Category: Congress & Federal Laws

Senators Demand Answers About Immigrant Family Separations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee is demanding answers from federal immigration officials about the Trump administration’s separation of migrant children from their families and its struggle to reunite them, a fraught effort that’s drawn election-year criticism from both…
This Kentucky Congressional Candidate Wants to Grant Immigrants Amnesty

LOUISVILLE – The Democratic candidate challenging Rep. Brett Guthrie in November wants amnesty for all immigrants who are living in the country illegally Hank Linderman is challenging Guthrie, the Republican congressman who since 2009 has represented Kentucky’s 2nd Congressional District,…
House Drawing Fire Over Immigration Reform Omission in Budget

BOSTON — The inability to reach a “consensus” among House and Senate budget negotiators over immigration enforcement doomed a controversial budget measure that would have restricted local police from acting as immigration agents, the House’s lead negotiator and supporter of…
Congress Failed to Do Something on Immigration — Again. Here’s Why.

Without having reached any meaningful solution, Congress’s debate over the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is likely over for the foreseeable future. For the past few weeks, Republicans have been furiously negotiating among themselves to…