May 22, 2014 — GOP leadership decided against keeping an immigration-related provision in the defense authorization bill. But it kept one banning the Defense Department from participating in climate change research.
May 20, 2014 — Rep. Jeff Denham wants to attach his ENLIST Act to the must-pass National Defense Authorization Act, even if it rubs some of his colleagues the wrong way.
Mar 14, 2014 — Amid pressure to slow deportations and after meeting with Hispanic congressional leaders, President Obama said he would look at more humane ways to enforce immigration laws.
Jun 19, 2012 — A Bloomberg News poll found 64 percent of voters agreeing with Obama's decision to order a stop, for now, to deportation efforts against young immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally as children.
Jun 15, 2012 — President Obama's immigration order Friday angered some lawmakers — not unlike earlier members of Congress when presidents used executive authority to complete the Louisiana Purchase, sign the Emancipation Proclamation, integrate the U.S. military and order warrantless surveillance after Sept. 11.
Jan 7, 2012 — They want to rescind a law providing financial aid for students who are living in the state illegally. Supporters of the initiative fell short of the signatures needed to get it on the ballot.
Dec 20, 2010 — In our first hour of Talk of the Nation, the end of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and the tax law compromise on the Opinion Page. In our second hour, choosing a biracial identity, and the end of the DREAM act.