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White House Official Says Immigration Reform Vote Not Likely Until October

Originally Published: Fox News, August 28, 2013 The Obama administration’s domestic policy director urged supporters of comprehensive immigration reform on Wednesday to do as the civil rights leaders of the 1960s did – not let opponents defeat them. Cecilia Muñoz, one of the most senior Latino officials in the White House, linked the 50th anniversary …

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The Dream is Now’—Steve Jobs’ widow launches new Dream Act push

The Dream is Now’—Steve Jobs’ widow launches new Dream Act push By Beth Fouhy | The Lookout – Tue, Jan 22, 2013 Cendy (screengrab from www.thedreamisnow.org) The teenage girl peers into the camera, ready to divulge a secret. “All my siblings are documented except me,” says the girl, identified onscreen as Cendy. “I know I have a lot of potential …

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Senator Look at Past Failures for Lessons on Immigration Overhaul

January 31, 2013- The New York Times Senators Look at Past Failures for Lessons on Immigration Overhaul   By ASHLEY PARKER   WASHINGTON — As eight senators in a bipartisan group look ahead to a broad immigration overhaul, they are also looking back to 2006 and 2007 — the last time a major immigration measure was considered — …

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READ: President Obama’s immigration proposal

Posted by Ezra Klein on January 29, 2013 at 3:00 pm Here’s the White House’s immigration framework, which is similar to the Senate’s Gang of 8 framework, and to the White House’s May 2011 plan. If anything, their May 2011 plan was more detailed. In his speech in Las Vegas this afternoon, President Obama warned that ”If Congress is unable to …

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Path to citizenship best way to reform immigration

  Posted on Wed, Jan. 16, 2013 Path to citizenship best way to reform immigration BY THOMAS WENSKI Miamiarch.org Now that the elections are over, perhaps a new bipartisan consensus can be forged to finally fix our broken immigration system.Both Democrats and Republicans can read the demographic tea leaves — in the last election the …

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Immigration Reform – This time, it’s different An election drubbing changes minds

November 24, 2012 Economist Article here WHEN Congress last wrestled with immigration reform, in 2007, John Boehner, then the leader of the Republican minority in the House of Representatives, denounced the bill under consideration as “a piece of shit”. George W. Bush, the president of the day, supported it, but many Republicans opposed it, mainly …

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