636 Business Owners & Leaders Sign National Joint Letter to Speaker Boehner Calling on House to Pass Immigration …

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today 636 business leaders from across the country signed onto a joint letter to House Speaker John Boehner calling for immigration reform this year. In short, immigration reform is an essential element of a jobs agenda and economic growth. It will add talent, innovation, investment, products, businesses, jobs, and dynamism to our economy." The joint ...

Republicans Hesitate on Immigration Reform

Earlier this year the prospects for immigration reform seemed bright. Republican congressional leaders, especially House Speaker John Boehner, shifted their tone and indicated a willingness to find common ground with President Barack Obama and Democrats on legalizing the status of millions who had entered the country unlawfully. But the backlash was swift. When it came time to float the idea to ...

House Republicans struggle over U.S. debt limit plan -lawmaker

CAMBRIDGE, Md., Jan 31 (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives struggled on Friday to reach consensus on a strategy for lifting the federal debt limit but decided what they don't want - a "clean" increase and a default crisis, a senior Republican lawmaker said. Representative Tom Cole, a close ally of House Speaker John Boehner, said that House Republicans still had not ...