Immigration

House Speaker John Boehner holds a news conference with the newly-elected members of the House GOP leadership at the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 13, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Boehner: ‘We’re Going To Fight The President Tooth And Nail’ On Immigration

President Barack Obama is poised to act soon to unveil a series of executive actions on immigration that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House.

11/14/2014

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Immigration, Keystone Top First Day of Lame Duck

Republicans controlling the House are divided over whether to fund the government for a couple of months past a December deadline to maintain leverage over President Barack Obama on immigration or to pass a full-year spending bill to clear the decks for a fresh start when the GOP gets full control of Congress in January.

11/13/2014

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Md., Va. Among States Where Thousands of Immigrant Children Have Been Placed

Immigration policy has been widely discussed in the U.S. lately, as refugees flood into the country attempting to escape violence in Mexico and Central America.

11/13/2014

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Arizona’s Immigrant Smuggling Law

Arizona’s frustrations over federal enforcement of the state’s border with Mexico spawned a movement nearly a decade ago to have local police confront illegal immigration. Now, the state’s experiment in immigration enforcement is falling apart in the courts.

11/10/2014

President Barack Obama pauses while speaking to the media during a news conference in the East Room a day after Democrats lost the US Senate Majority, November 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Senior Adviser: President Will Use Executive Action On Immigration By End Of Year

A top White House aide says that President Barack Obama will use executive action on immigration by the end of the year.

11/07/2014

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) speaks during day two of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 30, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

GOP Senator: Obama Will Lead US Into ‘Constitutional Crisis’ If He Acts Alone On Immigration

Republican Sen. Mike Lee warns that President Barack Obama will lead the United States into a “constitutional crisis” if he goes ahead and takes executive action on immigration.

11/07/2014

Senate Foreign Relations Committee ranking member Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) questions witnesses from the State and Treasury departments during a hearing about the ongoing P-5+1 talks with Iran in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on July 29, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Corker: Obama ‘Has Undermined Any Real Attempt To Solve Immigration Issue’ Due To Executive Order

Republican U.S. Sen. Bob Corker on Thursday criticized members of his own party for launching political attacks against those trying to overhaul immigration laws.

11/07/2014

House Speaker Boehner John Boehner speaks to the media during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol, on Nov. 6, 2014 in Washington, D.C.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Boehner: Obama Is ‘Going To Burn Himself If He Continues To Go Down This Path’ On Immigration

With President Barack Obama vowing to press ahead on immigration, prominent Hispanic Republicans are worried about the reaction of staunch conservatives.

11/07/2014

President Barack Obama holds a town hall meeting at Cross Campus in Santa Monica, California, on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: GOP Opposition To Immigration Overhaul Amounts To Political ‘Suicide’

President Barack Obama says Republican opposition to an immigration overhaul amounts to political “suicide.” He says the party risks losing support from an entire generation of immigrants.

10/10/2014

US President Barack Obama delivers remarks during the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 37th Annual Awards Gala in Washington, DC, October 2, 2014.              AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Hispanics: ‘I’m Going To Need You To Have My Back’

With frustration mounting, President Barack Obama sought Thursday to quell doubts he’ll use his presidential powers to act on immigration, telling Hispanics and immigration activists it’s “not a question of if but when.”

10/02/2014

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