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Rubio throwing support behind bipartisan immigration bill
www.washingtonpost.com-April 12, 2013
Look for Marco Rubio to throw his full support — and star power — behind the bipartisan immigration compromise bill that could be announced in the next several days. The question is, will his support for the far-reaching overhaul of the nation’s immigration system alienate the conservative wing of the party and damage Rubio’s chances at higher office, or will it help cement his position as a leading Republican candidate for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination?
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Effort to change immigration law sparks internal battle within GOP
www.washingtonpost.com-February 14, 2013
A new battle has flared inside the Republican Party in recent days as supporters of more-liberal immigration laws wage a behind-the-scenes campaign to discredit the influential advocacy groups that have long powered the GOP’s hard-line stance on the issue.
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Why immigration reform in 1986 fell short
www.washingtonpost.com-February 04, 2013
When Ronald Reagan signed a comprehensive immigration overhaul in 1986, he confidently predicted: “Future generations of Americans will be thankful for our efforts to humanely regain control of our borders and thereby preserve the value of one of the most sacred possessions of our people — American citizenship.”
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Citizenship question roils both parties as immigration debate gets underway
www.washingtonpost.com-February 01, 2013
Rising tensions over whether to give illegal immigrants a chance to pursue full citizenship could ruin what President Obama and congressional leaders agree is a pivotal moment in resolving long- simmering problems in the country’s immigration system.
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Obama to announce his immigration reform plan, said to be more liberal than Senate effort
www.washingtonpost.com-January 29, 2013
The Obama administration has developed its own proposals for immigration reform that are more liberal than a separate bipartisan effort in the Senate, including a quicker path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, people with knowledge of the proposals said.
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Bipartisan group of senators to unveil framework for immigration overhaul
www.washingtonpost.com-January 28, 2013
A key group of senators from both parties will unveil on Monday the framework of a broad overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws, including a pathway to citizenship for more than 11 million illegal immigrants.
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White House pushes forward on immigration ahead of bigger reform fight
www.washingtonpost.com-January 04, 2013
The Obama administration’s decision this week to ease visa requirements for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants represents its latest move to reshape immigration through executive action, even as the White House gears up for an uncertain political fight over a far-more-sweeping legislative package in the months ahead.
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The Florida Primary and Immigration
www.cfr.org-January 31, 2012
0 Share 1 Tweet Republican contenders toured Florida ahead of the January 31 primary, attempting to highlight their stances on immigration and attract Latino voters (SFGate). Though many analysts say that the number one Latino issue is jobs and the economy (NYT), immigration is expected to resonate strongly with those voters as well.
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Supreme Court to Rule on Immigration Law in Arizona
www.nytimes.com-December 12, 2011
In the space of a month, the Supreme Court has thrust itself into the center of American political life, agreeing to hear three major cases that could help determine which party controls the House of Representatives and whether President Obama wins a second term.
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Arrests of illegal migrants on U.S.-Mexico border plummet
www.washingtonpost.com-December 03, 2011
Arrests of illegal migrants trying to cross the southern U.S. border have plummeted to levels not seen since the early 1970s, according to tallies released by the Department of Homeland Security last week, a historic shift that could reshape the debate over immigration reform.
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