Tag Archives: Immigration

Obama: Turkey Pardon 2014 “Fully Within My Legal Authority”

“I know some will call this amnesty, but don’t worry,” President Obama said. “There’s plenty of Turkey to go around.”

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The Latest On Ferguson, Immigration, The Middle East And More

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Boehner: “We Will Not Stand Idle” On Obama’s Immigration Order

Boehner said that the President’s plan encourages more immigration and “punishes” those who are trying to immigrate legally.

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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – November 21, 2014

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President Obama touts immigration reform in Las Vegas, Joe Biden pledges new assistance during a visit to Ukraine and the Japanese parliament is dissolved.

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McConnell Vows To Act Against Executive Action On Immigration

“If President Obama acts in defiance of the people and imposes his will on the country, Congress will act,” said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).

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Immigration Reform Supporters Protest At Senate Offices

The group of around 35 went to the offices of Minority Senate Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky), Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas).

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House Committee Skeptical Of New Refugee Program

“I don’t think they’ve [the State Department and Department of Homeland Security] fleshed out all the details of the program,” Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Matt Salmon (R-Az) said.

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Boehner Warns Obama Against Unilateral Immigration Action

“When you play with matches, you take the risk of burning yourself,” House Speaker John Boehner said. “He’s going to burn himself if he continues to go down this path.”

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McConnell: I Will Be Majority Leader

“The first thing I need to do is get the Senate back to normal,” Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said.

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LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 24, 2014

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Ebola spreads to Mali, the Security Council attempts to strengthen Somalia’s arms embargo and a UN expert on immigration says it’s time for holistic reform.

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Listen: The Holiday Weekend Ahead – November 27-December 1

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OPEC members talk oil in Vienna, Nicolas Sarkozy attempts to reenter French politics and Swiss voters decide whether to embrace a limited ‘gold standard’

Obama: Turkey Pardon 2014 “Fully Within My Legal Authority”

“I know some will call this amnesty, but don’t worry,” President Obama said. “There’s plenty of Turkey to go around.”

Justice Ginsburg Undergoes Heart Surgery

Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the Justice's Conference Room prior to Justice Elana Kagan's Investiture Ceremony. Photo/Steve Petteway, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States

“As long as I can do the job full steam…I think I’ll recognize when the time comes that I can’t any longer,” Justice Ginsburg told Elle magazine in September, “But now I can.”

EPA Proposes Plan To Restrict Smog-causing Ozone

“Today’s proposal is about informing Americans about healthy air quality so they can protect themselves as well as their families,” said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

400,000 Sign Up In First Week Of Obamacare

This year the numbers from the first week were trumpeted over Burwell’s Twitter account in a series of tweets, including how many people had used the call centers set up to help people enroll.

King Abdullah II To Visit White House

The meeting between the two leaders is scheduled for Dec. 5 so that they can discuss ongoing issues in the Middle east.