“As pastors, we welcome any efforts within these limits that protect individuals and protect and reunite families and vulnerable children," Bishop Eusebio Elizondo said.The post Obama May Have Quoted The Bible, But The Religious Movement Is Still Looking To Congress On Immigration appeared first on ThinkProgress.
By Steve Holland LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced to act because House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner would not let legislation come to a vote. With many Americans skeptical of his decision to bypass Congress and impos […]
By Mica Rosenberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - The morning after President Barack Obama announced his sweeping action to overhaul the U.S. immigration system, conservative groups and states were already pulling together legal strategies to dismantle the plan. Opponents said there will likely be a three-pronged legal approach to stymie Obama's moves: Congress co […]
By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Standing outside a drugstore in the bitter Chicago wind, Jonathan Todd shared tips with a fellow volunteer on how to collect signatures to get their candidate on the mayoral ballot. "Hold your pen tight in your hand - that keeps the ink from freezing," said Todd, working for mayoral hopeful Amara Enyia. Todd w […]
CNN reported Monday that Republicans used coded Twitter messages to share information before the midterm election to avoid election laws that bar coordination between party committees and outside groups.