Immigration Reform Schumer Proposes Unusual Solution

Immigration Reform Schumer Proposes Unusual Solution

In an effort to jump start stalled negotiations regarding comprehensive immigration reform, Senator Charles “Chuck” Schumer (D-NY) has proposed an unusual solution. He suggested that Congress could enact an immigration reform bill, but delay its implementation until 2017, after President Barack Obama has left office. This would address one of the primary concerns raised by […]

Immigration Overhaul Fails

Immigration Overhaul Fails

On this Thursday, February 6, 2014, GOP House Speaker John Boehner confirmed that Congress failed to pass the nation’s immigration overhaul, and it will be tough to achieve any immigration agreement prior to the midterm November elections.  Ever since President Obama’s address to the union last week, he has made the immigration legislation his foremost […]

Immigration is Going Nowhere

Immigration is Going Nowhere

Immigration is going nowhere, with the current Congress unable to find agreement on a way forward. The Republican Party laid out its principles for reform, and the Speaker said he wanted legislation in 2014, but it now looks like nothing will happen. The reason for this appears to be that immigration is a losing issue […]