Labor unions are spending more than $1 million on new television ads criticizing House Republicans for refusing to back comprehensive immigration reform.
House Republicans took a tentative step toward offering citizenship to some unauthorized immigrants Tuesday, but hit an immediate wall of resistance from the White House on down as Democrats said it wasn’t enough.
President Barack Obama says overhauling the nation’s immigration system can provide a big boost to the economic recovery.
Immigration in America isn’t cheap.
The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Thursday that the “door to the American dream must always remain open” as he announced a broad coalition of business, labor, faith organizations, law enforcement and ethnic groups intent on overhauling the nation’s immigration system.