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eMediaWorld.com Reports House Immigration Reform Measure Pushed By Group Of Republicans

September 8, 2013 3:15 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports House Immigration Reform Measure Pushed By Group Of Republicans

WASHINGTON – In the five weeks since he declared his support for a comprehensive immigration overhaul, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster has gotten an earful. One constituent told the second-term Republican that immigrants carry disease. Another said immigrants would steal jobs away from Americans. “You cannot stop illegal immigration by rewarding […]

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House Republicans feel summer recess heat on immigration

August 3, 2013 3:38 PM0 comments
House Republicans feel summer recess heat on immigration

USA – House Republicans are facing heavy pressure from both sides of the immigration debate as they return to their home districts for August recess with no clear indication as to how they’ll vote on the issue. The decision to pass comprehensive immigration reform has essentially been in the hands […]

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Immigration Bill Clears Test Vote Senate advances immigration bill in key test vote

June 24, 2013 4:49 PM0 comments
Immigration Bill Clears Test Vote Senate advances immigration bill in key test vote

Senate advances immigration bill in key test vote An immigration overhaul that would legalize millions of undocumented immigrants while boosting border security passed a major test in the Senate on Monday, as lawmakers voted to advance a compromise measure despite resistance from some Republicans. The Senate voted 67-27 to advance […]

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Estimate shows wages would drop under Senate immigration bill, despite economic uptick

June 19, 2013 7:30 AM0 comments
Estimate shows wages would drop under Senate immigration bill, despite economic uptick

While supporters of the Senate immigration bill tout a new analysis that shows the legislation would boost the economy and trim the deficit, critics are seizing on another, less rosy stat — the average American wage would drop, and not recover for more than a decade. The analysis from the […]

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GOP Senator: Party Blockage of Immigration Bill Will Hurt 2016 Hopes

June 16, 2013 2:37 PM0 comments
GOP Senator: Party Blockage of  Immigration Bill Will Hurt 2016 Hopes

The top Republican crafting the Senate’s sweeping immigration-reform legislation acknowledged Sunday the bill still has flaws, while a fellow GOP senator said their party blocking its passage will only add to their “demographic death spiral.” Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, the son of Cuban immigrants and potential 2016 presidential candidate, […]

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