GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry’s statements on immigration More… in Florida last week and the reaction of immigration-enforcement-only policy supporters seems to be having an impact on the Florida Legislature.
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Democrats in both houses of Congress plan to reintroduce the DREAM Act, legislation that would provide a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States illegally by their parents.
At a Wednesday press conference, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid promised More… that the bill would get a vote on
President Barack Obama called for immigration reform, including a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, in a speech in El Paso More…, Texas, on Tuesday. It was Obama’s first trip to the border as president.
Obama said the lack of progress on immigration reform occurred despite work from people on
UPDATED at 11:58 p.m., with details on how to watch the speech live.
Acknowledging that America’s current immigration system is “broken,” President Obama is planning to tell Americans how to fix it when he gives a speech Tuesday afternoon near the border of Texas and Mexico.
Following a tour of
Even as Utah’s package of immigration reform measures is being pointed to as a model for reform, the ACLU brings suit to prevent some of the laws from being implemented.
The ACLU and others say that one component of the package will lead to racial profiling More… as police will
Maryland is set to join ten other states More… in passing a DREAM Act allowing undocumented immigrants to receive in-state tuition rates at state colleges and universities.
Texas was the first state to institute a DREAM Act in 2001, and other states have formally or informally used the term to refer
2011 was to be the year state legislatures around the U.S. took Arizona’s lead and cracked down on illegal immigration. It didn’t happen.
Colorado backed off early in the session, More… with legislators saying they didn’t want to suck the cash-strapped state into a legal quagmire. Other states with tough-talking Republican
Colorado supporters of an Arizona-style immigration bill say they will pull the bill this morning before it comes to a vote.
As reported by The Durango Herald, even Republicans feared the bill was unconstitutional, and Democrats said it wasn’t needed in Colorado anyway.
From the Herald:
Rep. Randy Baumgardner, More…