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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 legislation after the election, which they hope will serve as the […]

By CAITLIN DICKERSON The Obama administration is delaying deportation proceedings for recent immigrants in cities across the United States, allowing more than 56,000 of those who fled Central America since 2014 to remain in the country legally for several more years. The shift, described in interviews with immigration lawyers, federal […]

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 confident that, with President […]

By Lydia Wheeler The Department of Justice lost its last chance Monday to save President’s Obama’s immigration programs. Without any explanation, the Supreme Court decided not to rehear the administration’s appeal of a lower court order blocking the president’s attempt to shield nearly 5 million people from deportation. In June, […]