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What This Primary Season Teaches Politicians About Leaning-In To Immigration

Written by on June 11, 2014 in Elections with 1 Comment
What This Primary Season Teaches Politicians About Leaning-In To Immigration

Within minutes of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s historic primary defeat to an obscure Tea Party candidate on Tuesday, political strategists and media pundits began to weigh the role immigration reform played in his loss. Some even began to sound the death knell for immigration legislation this year. To determine whether Cantor won or lost […]

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Republican Party Officially Backs Immigration Reform

Written by on March 18, 2013 in Integration, Legislation, Reform with 0 Comments
Republican Party Officially Backs Immigration Reform

Today, the Republican National Committee formally endorsed comprehensive immigration reform, bringing its position back in line with the Republican Party platform of 2004. Championing immigration reform was among the suggestions offered  in a report released today about how the RNC can reinvent itself as part of a $10 million plan to reach out to minority […]

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House Republicans Show Uncertainty About Where the Party Stands On Immigration

Written by on February 6, 2013 in Enforcement, Legislation, Reform with 1 Comment
House Republicans Show Uncertainty About Where the Party Stands On Immigration

For six hours on Tuesday, the Republican-controlled House Judiciary Committee tried to come to terms with a new landscape on immigration reform and where House Republicans will fit into the picture. Despite attempts by committee leadership to paint an earned path to citizenship as an extreme option and questions about whether citizenship was even necessary, […]

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