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John Boehner Just Put Immigration Reform On Life Support

Greg Sargent, The Washington Post “John Boehner, at a presser just now, just said something that pushed immigration reform closer to death than anything he has said thus far” Full Story
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Immigration Reform Outlook

Jennifer Rubin, The Washington Post (blog) “There were some theatrics on Wednesday from liberal immigration reform advocates, claiming the speaker of the House was now refusing to go to conference with the Senate on immigration reform. Immigration reform dead! Really? No.”
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Boehner Rules Out Negotiations on Immigration

Ashley Parker and Michael S. Schmidt, The New York Times “Signaling an end to the push for major immigration legislation this year, Speaker John A. Boehner on Wednesday ruled out negotiations between the House and the Senate on an expansive immigration overhaul similar to one ap
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California House Member Pushes for Immigration Reform This Year

Lisa Mascaro, Los Angeles Times  ”A key California Republican is pushing back against House GOP leaders who say there is not enough time before Congress adjourns this year to consider immigration reform.” Full Story
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Biden: Don’t Let Immigration Die Like Gun Control

Reid J. Epstein, Politico “Vice President Joe Biden’s message to immigration reform advocates: Don’t let your issue die like gun control did.” Full Story
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Advocates for Immigration Bill Are Taking New Tack

Laura Meckler and Kristina Peterson, The Wall Street Journal “Dwindling prospects for a sweeping congressional immigration bill have some supporters pivoting to a more confrontational approach, while at least one industry is looking for a backup plan if a broader deal fails.R
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Immigration Reform Backed By Voters In Republican-Led Swing Districts, Poll Shows

Elise Foley, Huffington Post “A majority of likely voters in 20 Republican-represented swing congressional districts support the broad outlines of comprehensive immigration reform and a pathway to citizenship, according to a poll released on Tuesday.” Full Story
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Study: Local Immigration Policing Efforts Caused Few Exits From U.S.

Emily Alpert Reyes, Los Angeles Times “When local police started quizzing people about their immigration status, some immigrants relocated – but they usually did not leave the United States, a new study finds.” Full Story
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Immigration Reform News: Advocates Say Bill Isn’t Dead ‘Until We Say So’

Laura Matthews, International Business Times “With various polls showing a pathway to citizenship more popular than the GOP’s favorability rating, immigration reform advocates say the will keep working lives on while the wheels of Congress stall on the issue.” Full Story
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Head of Banking Group Pushes Republicans to Back Immigration Reform

Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times “The head of the American Bankers Assn., who is a former GOP governor, made a strong pitch Monday to his fellow Republicans to support  the bipartisan Senate immigration reform legislation by invoking party hero Ronald Reagan.” Full Story
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