Border Patrol says his agents made about 420,000 arrests in the budget year that ended in September.

11/01/2013

(From L-R) Representatives Al Gray (D-TX), Joseph Crowley (D-NY), John Lewis (D-GA), Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), among others are arrested on Capitol Hill in an act of civil disobedience to encourage support of immigration reform, October 8, 2013 as thousands rallied in support of immigration reform on the National Mall in Washington, DC.  (credit: CHRIS KLEPONIS/AFP/Getty Images)

No Ethics Case for Members Arrested During Protest

The House Ethics Committee won’t investigate eight House members arrested during an immigration protest near the Capitol earlier this month.

10/31/2013

File photo of Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL).  (credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Immigration Bill’s Fate Murky On Eve Of Lobbying

Prospects for comprehensive immigration legislation this year grew murkier on the eve of an all-out push by a coalition of business, religious and law enforcement to convince the House to overhaul the decades-old system.

10/28/2013

President Barack Obama speaks about the government shutdown and debt ceiling standoff in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 16, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘This Is The Moment We Should Finally Be Able To Get The Job Done’

President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to overhaul the nation’s immigration system.

10/24/2013

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

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