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1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

Republicans For Immigration Reform Fails to Raise Any Money

Not surprising. PACs like these are funded strictly by a handful of narrow special interest.


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5 hrs ago |

Eric Cantor's attacks against President Obama are relentless

Quoting from Michelle Bachmann, "[ Eric Cantor ] Thou protesteth too much." In the same club as Senator Mitch McConnell and John Boehner, Eric Cantor wants to become the leader of the pack.


Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Senator Marco Rubio

9 hrs ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

Border Patrol arrests more than 200 illegal immigrants in McAllen

At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally were arrested in a makeshift encampment in suburban South Texas.


Related Topix: Prison, Illegal Immigration, US News

14 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Immigrant tuition bill opens rift in Republican party

The abrupt announcement that a bill to give some undocumented immigrants in-state tuition would not get a vote caught off guard Gov. Rick Scott and other state Republicans.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Rick Scott, US Governors, Florida, Florida Government, Charlie Crist

Fri Apr 18, 2014


Deport Bieber? White House declines comment

The White House has declined to comment on a "Deport Justin Bieber and revoke his green card" petition, saying the "We the People" petition system allows the Executive Office to dodge comments "to avoid the appearance of improper influence."


Silicon Alley Insider

White House Refuses To Comment On Petition To Deport Justin Bieber

Troubled pop star Justin Bieber has had high-profile run-ins with the law recently but the White House doesn't appear set to add to his growing catalogue of woes.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Justin Bieber

Silicon Alley Insider

GOP Congressman Says Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Reward 'Law Breakers'

Republican Iowa Congressman Steve King responded after an organization backed by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg launch an advertising blitz against him Friday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Mark Zuckerberg, Startups, Facebook


Teen Confesses Undocumented Status to Hillary Clinton

A young woman who tearfully and publicly confessed to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that she was an undocumented immigrant was praised by Clinton for being "incredibly brave."


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration

The Hill

Boehner spox: No change on immigration

Speaker John Boehner's office on Friday moved to tamp down speculation that GOP leaders are preparing to act on immigration reform.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Lincoln Daily News

Obama argues healthcare law is working, rejects Republican criticism

President Barack Obama mounted a vigorous effort on Thursday to show his signature healthcare law is working and dismissed Republican critics who are using flaws in Obamacare to campaign for ousting Democrats from the U.S. Congress in November.


Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Health Insurance, Health


Illinois GOP leaders to urge immigration reform

Candidate for governor Bruce Rauner and other top Illinois Republicans will join the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition at a gathering next week to urge Congress to adopt immigration reform.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Dennis Hastert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois Government

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Some California congressional races rack up out-of-state bucks

Outside money is pouring into San Joaquin Valley congressional races, a potentially mixed blessing for candidates and a sure sign of more to come.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Valadao, Jim Costa, Democrat, Representative Jeff Denham, California

Thu Apr 17, 2014


U.S. envoy Power urges Myanmar action to stop Rakhine violence

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Thursday urged the Myanmar government to intervene in Rakhine State to stop violence between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims and ensure the delivery of humanitarian aid.


Northern Michigan News

Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keeping people in jail after they're eligible for release so that they can be ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Oregon, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR)

Government Executive

Budget Vote Proves House GOP Can't Do Anything Big in 2014

Last week's budget vote demonstrated why House Republicans are unlikely to accomplish anything significant on the legislative front in 2014.


Related Topix: US News, Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, Frank LoBiondo, Representative Austin Scott, Republican, US House of Representatives


U.S. court deportations fall 43 percent over five ...

Deportations through U.S. immigration courts have fallen 43 percent in the past five years as the federal government brought fewer cases before those courts, according to Justice Department data analyzed by the New York Times on Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama


Who Are the Real Saboteurs of Immigration Reform?

Solving the illegal immigration problem should not be hard. No one knows how many foreign nationals are residing illegally in the United States -- estimates range from 11 million to 20 million.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Prison, Opinion

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Obama and Cantor Clash on Immigration Overhaul

Well, that didn't go well. President Obama phoned House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Wednesday to implore the GOP's floor guardian to take up the Senate's comprehensive immigration legislation, but judging by Cantor's response, there's no way that is happening.


Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Contractors Act to Avert Labor Pinch

A new plan aims to combat a shortage of skilled construction workers by pushing legislative and regulatory reforms that would make it easier to establish career and technical training programs.


Related Topix: Construction

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

ICE arrests 24 in Missouri, IllinoisICE arrests 24 in Missouri,...

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested 24 men in Missouri and Illinois for what ICE officials call "egregious" immigration violations, including illegal immigrants who committed crimes in the U.S. and repeat immigration offenders.


Related Topix: Missouri, US News, Illegal Immigration