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President Barack Obama said Friday that top priorities for Congress should be increasing the minimum wage and overhauling the immigration system, while acknowledging that election year politics could complicate the effort.
One hundred women, plus more than 20 undocumented immigrants, were arrested in Washington, DC on Sept. 12 for protesting the House of Representatives inaction on comprehensive immigration reform.
Federal judges have permitted a gay Filipino immigrant to stay in the U.S. despite deportation orders because he has suffered persecution for his sexual orientation in his native land.
A Dallas suburb can’t enforce a law that bans immigrants in the United States without legal permission from renting apartments, a federal appeals court said Monday.
Growing uncertainty over a sweeping immigration overhaul measure has dimmed expectations for a big summertime achievement and left President Barack Obama still in search of a marquee legislative accomplishment to mark his second four years.
Far-reaching immigration legislation cruised toward passage in the Senate on Wednesday as House Republicans pushed ahead on a different approach that cracks down on millions living in the United States illegally rather than offerin a chance at citizenship
Republicans’ hopes to reclaim the White House in the 2016 elections hinge on whether they support - or sabotage - the immigration overhaul being debated in the Senate, two lawmakers who helped write the proposal warn.
The Senate Judiciary Committee hopes to pass a compromise on high-tech visas and may punt a controversy over gay marriage to the full Senate as it makes final drafting decisions on immigration legislation.
Though LGBT groups remain optimistic on an inclusive LGBT immigration bill, some have raised concern that the gay amendments could destroy the bill’s chances of becoming law.