Tag Archives: Immigration

House Votes To Overturn Obama’s Immigration Actions

The bill passed 236-191. Before the final vote, amendments meant to roll back protections for undocumented immigrants were approved.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – January 12, 2015

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Could last week’s attacks in Paris prompt the European Union to impose new rules for entering and exiting the continent?

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House Releases $39.7 Billion DHS Bill

The proposed bill does not include language limiting Obama’s executive actions on immigration, but Republicans have said that those provisions will be added via amendments.

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Boehner: Amendments May Influence Immigration Executive Action

“Members of Congress support funding the Department [of Homeland Security], but what we cannot allow the president to go around the Congress,” Boehner said Thursday.

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Obama To Hold Last Briefing For 2014

The briefing will likely include the newly announced policy change with Cuba, attacks on Sony, executive actions on immigration, tensions with Russia, and the upcoming change in leadership in Congress.

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House Passes Immigration Protest Bill

The measure passed 219-197, with 3 votes present

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Boehner Moving Forward With CRomnibus Bill

The proposed bill would fund the DHS through early 2015, at which time Republicans will be in a better position to restrict spending on immigration reform.

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States And Governors Sue To Stop Immigration Order

The lawsuit says that Obama took action to unilaterally change the law and that “unilateral suspension of the Nation’s immigration laws is unlawful.”

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Jeh Johnson: Executive Action On Immigration Within Legal Authority

“The President used these actions as a first step toward reform of this system and continues to count on Congress for the more comprehensive reform,” Johnson said.

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Congress’ Newest Budget Term: “CRomnibus”

The CRomnibus is part “omnibus”, a long-term funding bill, and part “continuing resolution”, a short-term funding bill.

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Thursday, January 29

● Truth and history triumphs in libel case

● Fuel tax doesn’t support many highways

● 16 million children are on food stamps

● 24% are clueless about Paris massacre

● FOIA challenge is dismissed by federal judge

● China honey seized by duty collectors

 

Goodbye: Obama Praises Hagel In Military Tribute

“You’ve always been frank and honest and said what you thought, and I have so profoundly benefited from that candor,” Obama said.

LISTEN: The Day Ahead – January 29, 2015

Greece’s Prime Minister meets with the head of the European Parliament, another attempt at South Sudan peace talks and the Security Council discusses Haiti.

UN Peacekeeper in Lebanon Killed by Israeli Mortar Attack

Two Israeli soldiers were also killed as Hezbollah militants launched rockets and missiles into the contested Golan Heights region early Wednesday.

House Passes New Energy Bill, Increases DOE Regulations

Congressman Bill Johnson says new act would put a “shot clock on the Department of Energy” and “create a freer world and a stronger America”

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – January 28, 2015

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Fighting between Israel and Hezbollah claims three lives and heavy rains in Southern African have displaced a quarter million people, most of them in Malawi.