Bloomberg: Immigrants’ Kids Get Support From Some House Republicans By Roxana Tiron and Kathleen Hunter Politico: Rep. Bob Goodlatte floats pathway to legalization By Seung Min Kim La Opinión (Editorial): Cruel and Indecent Daily Caller: Rand Paul and immigration reform both polling well in New Hampshire By Matt K. Lewis Arizona Republic: ‘Dreamers,’ Dems pan House… Continue »

Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: WASHINGTON, DC – ¿Quién se opondría a la legalización de los DREAMers o Soñadores? Pasemos revista. En el 2010 el DREAM Act se presentó como proyecto independiente cuando los demócratas controlaban ambas cámaras del Congreso. En diciembre de ese año el plan se aprobó en la Cámara… Continue »

La regla Hastert puso en jaque la reforma migratoria en la Cámara de  Representantes. Se necesitan 118 votos republicanos para llevarla al pleno y  sólo hay 60. Pese a ello, los defensores de la legalización de los 11 millones  de indocumentados no se rinden y se preparan para nuevas batallas, esta semana,  en el Congreso. … Continue »

Durante los programas de televisión del domingo, la falta de liderazgo de Boehner abrió paso a Steve King como la voz definitiva de su fracción política Washington, DC – A juzgar por lo que se vio en los programas de televisión del domingo, el representante Steve King (R-IA) es ahora “la persona indicada” cuando se trata… Continue »

Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee meets for a hearing that will discuss the KIDS Act, a DREAM Act-lite proposal that some Republicans are considering taking up instead of immigration reform for the 11 million.  As Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) recently said, “We’ve been there, we’ve done that, that’s so yesterday.  [That’s] last century’s conversation on immigration.”… Continue »

Over the weekend, Dylan Matthews at the Washington Post had a long interview with Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), a longtime champion of immigration reform, to talk about how immigration reform will get through Speaker John Boehner and the House GOP.  You can read the full interview here—it’s long, but with plenty of details about how… Continue »

In a new piece posted at The Atlantic’s website, Republican strategist and former House leadership aide John Feehery tells political reporter Molly Ball that Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) “ought to ditch the Hastert rule.” As the article details: Feehery actually wrote the speech in which Hastert laid out the rule that bears… Continue »

On the Sunday shows, Boehner’s Lack of Leadership Leaves Steve King As the Defining Voice of the Caucus Judging by this weekend’s Sunday shows, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is now “the man” when it comes to House Republicans stating a clear position on immigration policy. On the popular Sunday show called “Al Punto,” hosted by… Continue »

4:05 PM EDIT: We almost missed this one.  The “compliments” to immigrants just don’t stop when it comes to Steve King.  Here’s another winner from him, according to Alan Colmes: …just a few days earlier, King gave an interview to Newsmax in which he claimed that the vast majority of undocumented immigrants are “130-pound” drug runners with… Continue »