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Trump rejects senators’ bipartisan ‘Dreamer’ immigration plan

Trump rejects senators’ bipartisan ‘Dreamer’ immigration plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday rejected a bipartisan “Dreamer” immigration plan proposed by a group of U.S. senators, saying it did not properly fund his long-touted wall along the southern border with Mexico and calling it “a step backward.” Reuters: U.S.

January 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Conservatives Alarmed By Trump’s 'Comprehensive Immigration Reform' Talk

Conservatives Alarmed By Trump’s 'Comprehensive Immigration Reform' Talk

WASHINGTON ― During a televised meeting with lawmakers at the White House on Tuesday, President Donald Trump seemed to endorse a number of controversial immigration positions that are giving conservatives on Capitol Hill some cause for concern, particularly a taboo term among Trump’s base: “comprehensive immigration reform.” Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

January 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
White House, Congress prepare for talks on spending, immigration

White House, Congress prepare for talks on spending, immigration

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Friday it was set to kick off talks next week with Republican and Democratic congressional leaders on immigration policy, government spending and other issues that need to be wrapped up early in the new year. Reuters: Politics

December 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Obama’s immigration action blocked again; Supreme Court only option left

Obama’s immigration action blocked again; Supreme Court only option left

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s executive action to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation suffered a legal setback on Monday with an appeal to the Supreme Court now the administration’s only option. Reuters: Politics

November 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Illegal immigration a dominant theme at Republican forum even without Trump

Illegal immigration a dominant theme at Republican forum even without Trump

By Steve Holland MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – There was no Donald Trump but his top issue, illegal immigration, was a dominant theme on Monday for 14 Republican presidential candidates who tested their messages at a New Hampshire forum to start a pivotal week on the campaign trail. Facing their first face-to-face debate on Thursday in […]

August 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Cameron sets immigration red line ahead of EU summit

Cameron sets immigration red line ahead of EU summit

By Andrew Osborn and Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron said on Thursday restricting European Union migrant access to Britain's welfare system was a red line in his negotiations with the bloc, ahead of an EU summit he wants to use to launch informal talks on the issue. Cameron, re-elected on May […]

May 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
U.S. Justice Department asks for stay to allow immigration action

U.S. Justice Department asks for stay to allow immigration action

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday formally requested an emergency stay to put on hold a Texas judge's decision that temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration from taking effect. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen had issued a court order to halt the immigration actions, which would grant temporary relief from deportation for […]

February 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Republicans look to challenge Obama on energy, Cuba, immigration

Republicans look to challenge Obama on energy, Cuba, immigration

WASHINGTON/HONOLULU (Reuters) – Republicans take full control of the Congress this week with an agenda of trying to force approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline and push back on President Barack Obama’s sweeping policy shifts on Cuba and immigration. Reuters: Politics

January 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Congress can block use of fees for immigration overhaul: memo

Congress can block use of fees for immigration overhaul: memo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress can block President Barack Obama from using federal immigration fees to issue permits for millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States, according to a congressional research memo released on Wednesday. The memo from the non-partisan Congressional Research Service to Republican Senator Jeff Sessions could provide a […]

November 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
Can Obama’s immigration plan really lift wages?

Can Obama’s immigration plan really lift wages?

The Obama administration is touting that its immigration action will boost wages. But the hike amounts to only $ 170 a year by 2024. Economic news – CNNMoney.com

November 23, 2014 | By | Reply More