One More Immigration Try

By The Editorial Board, The Wall Street Journal Courts this year have deferred the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, but the issue will return soon enough. So bravo to 19 Republicans who have signed a discharge petition to debate a fix for the...

American Dreamers Hold Out Hope

By Danielle Westermann King, HRE Daily On Tuesday, Judge John D. Bates of Federal District Court for the District of Columbia rules that the Department for Homeland Security had 90 days to submit tangible proof that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is...

Immigration May Be on Hold in Congress, but the Trump Administration Continues to Restrict Legal Immigration

By Charles C. Foster, Texas Lawyer Over a year ago, Donald J. Trump was inaugurated and set out to make good on campaign promises that would deport illegal immigrants and seek funds to construct a wall on the southern border. Now, after a year of presidential action on...

After Senate Failure on Dreamers, Immigration Faces Unclear Path in House

By Natalie Andrews and Kristina Peterson, The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—The Senate’s failure to pass immigration legislation this week has alarmed some centrist House Republicans who have been pushing their leaders for months to bring up a bill that would provide legal...

Immigration Measures Fail in Senate

By Kristina Peterson and Siobhan Hughes, The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—The Senate failed to break its impasse over immigration Thursday after a week of debate, as a flurry of unsuccessful votes left the chamber no closer to resolving the fate of hundreds of thousands of...

U.S. Senate rejects immigration proposals, continuing limbo for “Dreamers”

By Jilian Aguilar, The Texas Tribune The U.S. Senate on Thursday failed to advance any of the four immigration proposals that lawmakers offered up this week, meaning legislation to protect young undocumented immigrants and bolster border security is again at a standstill. Sixty...

Every immigration proposal in one chart

By Lisa Desjardins, PBS A range of immigration proposals under debate in the Senate this week could change the lives of hundreds of thousands of young, undocumented immigrants who are now protected from deportation by DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The...

Trump and the Dreamers

The Wall Street Journal Senators are debating immigration this week in a way the Senate was intended to function—with open debate and amendments. Imagine that. No one knows how it will turn out, but this is the best chance the U.S. has in years to break the right-left stalemate,...

Commentary: Why U.S. needs immigrant labor to sustain economic growth

By Rob Lallier, Special to the American-Statesman Two recent incidents illustrate for me America’s current quandary over immigration. The first came during my return to Austin from a needed midsummer break in Colorado. My friend and I made a wrong turn somewhere south of Lubbock....

Trump Has Got Democrats Right Where He Wants Them

By Thomas B. Edsall, The New York Times President Trump’s immigration proposal has put Democrats in a bind; they know it and he knows it. Trump’s immigration “framework” — first outlined on Jan. 25 — represents an unusually sophisticated strategy. He proposes to more than double...
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