immigration

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Immigration reformers to put pressure on Obama after Cantor loss

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Immigration reform advocates said on Wednesday that U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary election loss spelled doom for immigration legislation and that they planned to step up pressure on the White House to enact changes without waiting for Congress. David Brat, who scored a major upset […]

Immigration advocates focus on House GOP leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — Immigration advocates angry that legislation has stalled in Congress are increasingly focusing their ire at one person: Eric Cantor, the House majority leader. View full post on Congress News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Boehner defends rejecting immigration measure

House Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday defended a decision by Republican leaders to reject a GOP congressman’s effort to bring his immigration bill to a vote. Boehner told reporters that the national defense … View full post on Congress News Headlines – Yahoo! News

GOP congressman pushes for immigration vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman is pressing for a vote on his immigration legislation over House GOP leadership objections. View full post on Congress News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Fight looming on military immigration measure

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican congressman from California says he plans to force a vote next week on legislation giving a path to citizenship to people here illegally who serve in the military. View full post on Congress News Headlines – Yahoo! News

California Republicans stress immigration support

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. David Valadao says he's not worried that Congress' failure to pass immigration legislation will hurt his prospects for re-election to a district in California's agricultural heartland. Same goes for GOP Rep. Jeff Denham, who represents a neighboring district in the state's San Joaquin Valley. View full post on Congress News […]

Proposed Dominican Republic immigration law gets mixed reaction

By Ezra Fieser SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) – Proposed legislation offering a path to citizenship for tens of thousands of Dominican-born children of immigrants met mixed reactions on Friday from human rights groups, with some saying it does not protect enough people who could lose citizenship due to a court ruling. President Danilo Medina sent a […]

Not-guilty plea in immigration fraud case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man pleaded not guilty Monday to allegations that he entered the U.S. under false pretenses by concealing his military service and concealing crimes committed during the Bosnian war in the 1990s. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Not-guilty plea in US immigration fraud case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man pleaded not guilty Monday to allegations that he entered the U.S. under false pretenses by concealing his military service and concealing crimes committed during the Bosnian war in the 1990s. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Top Republican Refuses to Predict When Congress Will Vote on Immigration

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., declined to predict today whether comprehensive immigration overhaul will get a vote in Congress anytime soon. “My job isn’t to predict when it’s going to happen. My job is to build the consensus that we need to have immigration reform,” the… View full post on Congress News Headlines – Yahoo! News