Second term begins with an increased focus on immigration issues; Congress signals bipartisan agreement on similar principles.
On January 29, just a few weeks after President Barack Obama reconfirmed his commitment to...more
This week, the promised launch of a new political effort to pass comprehensive immigration reform in the U.S. Congress has taken off. Yesterday, eight Senators unveiled their outline of a bipartisan plan for comprehensive...more
This week, both President Obama and the Senate announced frameworks for comprehensive immigration reform. The following is a comparison of key elements in each of the plans....more
Now that the fiscal cliff has been dealt with, Immigration reform appears to be the next big item on the agenda for the President and Congress. Just this week both the Senate and the President unveiled a framework for...more
Just before Congress ended its last session to allow for re-election campaigning, Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2010.
This bill, which will...more
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