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Under pressure, Obama vows to examine deportations
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson prepares to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 13, 2014, to outline President Barack ObamaaTMs FY2015 budget requests to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
KBCI CBS 2
Obama orders review of US deportation practices
Seeking to pacify frustrated immigration advocates, President Barack Obama is directing the government to find more humane ways to handle deportation for immigrants in the U.S. illegally, the White House said Thursday.
House Passed Two Anti-Obama Bills That Move Backwards On Immigration Reform
House Republicans passed two measures this week that purport to tackle Obama's " executive overreach ."
Hispanic Dems to meet Obama on immigration
Top Hispanic Democrats in the House will meet with President Obama on Thursday to discuss the next steps on immigration reform, according to a White House official.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Dem Congressman Gets Creepy, Sings to Himself to Avoid Obamacare Questions
'If the Affordable Care Act is so affordable, why does the White House keep delaying it without congressional approval?' Daily Surge publisher Jason Mattera asked the Illinois Congressman.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Huffington Post
Raul A. Reyes: Mr. President, Listen to Your Immigration Allies
There is an expression in Spanish, Dime quienes son tus amigos y te dire quien eres , or "Tell me who your friends are, and I'll tell you who you are."
Right-left immigration alliance frays
Conservative groups are intensifying pressure on House Republicans to overhaul immigration laws this year as the push for legislation becomes more urgent.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Groups raise pressure on Obama to scale back deportations
The advocates are urging the administration to expand its deferred action program - which allows some undocumented youngsters to remain in the United States temporarily - to include unthreatening adults.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Midwestern Business Leaders, in Support of Immigration Reform -- Now
In spite of the results in a 2013 survey that show that 77% of Midwestern business leaders consider it important for government to pass new immigration legislation this year, Congress continues to drag its feet.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Durbin, Gutierrez demand Obama stop deporting illegals
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Immigration advocates call on Obama to cut back deportations
Immigration activists have called on President Obama to ease deportations of undocumented immigrants, saying he isn't doing enough on immigration reform .
Wed Mar 05, 2014
US News & World Report
Democratic Lawmakers Call Out Obama as 'Deporter in Chief'
Rep. Luis Gutierrez gave the president "five stars" as the "deporter in chief," drawing attention to Obama's aggressive posture toward immigrant deportations.
2 senators seek fewer deportations
Two influential Democratic senators are endorsing calls from the Latino and immigrant-rights groups pressuring the Obama administration to halt deportations of most undocumented immigrants a growing demand from advocates as prospects for reform on Capitol Hill continue to be dim.
Race For Governor Of Colorado Heating Up
The recent entrance of Bob Beauprez makes for a total of seven Republicans now vying for the nomination for Governor of Colorado.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
GOP, Dems break the ice over chicken, ribs and cupcakes
Breaking news: House Republicans and Democrats, in an election year, sat down for a meal in the Capitol last week and enjoyed each other's company.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Ill. GOP congressional primaries closely watched
In a year when only half of Illinois' 18 congressional seats have March primary contests, the most closely watched are between Republicans as the party aims to undo a near Democratic sweep of contested seats two years ago.
Leadership on immigration
Too often, Illinois politics have been a source of embarrassment for me, but recently, I was proud to see Republican U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger and U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk join Democratic U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to speak out in support of common sense immigration reform policies.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
National Public Radio
Arizona's Rep. Pastor, A Democrat, Won't Seek Reelection
He's seen here with Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., in 2010. After more than 20 years in Congress, Rep. Ed Pastor, D-Ariz., says he won't be running for reelection.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Democrats' immigration gambit
Hill Democrats and immigration reform advocates are almost certain they'll have to resort to a rare procedural move to try to force a vote on an overhaul this year.
Florida Democrat: Without immigration reform, where will we get our landscapers and maids?
Via the Free Beacon , a rare example of a politician articulating the subtext of the evergreen 'jobs Americans won't do' euphemism.