Tag Archives: Immigration

House Passes Clean DHS Funding Bill

The House passed a “clean” DHS funding bill, Tuesday afternoon, funding the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the fiscal year and ending the dispute over previously attached immigration amendments.

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Democratic Leaders Pelosi & Reid: We’re Not Going To Play Games With DHS Budget

“If they send over a bill with all the riders in it, they’ve shut down the government,” Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid told reporters Thursday.

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Sen. Manchin Prepared To Vote Against Immigration Actions

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) is willing to vote against President Obama’s executive actions over immigration if a clean bill to fund DHS is passed

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WH: Immigration Actions Are Interest For National And Economic Security

“We believe that the economic impact of these executive actions are positive—job creation, economic growth, reducing the deficit, to even strengthening social security”

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Sec. Johnson Calls For Clean DHS Bill

“The clock is ticking,” Johnson said. “And as I stand here there is nothing from Congress to fund [the DHS] beyond that point.”

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WH: ‘Ironic’ That Congress Will Get Paid If DHS Shuts Down

John Earnest

“The question before the United States Congress is, are they going to continue to accept their paychecks and not do their jobs” while DHS employees face possible furloughs.

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DOJ Asks Texas Judge To Halt Immigration Ruling

The Department of Justice has filed motion on Monday requesting Texas Federal judge to grant emergency stay blocking his own ruling which puts President Obama’s immigration actions on hold

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DHS Funding Fight Drags On As Deadline Looms

“This is reckless, irresponsible, but unfortunately consistent with the premise that we can hold hostage the operations of government or the Department of Homeland Security to get our way,” House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer said Tuesday.

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Third Strike on Senate Vote for DHS Funding Bill

Democrat Senators urged Senate Republicans to pass a “clean bill” to fund the Department of Homeland Security or face a partial government shutdown.

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Jeb Bush Lays Ground For Presidential Campaign

Photo Courtesy: Right To Rise PAC

Bush presented ideals that he says will remedy the struggles of “too many Americans [who] live on the edge of economic ruin.”

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Friday, March 27

● Arnie’s Army moves to Florida

● Label rule makes generic drug makers squirm

● Student loan collection should copy IRS tactic

● Rating state laws for charter schools

● CDC rolls out new anti-smoking campaign

● Taking aim against predatory lenders

Senate Republicans Claim Saudi Arabia Has Lost Faith In U.S.

Adel Al-Jubeir, the Saudi Ambassador to the United States, denied the Senators claims, saying that the Saudi government is “working very closely with the U.S., consulting very closely with the U.S.

Obama Boosts Consumer Protection Bureau, Goes After Payday Loan Lenders

The new rules will require payday lenders to ensure consumers can afford to repay the loans in a timely fashion, keeping consumer from “getting stuck into cycles of debt.”

Building Explodes, Collapses In NYC’s East Village

Photo credit: Scott Westerfeld

According to reports, witnesses said an explosion was heard prior to the building being engulfed in flames, with the New York Fire Department declaring the situation a level seven-alarm fire.

Coalition Airstrikes Begin In Tikrit… Conditionally

That is, the coalition will not strike unless Iranian-backed militias leave the premises.

Japan Prime Minister Abe To Address Congress In April

Prime Minister Abe will become the first Japanese leader to address a joint meeting of the United States Congress.