All Posts Tagged With: "immigration reform"
Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton lowered the gauntlet for immigration reform during her first campaign appearance for 2016 on Tuesday in Nevada. She strongly backed the recent executive actions of President Obama, promising to push for a comprehensive reform bill that would include a pathway to U.S. citizenship for the undocumented immigrants. She argued that […]
A U.S. lawmaker who is the head of a House committee blames the failure of the country to pass legislation on immigration reform on what he calls Republican racism. The comments of Democrat Steve Israel a member of the House of Representative’s go along with those made by Nancy Pelosi, the leader of the Democrats […]
On Thursday, the White House said President Obama ordered that deportation practices be reviewed, an announcement made amidst pressure from Hispanic organizations to cut back on the number of deportations. In Thursday evening a meeting, the president told Congressional Hispanic Caucus leaders that he asked Jeh Johnson the Secretary of Homeland Security to examine the […]
John Boehner the U.S. Speaker of the House said the issue to solve the immigration law overhaul seems obvious. The Republican leader said immigration needed to be done and the quicker it is dealt with, the better off the U.S. would be. Yet, nearly seven years after George W. Bush the former President urged the […]
Mitt Romney says that dealing with the issue of immigration is something the Republicans must do. Only six months ago, it looked in the U.S. as though Congress was closer than ever to finally agreeing to the reform of the country’s immigration laws that would give a pathway to U.S. citizenship to the estimated 11 […]