Article | January 20, 2015 | Dan Nowicki | The Arizona Republic
In his seventh State of the Union speech Tuesday, President Barack Obama largely avoided the topic of immigration reform, a top domestic priority during his first six years in the White House. Read more >
Article | January 16, 2015 | SEUNG MIN KIM and BURGESS EVERETT | Politico.com
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul is headed to the Republican Study Committee next week to pitch his hot-off-the-presses border security bill to the core group of House conservatives.
An RSC spokeswoman confirmed that McCaul will speak at next week’s meeting, and the moves signal some sort of activity on the immigration front from congressional Republicans, aside from votes to gut President Barack Obama’s executive actions. McCaul has said he would do a border-security bill since last month. Read more >
Article | January 15, 2015 | The Associated Press | The New York Times
The Mexican government Thursday will start issuing birth certificates to its citizens at its consulates in the United States to make it easier for immigrants to obtain U.S. work permits, driver's licenses and protection from deportation. Read more >