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Gay Rights Push Could Endanger Immigration Bill

Gay Rights Push Could Endanger Immigration Bill

Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A push to include gay couples in a bipartisan immigration reform bill threatens to upset the delicate coalition backing the proposal in the Senate, Politico reports.Under current law, Americans i…

Proposed Immigration Bill Has Widespread Support

Proposed Immigration Bill Has Widespread Support

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Senators John McCain, R-Ariz., and Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., emerged from a White House meeting Tuesday confident that President Obama supports the immigration reform bill they plan to introduce Tuesday night. &…

Immigration Bill Delayed, Likely Not Ready Until Next Week

Immigration Bill Delayed, Likely Not Ready Until Next Week

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Wednesday’s expected Senate briefing on the Gang of Eight immigration bill was postponed.Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was scheduled to explain the nearly finished proposal, but senators coming out of the closed-…

Business and Labor Leaders Agree on Immigration Sticking Point

Business and Labor Leaders Agree on Immigration Sticking Point

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Business and labor leaders agreed on Saturday to a deal on the guest worker program, signalling a key development in the debate over immigration reform.Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., briefed Dennis McDonough, White Hous…

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