Rather than adopt the compromising tone so beloved by Capitol Hill’s Republican swamp-dwellers, we urge the President to hold the Republican leadership's feet to the fire. Unless and until he does so he will remain limited in what he can accomplish on his ambitious agenda to make America great again.
DREAMers are planning to confront Republicans at Sat.’s inaugural Iowa Freedom Summit. DREAMers are planning “activities around the event, including confronting potential candidates to ask them where they stand on immigration reform and O's exec. action.”
Obama's administration has reportedly suspended a program it enacted via executive action last month that would allow recipients of Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to join the U.S. military.
Despite his border security talk, Texas Gov. Rick Perry reaffirmed his support of allowing illegal immigrant students to pay in-state tuition at Texas colleges and universities, while U.S. citizens from other states continue to pay higher out-of-state tuition rates.
A working group of lawmakers led by John Boehner submitted their final policy recommendations to him, which didn't include text intended to prevent Obama from expanding a unilateral amnesty for so-called DREAMers.
The Repub.-controlled FL Senate passed Florida's version of the DREAM Act (HB 851), giving in-state tuition rates to illegal immigrants who've completed 3 years of school in Florida. Gov.
Gov. Chris Christie said he would sign a version of the “Dream Act” into state law. The move will offer undocumented immigrant students in-state tuition, but will not allow them to receive state financial aid.
Senators John McCain, Lindsey Graham, Jeff Flake and Marco Rubio are influential, but none of them hold a leadership position within the Senate or Republican power structure on Capitol Hill. However, there is one big supporter of amnesty who does hold an important leadership position, and he's using it to stealth an amnesty bill through Congress.
An internal Homeland Security document shows that the agency is aware of pro-amnesty Americants posing as DREAMer illegal aliens to demonstrate the broken system.
An AP reporter who didn't even attend the Bakersfield, CA rally wrote that 1,500 activitsts attended. The real total was closer to 400 people.
The reality is the percentages say Steve King was right, and absent some plan for weighing the fitness for citizenship, on an individual basis, of millions of young illegal immigrants the DREAM Act, or any Republican iteration thereof, remains a bad idea.