WASHINGTON (AP) — Backers of comprehensive immigration legislation are gearing up for a campaign to push the House to act, even as some begin openly voicing fears they’re already losing the fight. Congress’ monthlong August […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats say they will not agree to any immigration bill that lacks a path to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants living illegally in the United States. Senators and House members […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Comprehensive immigration legislation passed by the Senate would reduce illegal immigration into the U.S. by one-third to one-half beyond what would happen under existing law, the Congressional Budget Office said Wednesday. That’s […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The controversy over the government’s secret subpoena of Associated Press telephone records has revived legislation that protect journalists from having to reveal their sources to federal investigators — and the White House […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping immigration legislation would help authorities to know who is in the country, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Tuesday, as supporters of a system overhaul marshaled arguments against opponents.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tempers flared at a Senate hearing on immigration legislation Monday as a Republican senator objected to a Democrat’s criticism of attempts by some to link the Boston Marathon bombings to the immigration bill.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators who helped write bipartisan immigration legislation say the Boston Marathon bombings should expedite an overhaul of the current system. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said Sunday that the […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A filibuster averted. A likely accord on immigration reform. A former Republican presidential candidate thanked — publicly! — by the Senate’s top Democrat. Lawmakers of both parties lunched together for the first time many could remember.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators writing a comprehensive immigration bill hope to finish their work this week, opening what’s sure to be a raucous public debate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even with one of the largest hurdles to an immigration overhaul overcome, optimistic lawmakers on Sunday cautioned they had not finished work on a bill that would provide a path to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants.