June 20, 2013 Like the contest between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs, the effort to pass a comprehensive immigration bill in Congress is proving wildly unpredictable.
June 18, 2013 House Speaker John Boehner strongly suggested he would abide by the Hastert rule on immigration legislation, meaning no floor vote unless a majority of House Republicans backed the bill.
June 14, 2013 Calling for reform of America's immigration laws, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said, "Immigrants are more fertile, and they love families, and they have more intact families." His speech stressed immigrants' role in America's economic future.
June 13, 2013 The amendment to the broader immigration overhaul would have blocked the centerpiece of the legislation until after the U.S.-Mexico border had been deemed secure for six months.
June 11, 2013 Political necessity dictates that President Obama not embrace the Senate immigration legislation too tightly.
May 20, 2013 The opposition from the National CIS Council is a boost to the National ICE Council, which until now had been the lone voice of opposition among enforcement unions.
May 6, 2013 In his new role as president of the Heritage Foundation, the former South Carolina senator parts company with a conservative Senate ally on the subject of immigration.
May 1, 2013 Activists said the poll challenges the perception that blacks believe they compete with immigrants for jobs and wages.
April 30, 2013 Many farmers are cheering government proposals to give thousands of seasonal farmworkers a path to legal status. But even if the bill passes, it won't solve the long-term trend of fewer migrants coming north to work on U.S. farms. Farmers will instead have to learn how to do more with less immigrant labor.
April 12, 2013 The Immigration and Customs Enforcement union is concerned the bipartisan group working on immigration legislation is putting a path to citizenship ahead of border security. Florida Republican Marco Rubio is seen as key for garnering conservative support.
April 12, 2013 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced the launch of FWD.us, an organization promoting immigration and education reform. But he's been politically active before, dining with politicians and donating millions to public education.
April 10, 2013 The decentralization was on display during a march on Washington on Wednesday, which was organized by a disparate group of activists. But experts and protesters said not having a national leader gave them a political advantage.
April 1, 2013 It's still far too early to know whether Congress will be able to achieve major changes to the nation's immigration laws. All that's certain at this stage is that lawmakers on both sides of the partisan divide, and in both chambers, continue to act as though they think they can.
March 31, 2013 An agreement between labor and business chiefs clears one of the last — and perhaps largest — hurdles for concrete legislation. Senators from the bipartisan group working to overhaul immigration say a deal is close but not complete.