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Romney to hit Obama on immigration in key speech
Published: Sep 17, 2012
"Mitt Romney will vow to "permanently" fix the nation's immigration system, as he courts Hispanic voters who are solidly behind President Obama.
In a speech today before the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the GOP presidential nominee plans to stress themes of creating jobs, balancing the budget and building small businesses, according to excerpts of
Obama, Romney duel over China, immigration
Published: Sep 17, 2012
"Romney also will vow to work with members of both parties to develop a permanent fix for America's immigration system, according to the excerpts of his speech, which provided no details.
"Like so many issues confronting our nation, when it comes to immigration, politics has been put ahead of people for too long,"
Romney will say in a dig at Obama. Romney
Obama: I Didn't Promise to Complete Immigration Reform in my First Term
Published: Sep 14, 2012
"President Barack Obama said Thursday in an exclusive interview with Agencia Efe, Spain's international news agency, that he had not promised to complete his entire 2008 campaign agenda, including immigration reform, during his first term but rather had said that he would begin working on it.
When asked if he regretted not having been able to deliver on
Jeb Bush Working on Book about Immigration
Published: Sep 13, 2012
"A hot button issue in the upcoming elections and one of the most contentious topics in the Republican Party is also the subject of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. Bush has started work on a book about immigration and landed a deal with
Threshold Editions, a conservative imprint of Simon & Schuster, for "Immigration Wars: Forging An American Solution."
Delayed deportations approved ahead of elections
Published: Sep 12, 2012
"Less than two months before a presidential election in which both parties are fighting for the key Hispanic vote, the Obama administration has approved the first wave of applications from young illegal immigrants hoping to avoid deportation and get a work permit.
The Homeland Security Department is notifying a small group of people this week that they
L.A. to consider multi-use library cards for illegal immigrants
Published: Sep 11, 2012
"Los Angeles officials are considering a plan to turn the library card into a form of identification that the city's large illegal immigrant population could use to open bank accounts and access an array of city services.
The City Council unanimously voted recently to consider the proposal, which would have Los Angeles join the growing number of cities
Some in GOP seek new immigration tone
Published: Sep 10, 2012
"A growing number of influential Republicans in Arizona are speaking out in favor of an alternative approach to immigration — one that includes a guest-worker program and letting undocumented immigrants gain legal status.
Along with those elements, the approach calls for securing the border and remaining tough on immigration enforcement.
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