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Immigration Reform Proposal Shows Similar Ideas Betweeen Bush and Obama Published: Jan 31, 2013 "Take a look back at President Bush’s 2006 televised address to the nation on immigration reform and read it alongside President Obama’s Las Vegas take on the same subject this Tuesday. The style may be different, but the substance and sentiment are essentially the same. In both cases, there are calls for increased border security paired with a
Obama's Immigration Plan Inspires Some, Irks Others Published: Jan 30, 2013 " speech was short on details and instead loaded with prepared but enthusiastic remarks about the need for reform. But a fact sheet released by the White House outlined in detail his key points, which include an emphasis on securing the border. The other pillars include cracking down on hiring unauthorized workers, a path to earned citizenship and improving
PORT PAROLE GRANTED Published: Jan 29, 2013 Our client is a Canadian citizen. He is a respected businessman in his community. Over 30 years ago, he was convicted of possessing one marijuana cigarette, and such conviction has rendered him inadmissible to the United States for life. Three years ago, he retained us to apply for a nonimmigrant waiver of inadmissibility so that he could legally enter the
Obama presses immigration agenda as senators draft new overhaul Published: Jan 29, 2013 "President Obama, just days into his second term, is pressing ahead on the explosive issue of immigration reform -- boosted Monday by a bipartisan group of senators drafting a proposal of their own while running into early criticism that the blueprint amounts to "amnesty." The president is traveling Tuesday to Las Vegas, where he will outline his
Transcript: Bipartisan Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Published: Jan 28, 2013 "Four Basic Legislative Pillars: 1. Create a tough but fair path to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants currently living in the United States that is contingent upon securing our borders and tracking whether legal immigrants have left the country when required; 2. Reform our legal immigration system to better recognize the importance of
6 Potential Roadblocks to Immigration Reform Published: Jan 23, 2013 "The Gang of Eight is drafting principles. The White House says immigration reform could be in the State of the Union. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., is planning Judiciary hearings. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and AFL-CIO have joined hands to push for action. There's no shortage of political will to get immigration reform done in this Congress, but attempts at
Rubio Finds Support on the Right for Immigration Plan Published: Jan 22, 2013 "With leaders from both parties calling on Congress to take up immigration reform this year, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has been meeting with news outlets and conservative opinion-shapers to lay out his vision for a plan that would offer temporary legal status to undocumented immigrants. Those applying would have to pass background checks and other tests
7 Numbers That Tell the Story of Obama on Immigration Published: Jan 22, 2013 "When President Barack Obama took the oath of office four years ago, immigration reform seemed possible, if not a high priority on the president's agenda. But immigration took a backseat to healthcare and the economy. Reform went nowhere. Instead, Obama became a hawk on enforcement. He earned the nickname "deporter-in-chief," overseeing a record number of