WASHINGTON - The day after the Senate passed its immigration bill in June, leading opponent Roy H. Beck convened his top strategists to discuss what went wrong and to plan ways to stop the bill from becoming law.
WASHINGTON - A plan to check fingerprints of foreigners leaving the United States is popular in Congress - but not at the Department of Homeland Security, where officials say the technology would do little to halt illegal immigration.
WASHINGTON - Recent Israeli strikes inside Syria may have exposed weaknesses in the regime's air defenses and could embolden the U.S. and its allies to take more steps to aid rebels fighting the regime there, lawmakers said Sunday.
WASHINGTON - Speaking to the graduating class of Ohio State University in Columbus on Sunday, Obama called on the students to embrace the school's motto, "education for citizenship," and to press the government to act.
WASHINGTON - On the Saturday morning after 7 in 10 Latino voters helped return President Obama to the White House and deliver a crushing defeat to Mitt Romney, Charles E. Schumer, the Democratic senator from New York, scanned his daily list of phone messages and saw that Lindsey Graham, the …
WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of senators has agreed on a plan to grant legal status to most of the estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the U.S., which could form the basis for a far-reaching overhaul of immigration laws this year.