Vote on Immigration Reform in Early Summer, Or the President Will Have No Choice But to Act Today, actions from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and influential Spanish language journalist Jorge Ramos made it clear that if House Republicans fail to act on immigration... Continue »
Next month will mark the one-year anniversary of the Senate passing of S. 744, its bipartisan immigration reform bill.  Since House Republicans have spent that whole time doing precisely nothing on real immigration reform — while making time for votes that Steve King wants — the GOP can expect to... Continue »
DREAMers and advocates were all over the Hill today, storming more than 100 offices in an end-of-the-year blitz for immigration reform and a path to citizenship.  At some offices, the visitors were forced to remain outside, stymied by locked doors and unresponsive staff.  At others, the staff was openly hostile,... Continue »
It’s been a couple months since the Senate passed its landmark immigration reform bill, a bipartisan vote on a path to citizenship that drew the support of 68 Senators, including every single Democrat and 14 Republicans.  This week, Sens. Harry Reid (D-NV) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) are wondering just what is taking so long... Continue »
Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding border security and the importance of bipartisan immigration reform. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: (emphasis ours) Last night the United States Senate advanced a bipartisan immigration reform bill that will be good for national security and... Continue »
On CBS’s “Face the Nation” yesterday, Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) announced her support of the Senate’s immigration bill, including its path to citizenship provision.  Now according to Chuck Todd and the NBC News Political Unit, “There are at least 60 votes for the bill.” The developments of recent days... Continue »
Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding immigration reform. Here’s the video and his remarks as prepared for delivery are below: For most of her life Anna Ledesma has been afraid. She was a model student at Centennial High School in Las Vegas – an... Continue »
Now that the Senate Judiciary Committee has passed the Gang of 8 immigration bill out of markup, it is now in Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV)’s hands, and Reid has said that he will bring the bill to a vote in June. And, Reid recently promised, “I will do... Continue »
Update: According to the DRM Action Coalition, Sen. Heller is liking the Gang of 8 immigration bill so far: @americasvoice @senatorreid @sendeanheller said tday he is supportive & likes #Gangof8 proposal so far. @astrid_nv… — DRM Action Coalition (@DRMAction) May 16, 2013 Today on the Senate floor, Senate... Continue »
Yesterday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid appeared at an immigration reform rally in Las Vegas. He has for years been an outspoken advocate for immigration reform — and made that clear again yesterday: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., promised Wednesday to use the power of his office to get immigration... Continue »