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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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Next Hurdle for Republicans – Immigration

Albert R. Hunt, The New York Times “Looming is the immigration debate, which is even more divisive and politically perilous for Republicans. The House leadership is to decide in the next few weeks whether to take up piecemeal measures, with an eye toward an eventual resolution w
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Poll: Issa, McCarthy, McKeon Shouldn’t Fear Immigration Reform Backlash

Joe Garofoli, San Francisco Chronicle “A new poll to be released Thursday by America’s Voice that we got our hands on early has a message for McCarthy: It’s OK to support a pathway to citizenship. Your constituents will still love you. The poll’s message to GOP Reps. Darrell Iss
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Advocacy Polls Show Poe, Farenthold Districts’ Voters Want Citizenship

Houston Chronicle “House Republicans are considering some legal status for 11 million undocumented immigrants, but voters in two Texas GOP congressional districts favor a path to citizenship, according to polls to be released Thursday.”   Full Story  
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Supports Democrat-Led Immigration Bill

Elise Foley, Huffington Post “Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) became the second Republican on Tuesday to sign on to a Democrat-led comprehensive immigration reform bill that would increase border security, change the legal immigration system and provide a path to citizenship f
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What Are the Chances for Immigration Reform in 2013?

PBS Newshour “Just how significant is the announcement out of California that a Republican congressman will co-sponsor legislation providing a pathway to citizens for millions of undocumented people living in the country? Alan Gomez, who reports on immigration issues for USA Tod
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House ‘SAFE’ Act Threatens Support for Immigration Reform

Marielena Hincapie, Huffington Post (Blog) “For decades, we have pushed Congress to create a road to citizenship for the 11 million aspiring Americans living and laboring in our country. True immigration reform, however, cannot be achieved if creating this road comes at the cost
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