A coalition of over 60 prominent conservative leaders has “serious concerns” about the proposed Senate immigration reform legislation, according to a letter that will be released on Tuesday.
The union representing U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officials will officially oppose the proposed Senate immigration reform legislation on Monday, according to an advance statement obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
A new Quinnipiac poll shows American voters supporting a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants reached a new low.
The African American Leadership Council asked the Congressional Black Caucus to oppose the Senate Gang of Eight’s immigration bill at a press conference Wednesday morning.
The Senate architects of a bipartisan immigration reform that would put 11 to 12 million illegal aliens on the path to U.S. citizenship shifted tactics on Sunday, arguing in light of the Boston Marathon bombing that revamping American immigration laws would make the homeland more secure.
Sen. John Cornyn (R., Texas) sent a letter today to Senate Judiciary’s Immigration, Refugees, and Border Security Subcommittee Chairman Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) requesting a hearing on the sudden release of 2,228 immigrant detainees from Immigration and Customs Enforcement facilities.
Border patrol agents are facing salary cuts, gas rationing, and other constraints in the face of budget cuts driven by the sequester even as detained illegal immigrants live in detention centers replete with comforts reminiscent of college campuses.
Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton told the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday that he could have avoided releasing 2,228 illegal immigrant detainees if he heeded Congress’s measures to help ease sequestration cuts, according to the Washington Examiner.