Immigration reform will make matters worse for an already damaged economy, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) said on Thursday.
Adding millions of workers through comprehensive immigration reform would have a devastating impact to an already poor economy, according to a growing number of Republicans in Congress.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has approved over 80 percent of young illegal immigrants who have applied for its Deferred Action program, an administrative version of the DREAM Act.
My must read of the day is “Immigration Bill’s Fate Murky on Eve of Lobbying,” in the New York Times.
Sen. John Cornyn (R., Texas) criticized the Senate immigration bill’s approach to border security during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing Tuesday morning.
President Barack Obama’s dark-money group Organizing for Action is hosting rallies around the country to show support for the Senate Gang of Eight immigration bill, the Huffington Post reports.
The Senate’s immigration reform bill contains an odd piece of legislation that has little to do with securing the border or reforming the nation’s byzantine immigration process.
A House version of immigration reform would contain tougher border security measures than the Senate’s amended bill but could ultimately be derailed by the Affordable Care Act, one House Republican involved in the negotiations said Wednesday.
A new study from the George W. Bush Institute on the potential economic benefit of immigration highlights the divide amongst conservatives on the hot-button issue.