Could Immigration Be the Issue Trump Uses to Make Good on Promises to Unify the Country?

With the election results in, it’s no surprise that half the country is going to work and school this morning deflated.  In a sense, that was bound to happen no matter the final outcome, largely due to the polarized nature of American politics and the current America...

Influential House Members Planning Immigration Push in 2017

By Jon Reid Two influential House Democrats are planning another shot at immigration reform next year, regardless of who controls the House. Veteran Reps. Luis Gutiérrez (D-Ill.) and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) have already held “preliminary discussions” about crafting draft...

How Trump, Clinton immigration plans would affect the US

By STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press No doubt the two presidential candidates have dramatically different approaches on immigration. In tone, Republican Donald Trump often highlights violent crimes perpetrated by immigrants in the country illegally, with aggressive rhetoric that...

Major US Immigration Reform in Store for 2017

By Charles Foster I learned the hard way that it is difficult to make predictions as to when Congress will finally enact broad- based, comprehensive immigration reform. Having served as a senior immigration policy adviser for President George W. Bush in 2000 and 2004, I felt...

5th Circuit Allows Injunction on DAPA and DACA Expansion to Stand

On Tuesday, May 26th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit declined to lift a February 2015 temporary injunction halting both the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the new Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) program...

Hillary Clinton’s immigration pledge puts Republican quandary in sharp relief

Seated between “Dreamers” – young people brought to the country illegally as children – for a roundtable discussion at Rancho high school in Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton issued the clarion call immigration activists had been waiting for this week. “I will fight for comprehensive...
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