Former President George W. Bush, who has mostly stayed on the political sidelines after the White House, has reemerged with criticism of his Republican successor as he advocates for a sharply different immigration policy from former President Donald Trump. “The problem with the immigration debate is that it, one, can create a lot of fear.
A bipartisan group of senators led by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick DurbinDick DurbinGOP eyes new strategy to derail Biden infrastructure plan White House defends ‘aspirational’ goal of 62,500 refugees Biden on refugee cap: ‘We couldn’t do two things at once’ MORE (D-Ill.) met Wednesday afternoon to explore the possibility of immigration reform legislation that
WASHINGTON — Pamela Raghebi of Seattle blames President Donald J. Trump’s travel ban for keeping her separated from her husband, Afshin, a native of Iran, for three frustrating years. “My world basically turned upside down,” Ms. Raghebi said on Wednesday in a phone interview, recalling how the blockade Mr. Trump imposed on travelers from predominantly
A bipartisan group of senators that met privately Wednesday agreed to have their staffs draft a document outlining incremental immigration changes so they “can build from there,” Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) told Axios. Why it matters: The Republicans and Democrats recognize that Congress has failed numerous times to pass comprehensive reform, so now they’re looking
A bill that initially proposed barring much of the collaboration between federal immigration authorities and local law enforcement has survived a deadline but in a heavily watered down form, illustrating how politically dicey the issue has been even for Democratic lawmakers in session after session. AB376, sponsored by Assemblywoman Selena Torres (D-Las Vegas), was rid