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Ryan and McCarthy Collide Over Immigration

Behind the scenes, the speaker and his potential successor have been pulling in different directions on an effort to force a vote to help Dreamers. Paul Ryan and his longtime No. 2, Kevin McCarthy, have maintained a unified public front…
House Republicans Agitating For Immigration Fight

At a closed-door meeting on Wednesday, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., urged House Republicans to resist the urge to sign on to a discharge petition to force the House to vote on contentious immigration…
Immigration Keeps SF Population Growing Even as Locals Depart

The U.S. Census announced last week that the estimated population of San Francisco County grew by more than 8,000 people between July 2016 and July 2017, on top of smaller population surges in surrounding counties. Which is surprising, especially given…
A Timeline of DACA Offers Trump Has Rejected

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump argued Friday that Democrats have stood in the way of DACA recipients gaining permanent legal status, while casting Republicans as would-be saviors. “The Republicans are with you, they want to get your situation taken care of,”…
Immigration and Naturalization in the Western Tradition

Congress passed its first naturalization law 228 years ago on March 26, 1790. The Naturalization Act of 1790 was the most open naturalization law in the world at the time, allowing free white persons of good character to naturalize after…