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Immigration Reform

Individuals await interviews at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

House Republicans Work Immigration Behind Scenes

Immigration overhaul legislation has been dormant in the House for months, but a few Republicans are working behind the scenes to advance it.

09/30/2013

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G.W. Bush Promotes Benefits Of Immigration Reform

Making a rare return to the political arena, former President George W. Bush urged Congress on Wednesday to reach a “positive resolution” on immigration reform.

07/10/2013

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Thousands March In Dallas For Immigration Reform

Thousands of people, many dressed in white t-shirts, converged on downtown Dallas Sunday to show their support for immigration reform.

05/05/2013

Individuals await interviews at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Texas Democrats & Republicans Say Immigration Reform Needed

President Obama’s former advisor says it was probably a mistake that the Commander in Chief’s immigration plan was made public. Regardless, Democratic state Representative Rafael Anchia (Dallas District 103) says it’s time for immigration reform.

CBSDFW.COM–02/18/2013

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Immigration Reform Impact On North Texas

There are more than one-point-one million people in Texas without legal status. Demographers estimate 400-thousand of them live in the North Texas area.

CBS 11–01/28/2013

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Senators Reach Agreement On Propsed Immigration Reform

A bipartisan group of leading senators has reached agreement on the principles of sweeping legislation to rewrite the nation’s immigration laws.

01/28/2013

Former U.S. President George W. Bush salutes upon arrival at the airport of Gaborone on July 5, 2012. Bush was in Botswana as part of a cervical and breast cancer awareness campaign. (credit: Monirul Bhuiyan/AFP/GettyImages)

Former President George W. Bush Hosts Immigration & Economy Conference

As President, George W. Bush championed comprehensive immigration reform, but his legislation failed in Congress.

12/04/2012

Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) speaks to her peers on January 21, 2009 at the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Retiring Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison Takes On Immigration Reform

Retiring Republican Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas is one of three senators proposing legislation that would help children of immigrants.

CBS 11–11/27/2012

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State Republicans Blame Each Other For Immigration Bill Failure

When the immigration enforcement bill died again this week without a vote in the Texas House, Democrats smirked while Governor Rick Perry and GOP lawmakers angrily blamed each other for its demise.

06/30/2011

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Texas Senate Opens Hearing On Immigration Bill

Dallas and Houston law enforcement officials said Monday that they oppose legislation that would free up officers in so-called sanctuary cities to ask about the immigration status of anyone pulled over during a traffic stop, questioned as a witness or otherwise detained.

06/13/2011

A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks for footprints from illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Getty Images/John Moore)

Opposing Groups Agree: No AZ-Style Immigration Reform In TX

Some groups that are usually on the opposite side of issues are joining together to oppose Arizona style immigration reform for Texas.

KRLD–01/06/2011