Category: Congress & Federal Laws

Immigration Tricky Issue in Tight Kansas Congressional Race

TOPEKA, Kan. — Republican Rep. Kevin Yoder and his Democratic challenger are having a hard time keeping their political footing on immigration issues, complicating their efforts to win a competitive swing House district in Kansas that President Donald Trump narrowly…
USCIS’ Wait Times for Citizenship Have Doubled

The average wait time on a U.S. citizenship application was about five months in 2014. Today, the average time a green card holder will wait for their citizenship application to be processed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is…
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…