Tag Archives: Immigration

House Scraps Border Vote Ahead Of Recess

The move suggests that Republicans did not have the support necessary on their side of the aisle to pass the measure.

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Senate Republicans Back $659 Million Border Plan, Dismiss Democrat Request

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol, July 29, 2014, with (left) Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX). (Photo by James Cullum)

And there are only a couple days left until the August recess.

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Dems Push To Let Young Undocumented Immigrants Enlist

“By allowing them to enlist we … ensure that all branches of our military stay fully staffed,” Rep. Polis (D-Colo.) said.

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O’Malley, White House At Odds Over Immigrant Children

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“I’m far more concerned about children being penned up and cooped up in conditions that look a lot more like kennels than they look like the way a humane country should be treating refugee kids,” O’Malley said.

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Poll: Immigration Concerns Spike

17 percent name immigration as a top issue facing the U.S., up from 5 percent in June.

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Hoyer Supports Obama’s Funding Request For Border Crisis

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks to reporters from the Capitol on Wednesday, June 1, 2014. (Photo by James Cullum)

Hoyer hopes that Boehner will bring the initial request from the Obama administration of $4.3 billion in funds to the floor within the next ten days.

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Jeh Johnson To Immigrants: “You Will Be Sent Home”

“We have to return people and we have to show others in Central America that we are returning people,” Johnson said.

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McCain Scolds Border Commissioner Over Detention Facility Rules

“I want those instructions revoked as far as members of Congress are concerned, and I want it done today,” McCain demanded.

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White House Preparing To Ask For More Border Funds

The details of the supplemental spending request will be released on Tuesday.

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Texas Dems Urge Obama To Visit Border

Hinojosa stresses that Obama needs to see firsthand the extensive work that needs to be taken in order to assist the refugees, federal agents and volunteers.

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LISTEN: The World in Two Minutes – July 31, 2014

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Israel presents evidence of rockets originating near Gaza schools, Argentina defaults on its national debt, and electric car sales double in Europe.

Our Government Needs To Sound Louder Warnings About Jihadists

Islamist terrorists no longer huddle and hide in caves in Afghanistan.

Anonymous Syrian Defector Reveals Assad’s Killing Machine

To protect his identity, “Caesar” wore a blue-hooded jacket, a baseball cap and sunglasses to hide his face.

Boehner: Obama Risks A “Legacy of Lawlessness”

“If the President takes these actions, he’ll be sealing the deal on his legacy of lawlessness,” Boehner said.

House Scraps Border Vote Ahead Of Recess

The move suggests that Republicans did not have the support necessary on their side of the aisle to pass the measure.

Cantor Gives Final Floor Speech As Leader, McCarthy Takes Over

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“I shudder to think what the world looks like in five years for us and our allies if we don’t steel our resolve and stand tall with those who stand with us,” Cantor said.