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2009-06-23 09:48:00

So Why Isn't Helen Krieble in the White House Immigration Meeting? www.redcardsolution.com WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Pre-White House meeting: cocktails and immigration reform. Meet Helen Krieble, author of The Red Card Solution. View its new mini- documentary and hear a panel emceed by Alberto Avendano from El Tiempo Latino, with: Helen Krieble of The Red Card Solution; Steve Moore from the Wall Street Journal; James...

2009-04-30 13:02:00

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two years ago, a small group of senators emerged from behind closed doors with a bill offering amnesty to illegal aliens, cheap foreign workers to business interests, and vague promises of immigration enforcement. Despite that bill being overwhelmingly opposed by the American public, the U.S. Senate is laying the groundwork yet again. The Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Refugees, chaired by Sen....

2009-04-14 08:14:53

Two U.S. labor leaders said they reached an agreement on immigration reform that partly matches U.S. President Barack Obama's approach. President of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations John Sweeney and Joe Hansen, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, agreed illegal immigrants already in the United States should be granted legal status, The New York Times reported Tuesday. The unions, while opposing large expansions of...

2009-02-02 15:34:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Frustrated that they have been unable to enact a massive illegal alien amnesty and huge increases in immigration, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and America's Voice have scheduled yet another "news" conference that will be short on policy analysis but long on blame, baseless allegations, and general attempts to discredit any immigration policy organization with which they disagree. The open borders, amnesty advocates have failed to win...

2008-07-08 21:00:03

WASHINGTON _ After months of treading softly on immigration, Barack Obama put the issue center stage Tuesday when he accused John McCain of setting aside years of support for a guest-worker program to appease conservatives and further his presidential ambition. The attack, delivered to a major Hispanic group, served the dual purpose of broadening Obama's appeal to a critical segment of the electorate, while chipping away at his rival's image as a maverick and reformer. "He used to buck his...

2006-09-04 17:33:38

By Tim Gaynor PHOENIX (Reuters) - Supporters and opponents of liberalized immigration laws bellowed at each other through bullhorns at a rally in Phoenix on Monday as pressure on the U.S. Congress to break a deadlock over a proposed immigration overhaul gathered pace nationwide. About a thousand supporters of a Senate bill offering millions of illegal immigrants a path to citizenship gathered outside the Capitol building in downtown Phoenix on Labor Day, chanting, "We are America"...

2006-09-01 17:27:54

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Pro-immigration activists took to the streets of Chicago on Friday, in the first of a week of marches nationwide to step up pressure on a returning U.S. Congress to move forward with a stalled immigration overhaul. Dozens of marchers waving U.S., Mexican and other flags set off from Chinatown, at the start of a four-day trek to the district offices in Batavia, Illinois, of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert, a Republican. Organizers said they...

2006-09-01 15:37:43

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Pro-immigration activists took to the streets of Chicago on Friday, in the first of a week of marches nationwide to step up pressure on a returning U.S. Congress to move forward with a stalled immigration overhaul. Dozens of marchers waving U.S., Mexican and other flags set off from Chinatown, at the start of a four-day trek to the district offices in Batavia, Ill., of U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert, a Republican. Organizers said they planned...

2006-08-03 15:56:16

By Steve Holland MISSION, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush argued on Thursday for combining tougher border enforcement with a guest-worker program for illegal immigrants as he clung to a position at odds with conservative Republicans. Bush stopped within a stone's throw of the Rio Grande on the U.S.-Mexico border on the way to his Crawford, Texas, ranch for 10 days of vacation mixed with work on the Middle East and other issues. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is to...

2006-07-29 08:08:07

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. immigration activists clashed at the site of the World Trade Center on Wednesday when an anti-illegal immigration group called for secure borders to avoid a repeat of the September 11 attacks and counterprotesters yelled "racists go home." Supporters of the Minuteman Project, which patrols the U.S.-Mexican border for illegal immigrants, and immigrant rights activists, who showed up at the Minuteman event, became involved in a heated...


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