Jeb Bush 'Not Going To Back Down' On Immigration, Supports 'Path For Legalized Status'Former Florida governor and potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said that although his pro-immigration views are not in line with his party’s base, he’s “not going to back down” on the country’s “immigration problem.”
Poll: Majority Of Republican Voters Support Immigrant Protection PoliciesAmericans appear open to a softer immigration policy than Republican presidential candidates have preached in the past. Even a majority of Republicans in the country can see themselves voting for someone who would protect millions of immigrants from deportation, according to a new poll.
Boehner Tells Senate Dems To 'Get Off Their Ass' Passing Immigration BillHouse Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, says the House “has done its job” to fund the Department of Homeland Security by passing a bill to the Senate that de-funds a series of President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration that Republicans have deemed “unconstitutional.”
Reid: Republicans 'Posturing For The Right Wing Of Their Party'To hear congressional Republicans tell it, Democrats are so eager to grant work permits to immigrants in the U.S. illegally that they'd risk funding for the Homeland Security Department to do it. Democrats counter that it's Republicans who are jeopardizing the Homeland Security budget in their zeal to deport immigrants brought here illegally as children.
House GOP Expands Attack Against Obama Immigration ActionsHouse Republicans plan to take broad aim at President Barack Obama's immigration policies next week, including votes to overturn protections for immigrants brought illegally to this country as kids.
Cantor: 'Disservice' For GOP To Take On Obamacare, Immigration Reform
Immigrants Urged Not To Fear Applying For ProgramA top federal immigration official on Monday urged qualified immigrants to apply for President Barack Obama's reprieve from deportation and sought to dispel fears that a future administration might unravel the program.
Mexican President Hails Obama's Immigration Order 'An Act Of Justice'Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto praised President Barack Obama on Friday for his executive orders granting new rights to millions of people living illegally in the United States, calling it "an act of justice."
Expert: Obama ‘Backing Republicans In A Bad Corner’ On ImmigrationSince Obama has taken things into his own hands offending the GOP base, some experts warn that his actions could hinder Republicans in the next election.
Marylanders Relieved After Obama's Immigration AnnouncementHundreds gathered at CASA de Maryland in Hyattsville to watch President Barack Obama's speech Thursday night during which he announced far-reaching orders on immigration that will allow millions of people now in the U.S. illegally to “come out of the shadows and get right with the law.”
Sen. Manchin: Now Was The Wrong Time For Obama To Act On ImmigrationPresident Barack Obama and his allies, confronting a buildup of GOP criticism, are seeking to sell the president's executive actions on immigration as good politics and good policy.
Obama Announces Executive Action on ImmigrationThe president is setting new enforcement priorities that could make it easier for many more people in the U.S. illegally to stay in the country.
Md., Va. Among States Where Thousands of Immigrant Children Have Been PlacedImmigration 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.
Cruz Says 'Under No Circumstances' Will He Challenge McConnell For Majority LeaderSen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, dismissed claims that he would contest Sen. Mitch McConnell for the Republican Senate majority position, despite very differing views between the two GOP senators on the Affordable Care Act, immigration and threats of another government shutdown.
Experts: Obama's Broken Promises Could Hurt Democratic Hopefuls In 2016President Barack Obama has made numerous promises to the American people, but hasn’t quite followed through on all of them. Most recently he promised to take action on immigration at the end of the summer, but is now delaying it until the end of the year.