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Speaker Boehner Mocks GOP House Colleagues Opposed to Immigration Reform
Posted on 27 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"That's Boehner speaking at a meeting of the Rotary Club in his home district near Cincinnati, Ohio. He was in the area specifically to bolster his standing for the upcoming Republican primary in his district, the Cincinnati Enquirer writes.... Read More

Tags: Boehner , reform , House

As House Clock Runs Out, Immigration Reform Looms
Posted on 30 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Lawmakers have come under an unprecedented wave of lobbying from immigration-reform supporters on the right and left in recent days, keeping hopes for the legislation alive in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives. A small legion of... Read More

Congress: How Immigration Reform Died (Part I)
Posted on 12 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[I]n a series of interviews with The Hill over the past two months, Democratic and Republican negotiators said the group’s failure stemmed from divisions among Democrats over strategy and policy, as well as Boehner’s refusal to put his... Read More

Will Tallent Hire Lead to CIR?
Posted on 4 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has hired a veteran expert on immigration policy, a move that could signal a renewed House effort to act on the issue in 2014. Rebecca Tallent, director of immigration policy at the Bipartisan Policy Center , will start... Read More

Tags: Boehner , tallent , reform , House , cir

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

Is Immigration Reform Dead?
Posted on 28 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"I think it's the conventional wisdom that immigration reform is dead in the House," said Stephen Yale-Loehr , an immigration expert at Cornell Law School. "But I think there could still be a surprise." - Gannett, Sept. 27, 2013... Read More

Conservative Economists Back Immigration Reform, Send Letter to Boehner
Posted on 29 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The conservative American Action Forum , a major player on the pro-immigration reform side of the debate over immigration reform, has released a who’s who list of prominent economists who back immigration reform. The letter was sent to House... Read More

House GOP Proposals Could Legalize 6.5 Million Immigrants
Posted on 15 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Between 4.4 million and 6.5 million immigrants illegally in the United States could gain an eventual pathway to citizenship under proposals being discussed by Republicans in the House of Representatives, according to an estimate published Tuesday... 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

Band of House Republicans Push CIR
Posted on 9 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Webster is among about two dozen GOP lawmakers who support an eventual path to citizenship for millions of people who are living in the U.S. illegally. These Republicans are facing the daunting challenge of trying to persuade colleagues to follow... Read More

Tags: Republicans , reform , GOP , House , cir

Advocates Arrested at DC Sit-In for Immigration Reform
Posted on 2 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Seeking to send a message to lawmakers as they leave to face their constituents over the August recess, 41 leaders of groups supporting an overhaul of the immigration system held a noisy but peaceful sit-in on Capitol Hill on Thursday and were arrested... Read More

Tags: protest , dc , reform , House , sit-in