Immigration Law

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Why immigration is a major issue for women
Posted on 17 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On the House side, U.S. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, D.-Calif., formed a Women’s Working Group on Immigration Reform, whose members have been delivering speeches and sending colleagues letters about women and immigration. Politically, both... 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 the GOP Lose the Latino Vote?
Posted on 17 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Republicans warn that the party will pay a price for antagonizing the nation’s fastest-growing minority group. “Republicans have done a mystifying job of either ignoring or offending Hispanic voters,” said Mark McKinnon, a strategist... Read More

Tags: Republicans , vote , GOP , Latino

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

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

David Brooks: CIR Defeat 'Political Suicide" for GOP
Posted on 12 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"It’s beginning to look as though we’re not going to get an immigration reform law this year. House Republicans are moving in a direction that will probably be unacceptable to the Senate majority and the White House. ... This could be... Read More

Anti-immigration tone alienating Hispanics
Posted on 15 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Republican Party is beefing up its minority outreach nationwide and preparing to put its rising Latino stars on the campaign trail amid concerns that tough immigration rhetoric in the presidential primary is taking on an increasingly anti... Read More

Lacking Agricultural Visas, Growers Blame GOP
Posted on 3 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"When Chuck Herrin, who runs a large farm labor contracting company, looks out at the hundreds of workers he hires each year to tend to the countless rows of asparagus, grapes, tomatoes, peaches and plums, he often seethes in frustration. It is not... Read More

Language on immigration alienating Latino voters, GOP told
Posted on 29 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Senior Republicans including the brother of the former president George Bush have warned the party to avoid using "harsh, intolerable and inexcusable" language about illegal immigration or risk alienating Latino voters." - The... Read More

Polls: Most Republicans Nationwide Favor Path to Citizenship; Texas GOP Lags Behind
Posted on 21 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Why are so many Republican politicians getting on board with immigration reform lately? If a new study by the Public Religion Research Institute is any indication, it’s because their constituents are getting their back. The poll by PRRI, a... Read More

You Say You Want a Devolution -- in Immigration That Is
Posted on 15 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Republicans in the House need not take the swift boat to oblivion like a capsized generation of California Republicans in a prior decade. If the GOP House members are unwilling to swallow " a single, massive, Obamacare-like [immigration] bill... Read More

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