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Rubio, House GOP again warn immigration bill lacks support without border fixes

June 11th, 2013 (No Comments)

By Kasie Hunt, Frank Thorp and Carrie Dann, NBC News Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that there will not be enough votes in the House to pass the Senate’s immigration bill as it is currently written even if the legislation can find the 60 votes it will need in the upper chamber. “I can […]

John Boehner begins to sketch immigration plan

June 11th, 2013 (No Comments)

By SEUNG MIN KIM and JAKE SHERMAN | 6/9/13 11:12 PM EDT Speaker John Boehner has been stunningly silent about his plans to move immigration reform through the House. But privately, the Ohio Republican is beginning to sketch out a road map to try to pass some version of an overhaul in his chamber — a welcome sign for […]

New Americans in Texas

June 6th, 2013 (No Comments)

The Political and Economic Power of Immigrants, Latinos, and Asians in the Lone Star State (Updated May 2013) Immigrants, Latinos, and Asians account for growing shares of the economy and electorate in Texas. Immigrants (the foreign-born) make up roughly 1 in 6 Texans, and one-third of them are naturalized U.S. citizens who are eligible to vote. […]

How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Fare in the New Immigration Bill

June 4th, 2013 (No Comments)

How Immigrant Entrepreneurs Fare in the New Immigration Bill Business, Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Congress, Employment,Entrepreneurship, National Legislation by Paul McDaniel With the Senate Judiciary Committee’s vote last week to pass S.744 on to the Senate floor, a new proposal for spurring immigrant entrepreneurship and innovation will be before Congress. Title IV, Subtitle H of the bill creates the INVEST visa (Investing in New Venture, […]

Will Immigration Reform Correct the Immigration System’s Gender Bias?

June 4th, 2013 (No Comments)

Will Immigration Reform Correct the Immigration System’s Gender Bias? Children, Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Family, National Legislation by Guillermo Cantor Within the current immigration system, many women confront systematic barriers when trying to gain legal status. This is one of the main conclusions drawn from a study conducted by social scientists Cecilia Menjivar and Olivia Salcido. Based on a 10-year-long research project […]

Anti-immigrant advocates have it wrong on the labor market

June 4th, 2013 (No Comments)

Anti-immigrant advocates have it wrong on the labor market By Jennifer Rubin, Published: May 30, 2013 at 11:00 amE-mail the writer Next to Ronald Reagan there is no greater icon in the pantheon of modern conservatives than Milton Friedman. His name has been taken in vain in the immigration reform debate, so Stephen Moore sets […]

NEWS RELEASE: ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SHUTS DOWN FRAUDULENT “NOTARIOS” AND UNAUTHORIZED IMMIGRATION CONSULTANTS IN SOUTH TEXAS

June 4th, 2013 (No Comments)

NEWS RELEASE: ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE SHUTS DOWN FRAUDULENT “NOTARIOS” AND UNAUTHORIZED IMMIGRATION CONSULTANTS IN SOUTH TEXAS Posted on May 31, 2013 For the original OAG press release, with links to court documents in the cases mentioned below, please visit: https://www.oag.state.tx.us/oagNews/release.php?id=4413 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2013 www.texasattorneygeneral.gov CONTACT Press Office at (512) 463-2050 Attorney General’s […]

What Would the Proposed Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 Mean for Business-Related Immigration?

June 4th, 2013 (No Comments)

What Would the Proposed Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 Mean for Business-Related Immigration? By stacey On May 20, 2013 · Add Comment inShare 26 The Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 sets the framework for Congress to address many immigration issues that have been suspended in […]

House Immigration Group Resolves Dispute

May 29th, 2013 (No Comments)

ERICA WERNER MAY 23, 2013, 4:44 PM 720  WASHINGTON (AP) — House members writing a bipartisan immigration bill said Thursday they had patched over a dispute that threatened their efforts, even as they and the rest of Congress prepared to return home for a weeklong recess where many could confront voters’ questions on the issue. The eight […]

Houston Attorneys Speak Out On Immigration Reform

May 28th, 2013 (No Comments)

THELAW.TV Houston Houston Attorneys Speak Out On Immigration Reform Friday, May 24, 2013 By THELAW.TV Immigration reform has dominated the political landscape in Washington for much of the year. There’s widespread agreement that the immigration system needs a comprehensive overhaul. Yet, there’s little agreement on what the change should look like. Democrats want a path […]

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