Obama urges Congress to pass immigration reform in address to the nation 

During his annual State of the Union address, President Obama yesterday reiterated the importance of immigration reform, urged Congress to create a law that keeps immigrant families together, and warned that he will reject any attempt to repeal the health care law or his actions on immigration. "We cannot risk the safety of ... Read more

President Obama reaffirms pledge of action to fix immigration system

Faced with Congress' inability to pass an immigration reform bill, President Barack Obama yesterday reaffirmed his intention to take executive action to fix the immigration system, including giving relief to millions of undocumented immigrants in the United States. The President assured that he will take action after the November 4 congressional elections ... Read more

President Obama urges Congress to pass immigration reform

President Obama is currently giving his State of the Union address. A few minutes ago he urged the U.S. Congress to pass immigration reform this year, noting that the country's economy grows even more when we allow immigrants to come to the U.S. to "make their dreams come true - ... Read more

Senate approves comprehensive immigration reform bill

By a vote of 68-32, the U.S. Senate today passed the comprehensive immigration reform bill entitled the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (S. 744). (Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act" (S. 744). Now, the debate on comprehensive immigration reform moves to the House of Representatives ... Read more

Senate Judiciary Committee approves immigration reform bill

By a vote of 13-5, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee approved the comprehensive immigration reform bill entitled ''Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act" (S. 744). In Spanish it would be: ''Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act''. S.744 will now move to the full Senate where it could be ... Read more

President Obama prepares his own immigration reform plan

President Obama is preparing a contingency plan in case the U.S. Congress fails to introduce an immigration reform bill. USA Today revealed the existence of a "draft" of a presidential proposal that would create a new "Lawful Prospective Immigrant" visa that would ... Read more

What it meant when the President talked about immigration reform in his speech

In his speech Tuesday night, President Obama talked about the need for immigration reform. But what did it mean that the president devoted time to this topic during the speech? On Wednesday, I was interviewed by MundoFox News to analyze the part of the president's speech where he mentioned the importance of carrying out an immigration ... Read more

Senator Marco Rubio reaffirms need for immigration reform

Senator Marco Rubio of Florida was the person selected by the Republican Party to deliver the response to President Obama's address to the nation. During his speech, Senator Rubio briefly touched on the immigration issue. This is a portion of Senator Rubio's speech, in Spanish, where he talks about the issue ... Read more

President Obama promotes immigration reform during speech

President Obama just gave his State of the Union address. During the speech he urged the U.S. Congress to pass immigration reform, noting that the country's economy is stronger when it takes advantage of the "talent and ingenuity" of immigrants. Below is a portion of the ... Read more

Will there be an immigration reform in 2013?

A bipartisan group of senators presented a proposal for immigration reform. President Obama came out to defend the need for reform, insisting that there must be a plan in place within the next 6 months. Why is it possible to have immigration reform in 2013 when it was not achieved ... Read more

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