GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s recent call for a humane path to immigration enforcement makes him the most recent conservative voice calling for solutions that encompass something more than the mass deportation of undocumented immigrants.
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U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., Harry Reid, D-Nev., Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., John Kerry, D-Mass., and Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., reintroduced a comprehensive immigration reform bill on Wednesday.
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 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.
As Arizona lawmakers yesterday introduced a bill to deny citizenship to children born in the U.S. to non-citizen parents, it is interesting to note what other states and cities and counties have spent defending similarly unconstitutional laws.
Wednesday night the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act of 2010, bipartisan legislation that lawmakers have batted around Washington for years as the post- 9/11 recession-era politics of immigration have grown…
The Colorado Springs Gazette this week came out with an editorial strongly opposing Arizona-style immigration reform.
Republicans may be off to a horrible start. At a meeting of the Colorado Republican Study Committee in Denver on Monday,
The Bush tax cuts, which will disproportionately benefit millionaire Washington DC lawmakers in relation to the rest of the nation’s population, are a low priority for Americans, even Republican Americans. Americans want jobs.
Here’s a chart on American…
During his campaign for the presidency in 2008, Barack Obama made the now-broken promise to Latino supporters that he would pass comprehensive immigration reform in his first year as president. But in remarks to the press on Wednesday, after Republicans took control of the House and won back several seats in the Senate, talk of immigration reform was noticeably absent.
Student DREAM Act backers and immigration reform activists took to the streets over the weekend, knocking on doors to talk Boulder residents into voting for candidates who favor comprehensive immigration reform.
“We as folks who are interested in the DREAM…