She will introduce legislation combining the bill that passed in May with a border-security bill.
The immigration debate is under way in the United States. While several prominent Republicans are calling for more focus on border security, Democrats are pushing for a legal pathway to citizenship and a focus on the current reality of the U.S. labor market. In 1970 there were fewer than one million people in the U.S. from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. Now the U.S. is home to ...
Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, said he supports immigration reform and legalizing undocumented immigrants, but added tighter border security is necessary to prevent Arab terrorists from entering the country disguised as Hispanic people.
U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul of Texas led a group of eight congressional members to San Diego on Sunday to get a first-hand look at border security.
By Thomas Ferraro and Rachelle Younglai WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives emerged from an immigration meeting on Wednesday divided over whether to help the 11 million undocumented people living in the United States, but eager to bolster border security. Several lawmakers said there appeared to be no consensus over calls for granting legal status to the 11 ...
The Senate passed comprehensive immigration reform bill S.744 by a 68 to 32 vote and the bill is now in the House. Amendments to radically alter its balance of border security and earned legalization failed, ...
Republican Senators have been boasting about a $46 billion bill to enhance border security, but with growing opposition, the plan's excess is beginning to look more like a liability
The north state’s U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa today said the House of Representatives is in no rush to pass immigration reform by a certain date and may craft its own legislation.
Immigration reform is gaining ground. Last week the Senate passed a bill by a 68-32 vote that would create a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented workers, more visas for high- and low-skilled workers, and provisions to increase border security.
The Senate gave final approval to a massive immigration overhaul that spends billions on border security, increases the number of legal immigrants and also creates a path to citizenship for the 11 million people who entered illegally.