Immigration Law

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House Republicans to Offer Broad Immigration Plan
Posted on 26 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"House Republicans are preparing to unveil their own broad template for overhauling the nation’s immigration system this week, potentially offering a small opening for President Obama and congressional Democrats to pass bipartisan legislation... Read More

House to Embrace Path to Citizenship?
Posted on 2 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Prospects for congressional passage of a U.S. immigration overhaul looked bleak on Friday, but some House Republicans signaled they would offer a way for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in the country to get legal status that could be... Read More

House Democrats Present Immigration Overhaul Plan
Posted on 11 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Just days before a bipartisan group of eight senators is expected to present legislation that would make broad changes to the nation’s immigration system, a group of Democrats in the House unveiled its own blueprint for an immigration overhaul... Read More

LexisNexis Expert Steve Yale-Loehr on the Fence and the House
Posted on 2 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., says he opposes an immigration bill working its way through the Senate because it offers "a mere promise of enforcement in the future." For example, the bill’s promised 700 miles of border fencing —... Read More

Expert: Immigration a 'Minefield' for Boehner, House Republicans
Posted on 4 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"With pressure mounting on House Speaker John Boehner to tackle the politically and emotionally charged issue of immigration reform, activists on both sides of the debate are gearing up for a major legislative clash in 2014. ... “It’s... Read More

Will House Republicans Accept the Senate Proposal for Immigration Reform?
Posted on 24 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Former House Judiciary Committee counsel Nolan Rappaport goes through the recent bipartisan Senate proposal for immigration reform and discusses its pluses, minuses, and prospects in the House of Representatives. Excerpt: "...Resistance to comprehensive... Read More

The Guns of August (2013)
Posted on 23 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Molly Ball , Josh Marshall and Frank Sharry try to predict what the House of Representatives will do with immigration reform, and why. (Apologies to Barbara Tuchman .) Read More