Several constitutional law experts criticized some of President Obama's executive actions today, telling lawmakers on Capitol Hill that the administration crossed a line by delaying the new health care law and changing immigration enforcement. At a House Judiciary Committee hearing,...
Concerned that the president has been writing his own laws on issues such as health insurance and immigration reform, the House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing this morning to examine how far a chief executive can go: “The President’s Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws.” You can watch live on CSPAN. Show More Summary
The House Judiciary Committee is about to discuss what it calls “The President’s Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws,” focusing on the Obamacare delays, enforcement of immigration laws, and more. As Mediaite notes, the...Show More Summary
Immigrants rights advocates are celebrating today after the King County Council narrowly passed an ordinance that says the county can ignore certain requests from federal immigration agents. Under the new law, the county narrows theShow More Summary
Earlier this year, as House Republicans began considering changes to the nation's immigration laws after their party's defeat in the presidential election, they were given a list of do's and don'ts that updated GOP thinking on the issue. Show More Summary
New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan explained Sunday why the Catholic Church continues to oppose President Barack Obama's signature health care law, saying it is incomprehensive as it excludes the undocumented immigrant and the unborn b...
This is part of an occasional series about the technology industry's plight to reform immigration law in the United States. Aron Susman would sometimes wake up at 3 a.m. to have real-time discussions with his nascent company's user interface expert. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - President Obama paid a visit Friday to a group of activists who have been fasting for weeks in the hopes of pressuring Congress to pass new immigration laws. The President and his wife, First Lady Michelle Obama, visited the group on the National Mall to lend support for the cause. The "Fast […]
Do Cameron's measures to curb immigration from Romania and Bulgaria comply with EU law? Briefing LAST UPDATED AT 09:50 ON Wed 27 Nov 2013 DAVID CAMERON is ready to defy European rules by introducing a range of benefits restrictions designed to curb the number of immigrants from Bulgaria and Romania. Show More Summary
The Obama administration, which has had to fend off lawsuits from its own ICE agents for its refusal to fully enforce existing immigration law, continues to find new ways to skirt the law through executive action.Earlier this month, the administration issued a memo directing U.S. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Boston Mayor-elect Martin Walsh, a Democrat, said he would not enforce some of the city's immigration laws, and wanted the city to pull out the "Secure Communities Program." In Boston, that program "allows the DepartmentShow More Summary
Bonus points for an unexpected use of, "Let me finish." Twitchy notes that what he now says he cannot do -- order the non-enforcement of immigration laws with respect to deportation -- he just did, last year, with regard to...
“President Barack Obama is blending an aggressive fundraising schedule for Democrats with a pitch for overhauling the nation’s immigration laws, mixing a powerful issue within his party with the inevitable financial draw of an incumbent president,” AP writes. An …
SEATTLE (AP) — President Barack Obama is blending an aggressive fundraising schedule for Democrats with a pitch for overhauling the nation's immigration laws, mixing a powerful issue within his party with the inevitable financial draw of an incumbent president.
I never really thought of this.But I am glad someone has looked into this.The answer, apparently, is U.S. immigration lawyer Gregory Siskind in 1998.
Scottsdale, Arizona (CNN) – Calls to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws will fade away as soon as Mexico jump-starts its economy, Texas Gov. Rick Perry predicted Wednesday. Perry, speaking to reporters at the Republican Governors...Show More Summary
Fox News highlighted a new law in Washington, D.C., that will allow the city's undocumented residents to obtain limited driver's licenses, airing segments that were laden with anti-immigrant language but little other information. The...Show More Summary
Everyone in the United States has the right to an attorney in criminal court. The same is not true in immigration deportation proceedings -- which are administrative in nature, rather than criminal. This strange gap in the law leaves...Show More Summary
A few days ago I stood with immigrants and faith leaders at the foot of the U.S. Capitol, the site of many rallies for immigration reform in recent years. But we weren't there to rally. Instead, we were gathered to pray and to fast for immigration reform. Show More Summary