By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/25/2013 - 09:38
Monday evening the Senate took a big step forward in the push to overhaul the nation's immigration laws. Enough senators have come to endorse a proposal that will increase the amount of security currently at United States' borders.
By Fox News Latino | 06/21/2013 - 12:54
He burst onto the national stage as the “Tea Party Darling” du jour.
It was nothing short of a stellar national entrance for Marco Rubio, the Republican senator from Florida.
But now, Tea Party members are among the Florida lawmaker’s most passionate, most resentful critics. Many have completely turned on Rubio, feeling betrayed by his push for immigration reform.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/19/2013 - 17:57
Word on the street (or rather word from financial analysts) is changes to immigration law could cut billions from the federal deficit over the next two decades.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/17/2013 - 09:36
Jeb Bush was trending on social media late last week after saying that “immigrants are more fertile,” Fox News Latino reports.
The comment made by the former Florida governor stemmed from a meeting of religious conservatives on Friday, during which Bush spoke about the importance of immigrants to the U.S. economy.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/12/2013 - 10:16
The Senate has finally voted on whether or not to proceed with a formal debate on the immigration reform bill and the decision is "yes." The bill needed 60 votes in order to continue in the Senate, and it got an overwhelming 82 votes. This vote opens the window of possibility for President Obama's end of summer goal for the bill to be reached.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/10/2013 - 13:53
According to President Obama, there should be no reason why Congress won't be able to pass an immigration overhaul by the end of summer.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/07/2013 - 10:27
Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, one of the more conservative Democrats in the Senate, is proposing that the Dream Act toughen educational requirements.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/06/2013 - 14:45
When it comes to laws, the idea of gender inequality doesn't usually come to mind. And why should it? Laws were created for everyone without any indication of gender separation. Oddly enough, this isnt the case with the United States' Immigration Law.
By Amaris Castillo | 06/03/2013 - 12:01
So, comprehensive immigration reform will be passed by this Independence Day? According to one member of the “Gang of Eight,” yes.
On Sunday, Sen. Chuck Schumer said he anticipates as many as 70 of the 100 senators will vote for the measure, which will make its way to the full Senate in a week, according to Fox News Latino.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/22/2013 - 10:32
By a vote of 13-5, the Senate panel approved the bipartisan immigration bill on Tuesday that would offer 11 million undocumented immigrants a 13-year path to citizenship. The crowd in the room cheered when the final vote count was read, and chanted, “Yes we can!” and “Si se puede!”