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WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama told religious leaders Tuesday that he has no plans to make unilateral changes to the nation's immigration laws while there's still a window for Congress to pass legislation.
Rand Paul says potential White House rival Jeb Bush was inarticulate when he described immigrants who come to the United States illegally as committing an "act of love." Bush, a former Florida governor, says the GOP cannot demonize immigrants and should show compassion. Paul was interviewed on ABC's "This Week" during a visit to early nominating New Hampshire.
WASHINGTON— Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Wednesday he's re-evaluating the Obama administration's deportation priorities to make certain they're focused on national security, public safety and border security, amid growing pressure from the Latino community and President Barack Obama's fellow Democrats.
The public has grown far too pessimistic on the prospects of immigration reform, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew provides perspective on a CBO study which looked at the economic benefits of immigration reform.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says immigration reform is "the right thing to do," in discussing the benefits of immigration reform on the U.S. economy.
MELILLA, Spain— They perched atop a barbed-wire laced fence for more than seven hours, hands and feet bloodied, buffeted by chill winds whipping the cliffs of Africa's Mediterranean coast.
The plan by the Associated General Contractors of America, which represents 30,000 companies, aims to draw more people into building trades by establishing charter schools focused on technical training, starting non-union apprenticeship programs and pushing for immigration reform.
WASHINGTON— House Democrats unveiled their response to Paul Ryan's GOP budget on Monday, and it relies on a $1.5 trillion in higher taxes over the coming 10 years and the economic benefits of immigration reform to make the numbers work.
The far-reaching immigration bill that passed the Senate last year included a major increase in H-1B visas along with other changes making it easier to bring skilled workers to the U.S.
Young immigrants, many here illegally, are stepping up their protests against Obama's deportations and are calling for reform.
The Californian from a competitive, increasingly Hispanic district is one of a handful of GOP proponents of reform whose hopes for a vote have been quashed this election year. Mo Brooks, R- Ala., circulated a letter among his colleagues opposing any attempt to add immigration legislation to the defense bill.
BRUSSELS, March 24- Nearly half a million people sought asylum in Europe last year, the most in two decades, with the largest number coming from Syrians fleeing civil war, the European Union said on Monday. The European Union rejected 65 percent of the requests and granted refugee status to 15 percent of the asylum seekers.
WASHINGTON, March 20- Thousands of Americans nationwide have been targeted since August by a phone scam in which fraudsters claim to be from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and demand money for unpaid taxes, said the IRS' watchdog on Thursday. The fraudsters can manipulate victim's phone's caller ID so it displays the number of a local IRS office, TIGTA said.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 11- Malaysia's military believes it tracked a missing jetliner by radar over the Strait of Malacca, far from where it last made contact with civilian air traffic control off the country's east coast, a military source told Reuters. It made it into the Malacca Strait, "the military official, who has been briefed on investigations, told Reuters.
KUALA LUMPUR, March 11- Malaysia is investigating whether any passengers or crew aboard a missing airliner had personal or psychological problems that might explain its disappearance, along with the possibility of a hijack, sabotage or mechanical failure, police said on Tuesday.
Visa requests allowing overseas nationals to work in the U.S. could reach record levels in 2014.
Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his thoughts on why raising the minimum wage could hinder job creation.
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., discusses his vote for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which provides basic protections against workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender.
Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), shares his "pro-growth" ideas to lower tax rates on business and families and create jobs. Simplifying the tax code is clearly one of the best things we can do to create growth and jobs in this economy, says Ryan.