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Poll Finds a Boost for Obama on Handling Immigration

Poll Finds a Boost for Obama on Handling Immigration

John Gurzinski/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Public approval of President Obama’s handling of immigration has jumped to a career high in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, buttressed by majority support for a path to citizenship for illegal im…

Boehner Won’t Rush Immigration Overhaul Through House

Boehner Won’t Rush Immigration Overhaul Through House

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker John Boehner on Tuesday praised the ongoing efforts of two bipartisan groups of congressional lawmakers, but he emphasized that an effective overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws will…

House Holds Its First Hearing on Immigration Reform

House Holds Its First Hearing on Immigration Reform

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The House of Representatives on Tuesday will take its first concrete steps this year toward addressing comprehensive immigration reform, an issue that has traditionally failed to gain traction in the lower chamber….

Immigration Reform: Rupert Murdoch and the Fox News Factor

Immigration Reform: Rupert Murdoch and the Fox News Factor

WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In the brewing battle over a path to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants, Fox News Channel is uniquely positioned to play a make-or-break role. The question is, will it?Advocates …

Obama Confident Immigration Reform Passes This Year

Obama Confident Immigration Reform Passes This Year

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama expressed confidence on Wednesday that he would sign comprehensive immigration reform into law by the end of this year.In an interview with Univision’s Maria Elena Salinas, Obama explained tha…

Obama to Lay Out His Plan for Immigration Reform

Obama to Lay Out His Plan for Immigration Reform

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) — President Obama will fly to Nevada on Tuesday to detail his plan for immigration reform, one day after a bipartisan group of senators unveiled their plan.The president is expected to lay out goals similar to wh…

Immigration Reform: Five Years Later, What’s New?

Immigration Reform: Five Years Later, What’s New?

Architect of the Capitol(WASHINGTON) — The announcement Monday of a proposal for immigration reform inspired renewed excitement for some involved in the fight, but other players in the debate felt a sense of déjà vu.Monday afternoon, sen…

Senators Reveal Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Senators Reveal Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A bipartisan group of senators has agreed to an immigration reform framework that includes a pathway to citizenship for the undocumented, a significant step toward a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s immigration sy…

Senate Immigration Proposal to Include Pathway to Citizenship

Senate Immigration Proposal to Include Pathway to Citizenship

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Two senators at the center of negotiations over comprehensive immigration reform, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., said on Sunday that a pathway to citizenship is an essential component of a comprehensive …

Eva Longoria: Immigration a ‘Broken System’

Eva Longoria: Immigration a ‘Broken System’

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Award-winning actress and emerging Washington power player Eva Longoria said on “This Week” that immigration reform should be a top priority in President Obama’s second term.“People say, ‘Oh, get in t…

Paul Ryan on Board with Marco Rubio’s Immigration Reform Policy

Paul Ryan on Board with Marco Rubio’s Immigration Reform Policy

Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — One potential candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination is supporting a major policy proposal by another potential candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.With tha…

Republican Senators Present Their Plan for Immigration Reform

Republican Senators Present Their Plan for Immigration Reform

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Two senior Senate Republicans proposed a bill on Tuesday that gives the children of illegal immigrants the opportunity to remain in the U.S.After GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney only garnered a sliver of the L…

Obama: ‘No Is Not An Option’ for DREAM Act

Obama: ‘No Is Not An Option’ for DREAM Act

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — President Obama told a largely Hispanic audience Thursday that he is ready to sign the DREAM Act and blamed Republicans for the failure of the legislation that would grant illegal immigrant students a path to ci…

Obama Calls Romney’s Stance on Immigration ‘Very Troublesome’

Obama Calls Romney’s Stance on Immigration ‘Very Troublesome’

Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images(CARTAGENA, Colombia) — President Obama, on a three-day trip to South America, attacked GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney’s stance on immigration reform on Saturday, saying his support for Arizona’s tough im…

Miami Valedictorian Could Be Deported

Miami Valedictorian Could Be Deported

ABC News(MIAMI) — North Miami High School senior Daniela Palaez has a 6.7 GPA, the valedictory nod from her classmates, a brother in the U.S. Army and deportation papers to Colombia.In a hearing on Monday, a federal immigration judge ordered the 18-ye…

Los Angeles Mayor Slams Mitt Romney on Immigration

Los Angeles Mayor Slams Mitt Romney on Immigration

Los Angeles Mayor Slams Mitt Romney on Immigration(WASHINGTON) — Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa pounced on Mitt Romney’s immigration stance Wednesday night before a crowd of Washington, D.C., lawmakers and officials honoring the mayor fo…

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