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2013 Immigration Reform Makes Cantor’s Legislative Agenda, But Uncertainty Remains Over Undocumented

September 12, 2013

Cantor noted that the House “may begin considering” this fall the five bills passed in various committees. No one in the majority leader's office was available for a comment Wednesday evening on when exactly the bills will be brought to the floor. “Before we consider any other reforms, it is important that we pass legislation securing our borders and providing enforcement mechanisms to our law enforcement officials,” the memo read. Read more >

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The Bi-Partisan Push to Militarize the Border: The Draconian Calculus of Immigration Reform

The United States has always had mixed feelings about its immigrants.

The country and its people take pride in their history as a “nation of immigrants”, and celebrate the diversity and bold spirits of pioneers who came from other countries in search of freedom and prosperity. Read more >

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Paul Ryan lays out immigration proposals in Racine town hall meeting

Racine — Coming face-to-face with activists, immigrants and the children of undocumented immigrants, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan on Friday laid out his proposals to achieve a consensus in Congress and push through long-sought reform of the nation's immigration laws.

"Immigration is a good thing for this country. It is this country," Ryan told more than 300 people who attended the town hall meeting at St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Read more >

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National Day of Action Against Border Militarization - July 17, 2013

Take action today and every day! Read more >

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Senate Immigration Bill Dashes Hopes for Fair, Just Reform

'Border surge' approval further threatens border communities, migrant safety and well-being Read more >

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Senate Nears Vote on Flawed Immigration Bill

'Border Surge' Amendment -- Escalation of Bad and Dangerous Policy Read more >

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