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Category Archives: CIR
The introduction of sweeping immigration legislation on Tuesday is likely to ignite a months-long battle between those who want citizenship for the nation’s 11 million illegal immigrants and opponents who view such an approach as amnesty. A bipartisan group of … Continue reading
Outline of the Border Security Section of The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013
Today the bi-partisan “Gang of Eight” released an outline for immigration reform below is the section on Border Security, check back here tomorrow for more analysis and commentary on this important piece of legislation. Below you will find the border … Continue reading
CBS News – Expanding Network Of GOP Fundraisers Pressing Path To Legal Status For Millions Of Illegal Immigrants
As Congress readies for a drawn-out immigration debate, an expanding network of Republican fundraisers is pressing for a path to legal status for millions of immigrants living in the United States illegally. Business leaders and donors who raised tens of … Continue reading
Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio hit the Sunday news show circuit to sell his comprehensive immigration bill, promising that the legislation would not offer “amnesty” to the 11 million undocumented workers already living in this country. “What we have now … Continue reading
As a bipartisan group of eight senators prepared to introduce a plan early next week to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, Senate negotiators have agreed to a cutoff date that could bar hundreds of thousands of immigrants from the path … Continue reading
Days after labor and business announced a major breakthrough in their negotiations on the future flow section of immigration reform. Senator Marco Rubio and Lindsay Graham took to the airwaves to caution that while they had a “conceptual agreement” There … Continue reading
One of the most important components of any immigration reform bill will be how the immigration system will be changed to deal with future waves of immigrant workers in manual labor sectors. Last week, leaders from business and labor came … Continue reading
High-tech leaders including the former heads of AOL and Mozilla are organizing a “virtual march for immigration reform” aimed at pressuring lawmakers to enact sweeping changes to the nation’s immigration laws. The effort unveiled Monday is particularly focused on making … Continue reading
As the move to pass immigration reform continues, a bipartisan House group reports making “really good progress” despite missing a target date for an agreement, while multiple senators and congressmen have expressed optimism that legislation will pass.
After meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, U.S. Sen. John McCain said Friday that he and other lawmakers working on an immigration overhaul will meet with President Barack Obama on Tuesday to discuss the effort to revamp the system. McCain, … Continue reading