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US immigration reform set for first votes in Senate Marco Rubio, one of the bill's authors, now says he wants changes made before it can reach President Barack Obama's desk to sign The US Senate is set to hold the first votes on immigration reform,
The Senate is preparing to cast its first votes on a landmark immigration bill to remake the system and offer citizenship to millions. Two votes are scheduled for Tuesday afternoon on moving forward with the bill. Ahead of that action, senators are
But it is another flash point for conservatives when it comes to comprehensive immigration reform: how to make newly naturalized immigrants fit in better in America. Continue Reading These conservatives prefer the term assimilation for the provisions
Confidence among Democrats that the 1,000-page bill will pass the upper chamber was shaken last week when Rubio said he would not vote for it without changes to border security language even though he negotiated the original draft. Rubio and other
Lee, R-Utah, opposed the bill when it was before the Senate Judiciary Committee and he made it clear he would fight it throughout the expected three-week debate in the full Senate. "There is no one amendment that can fix this bill," he said. "Indeed,
A closed-door meeting of over 100 Senate and House conservatives Wednesday afternoon on immigration reform made at least one thing clear: Republicans don't want to do anything before nailing down the border security issue. Lawmakers including Senate
Liberal advocates of comprehensive immigration reform argue the bill only needs 60 votes to clear the Senate and that additional concessions to pad the vote total are not necessary. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and other members of the gang are
Republican Senator Marco Rubio is once again talking about his reservations on the sweeping immigration bill, which he helped draft with fellow Republicans and a few Democrats, with his latest message disturbing the bill’s most vocal
David Bowie , the art museum exhibition, is due to open March 23 for a four-month run at London's venerable Victoria and Albert Museum. For art-world purists who decry the trend toward celebrity-driven programming -- something not unheard of at L.A.'
Things in this world never stay the same. To change is to move foward and to move foward is progress. Waco is having some very exciting changes this year, some have been in progress for a while and some have just moved in the neighborhood.