Obama Vows To Fix The Country's Broken Immigration System
Look Ahead 2013
Immigration Reform Advocates Hopeful Obama Will Lead
Momentum is building to pressure the president to deliver on immigration reform as business stakeholders, law, faith leaders and even former president George W. Bush are vocalizing their support on legislation.
The former president George W. Bush came out of the shadows Tuesday to announce that he believes lawmakers should tackle immigration reform with a “benevolent spirit.”
George W. Bush Urges Immigration Reform
DALLAS, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Former U.S. President George W. Bush returned to the spotlight to urge Congress to pass immigration reform, saying immigrants help "invigorate our soul."
"As our nation debates the proper course of action relating to immigration, I hope we do so with a benevolent spirit and keep in mind the contribution of immigrants," he said Tuesday at a conference co-hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
Port St. Lucie Resident to Speak at Immigration Event in Washington, D.C.
Immigration activist Manuel Guerra Casas does not qualify for deferred action — President Obama's deportation relief for young undocumented immigrants announced this year. But he hopes to push lawmakers to pass comprehensive immigration reform by telling them about his life as an undocumented immigrant.
Jeb Bush Jr. And Conservatives Lead Push for Immigration Overhaul
WASHINGTON Jeb Bush Jr. and like-minded moderate-to-conservative activists from across the country say the time has finally come to transform the nation's immigration system and legalize millions of undocumented immigrants in Florida and around the nation.
Evangelicals May Boost Immigration Shift
Richard Land endorsed Mitt Romney, opposes same-sex marriage and abortion rights, and is a leader in one of the nation's largest organizations of Southern Baptists.
GOP Should Rally Around Immigration Reform, Utah A.G. Says
Washington • Congressional Republicans should embrace broad immigration reform, including a pathway to citizenship for those in the country illegally, Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff and other GOP activists urged Tuesday.
They joined like-minded religious leaders and law enforcement officials at the National Press Club to kick off a two-day strategy session sponsored by the National Immigration Forum.
Hispanic Megadonors Launch Group for Immigration
President Barack Obama won reelection with overwhelming support from Hispanics -- and now Latino megadonors aligned with the White House are trying to mobilize that community behind his second-term agenda.
They're working feverishly behind the scenes to launch an organization that will focus on passing comprehensive immigration reform -- the latest attempt to create a new group to assist an administration that often prefers to deal with its allies instead of entrenched, inside-the-Beltway organizations.