Governor Rick Perry revved up for a presidential bid in 2011 by showing the country who’s boss in Texas: He slashed spending, tightened abortion restrictions and declared illegal immigration a state emergency. He’s not calling the shots anymore.
A far-reaching new immigration bill is getting its first test at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, where opponents of the legislation will be able to face off with its authors.
A bipartisan group of senators is almost ready to share with colleagues and voters an immigration overhaul crafted over several months.
A bipartisan immigration bill soon to be introduced in the Senate could exclude hundreds of thousands of immigrants here illegally from ever becoming U.S. citizens, according to a Senate aide with knowledge of the proposals.
Senators writing a comprehensive immigration bill hope to finish their work this week, opening what’s sure to be a raucous public debate over measures to secure the border.
Jeb Bush writes in a new book that Mitt Romney moved so far to the right on immigration that it proved “all but impossible” for the Republican presidential nominee to appeal to Hispanic voters in the 2012 election.
The Homeland Security Department released from its jails more than 2,000 illegal immigrants facing deportation in recent weeks due to looming budget cuts and planned to release 3,000 more during March.
The White House is seeking to keep delicate immigration negotiations on track, as a key Republican senator distances himself further from a draft bill President Barack Obama’s aides are readying in case congressional talks crumble.
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.
Texas Democrats want immigration back in the conversation at the Capitol as the White House and Congress propose new paths to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people in the U.S. illegally.
Since the November elections, many Republicans nationwide have tempered their tone on immigration — if not reversed course completely — after years of tacking right.
Republicans face a delicate balancing act as they embrace an unprecedented shift in their views on immigration reform — and no one better exemplifies the potential risks and rewards than Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida.
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