Republican Logic – Repeal Immigration Reform or No Money for Homeland Security

Congressional Republicans are playing hardball with America's security because they don't want any immigration reform. And as far as they are concerned, the perfect way to hammer at immigration reform is to include repeal language in a funding bill for Homeland Security. Their stance is clear - if they can't repeal the president's immigration order, they will provide zero funds for America's security. Funding for Homeland Security runs out February 28th. “There’s not a Plan B," said...

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Bill O’Reilly To Undocumented Journalist – You “don’t deserve to be here” – Video

Who died and left Bill O'Reilly of Fox News in charge? Who told him it was his job to determine who "deserves" to be here in the United States? After President Obama made his Executive action known to the American people Thursday night, Bill O'Reilly invited an undocumented journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, on his Fox show to talk about the the president's immigration decision. O'Reilly ran through Vargas's background as an immigrant who came to the United States from the Philippines at age 12 and then...

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President Obama to Republicans – “Pass a Bill” On Immigration Reform – Transcript

President Obama on Thursday laid out his plan going forward on immigration. Below is the complete statement made by the president. --- My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration. For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations. It’s kept us youthful, dynamic, and entrepreneurial. It has shaped our character as a people with limitless possibilities – people not trapped...

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TIME FOR OBAMA TO DECLARE WAR….ON REPUBLICANS

As seen on America The Not So Beautiful November 17, 2014 By Mike Caccioppoli No need to mince words here. Starting with immigration reform President Obama must do what is best for the country and the people who live here and not give a fuck what the Republicans, still very much led by the Tea Party, think about it. After being stymied for six long years by a Congress that did not want the first black President to have a legacy of any kind, he must now give it back to them in a big way. There...

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President’s Immigration Plan includes a Temporary Stay for 5 Million Immigrants

President Obama is determined to get something done on immigration. And despite the threats from Republicans to block all his other policies if he does immigration alone, the president is insisting on doing the right thing. Seated with 12 top members of the House and Senate in the Old Family Dining Room, Obama shot back that he intended to proceed, saying that he had already waited almost two years for congressional action on immigration. He added that his decision should not upend chances...

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President Obama Continues to Push Republicans on Immigration Reform

The Senate passed their version of immigration reform over a year ago, but House Republicans have failed to address the Senate's bill or any bill containing the words immigration reform. On Wednesday, President Obama once again called them out on it. "Unfortunately, Republicans in the House of Representatives have repeatedly failed to take action, seemingly preferring the status quo of a broken immigration system over meaningful reform," Obama said in a statement released by the White House. "I...

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Immigration Reform: Republicans Have No Plans For a Vote This Year

Politico reports that although Democrats and President Obama have been pushing immigration reform, House Republican leadership has no plans to vote on any immigration reform legislation before the end the year. The House has just 19 days in session before the end of 2013, and there are a number of reasons why immigration reform is stalled this year. Following the fiscal battles last month, the internal political dynamics are tenuous within the House Republican Conference. A growing chorus of GOP lawmakers...

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