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Zuckerberg speaks out for immigration reform - http://www.sfgate.com/politic...
Zuckerberg speaks out for immigration reform
"Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took his first step on the national political stage Monday night when he joined publicly with tech leaders, civil rights activists and undocumented immigrants to call for a comprehensive overhaul of the nation's immigration policies - an issue he said touches not just Silicon Valley but "the whole country."" - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Read the comments that follow every article about immigration reform to understand why Republican house will never ever vote for an immigration bill and certainly any bill involving a "path to citizenship" (pat pending) The end of our oil war and Afghan boondoggle will requite new pork barrel defense spending so "securing the border"(pat pending) will be a major make work public spectacle - WarLord
Opinion: How to win over GOP on immigration - http://www.cnn.com/2013...
Opinion: How to win over GOP on immigration
"Edward Alden says immigration reform can be passed with bipartisan support Alden: Parties must stress areas of agreement; advocates should give up wooing "no" voters Border security bill mandates enforcement accountability and should placate GOP, he says Alden: Priority of parties should be to remove constant threat of arrest, deportation" - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Oh, no problem then. You guys will use reason and logic to win over the Republicans. WHY DIDN'T ANYONE ELSE THINK OF THAT. - Andrew C (✔)
GOP will feel heat at home in August on immigration - http://www.usatoday.com/story...
GOP will feel heat at home in August on immigration
"Supporters of a proposal to revamp the nation's immigration laws plan to use the recess to pressure House Republican members in their districts to pass a plan like that which passed the Senate in June." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
White House will make economic argument for immigration reform - http://www.latimes.com/news...
White House will make economic argument for immigration reform
"Seeking to pressure the House to act on immigration reform, White House officials are launching a state-by-state campaign to convince voters that opening up the immigration system could be a boon to local businesses." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Immigration Supporters Plan to Hunt Down House Members - http://www.bloomberg.com/news...
Immigration Supporters Plan to Hunt Down House Members
"Advocates of immigration-law changes are prepared to track down lawmakers doing household chores during the month-long congressional break that begins next week if that’s what it takes to get their voices heard." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
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Republican donors call on Congress to act on immigration fix - http://www.reuters.com/article...
Republican donors call on Congress to act on immigration fix
"More than 100 U.S. Republican donors and fundraisers called on conservatives in Congress to back an overhaul of the nation's immigration system, including supporting "legal status" for those in the United States illegally" - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Immigration activists step up pressure - http://nbclatino.com/2013...
Immigration activists step up pressure
"Immigration reform supporters continued to push for action this weekend, with both legislators and activists taking to the streets to further their cause." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Business helped by immigration reform - http://www.lasvegassun.com/news...
Business helped by immigration reform
"As a Nevada small business owner, I have watched as our immigration system has shackled our economic competitiveness. How Congress acts in the coming weeks will determine whether we continue with a broken system or we devise a new way of doing things that gives American businesses and workers a crucial boost in a challenging economy." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
US: Labor shortage hastens push for immigration reform - http://www.freshplaza.com/news_de...
US: Labor shortage hastens push for immigration reform
US: Labor shortage hastens push for immigration reform
US: Labor shortage hastens push for immigration reform
"Nearly a month after the US Senate passed a comprehensive immigration bill, the debate in the House drags on. Meanwhile, local farmers are eager for a solution. They’re facing an ongoing labor shortage that many feel could be solved by immigration reform." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Rally presses Boehner on immigration - http://www.usatoday.com/story...
Rally presses Boehner on immigration
"A diverse group, including religious leaders, legal advocates, and busloads of out-of-town supporters, marched to the House speaker's Springfield, Ohio, office, demanding a path for citizenship." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
200 rally for immigration reform in Des Moines - http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article...
200 rally for immigration reform in Des Moines
"A common cause and a common antagonist united about 200 supporters of immigration reform who rallied Saturday at the Iowa Capitol." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Silicon Valley steps up role in immigration debate - http://www.sfgate.com/politic...
Silicon Valley steps up role in immigration debate
"Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg - one of the world's richest tech innovators - will break new ground next month by speaking publicly for the first time on a political issue when he delivers an address on immigration reform in San Francisco at the West Coast premiere of a film about undocumented immigrants." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
GOP Should Face Facts on Immigration Reform - http://www.nationalreview.com/article...
GOP Should Face Facts on Immigration Reform
"Republicans will benefit by working to make more Hispanics middle class." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
White House says it expects Congress to pass immigration overhaul - http://www.reuters.com/article...
White House says it expects Congress to pass immigration overhaul
"White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Wednesday that he expects Congress will pass a comprehensive immigration reform bill that President Barack Obama will sign into law." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Immigration Reform Could Yield A Bipartisan Congressional Breakthrough - http://www.forbes.com/sites...
Immigration Reform Could Yield A Bipartisan Congressional Breakthrough
"If the House can see its way clear to negotiate with the Senate on immigration, there is the possibility for a breakthrough this year." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Dems pin immigration hopes on GOP's Ryan - http://www.seattlepi.com/news...
Dems pin immigration hopes on GOP's Ryan
"Democrats doggedly pursuing a far-reaching immigration bill are counting on help from Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney's running mate last year and an unlikely candidate for delivering the centerpiece of President Barack Obama's second-term agenda." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Hahaha. ... or are they serious? - Andrew C (✔)
Immigration Reform Will Make America's Economy Stronger - http://www.rollcall.com/news...
Immigration Reform Will Make America's Economy Stronger
"As a business leader from a Silicon Valley high-tech company, I was overjoyed to learn that the U.S. Senate had approved immigration reform including high-skilled worker provisions on a strong bipartisan basis. This legislation, I believe, is a significant step forward, and I hope that the House will take action soon." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Immigration Reform Isn’t Dead in the House: Here’s Who Can Save It - http://www.thedailybeast.com/article...
Immigration Reform Isn’t Dead in the House: Here’s Who Can Save It
"recent moves by a handful of key conservatives give reason to believe there’s still a chance. Patricia Murphy on the five deciders, from Paul Ryan to Trey Gowdy." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Senate immigration gang targets House Republicans - http://www.politico.com/story...
Senate immigration gang targets House Republicans
"Big Business, Senate Republicans and Democrats backing immigration reform have a target in their crosshairs: House Republicans." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Why Republicans will have to vote yes on immigration - http://mynorthwest.com/813...
"So when you have someone like Grover Norquist pushing immigration reform, how exactly does a Republican vote no? Especially when he utters the magic words ... "I work with all the nice Republicans, to encourage them to do what Reagan did!"" - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
How Becoming Mayor Changed Rahm Emanuel on Immigration Reform - http://www.theatlantic.com/events...
How Becoming Mayor Changed Rahm Emanuel on Immigration Reform
"The former White House Chief of Staff has joined an army of state and local leaders to push for more liberal policies on the issue. Will the federal government follow their lead?" - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Despite the odds, both sides optimistic for immigration reform - http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-25...
Despite the odds, both sides optimistic for immigration reform
"Republican and Democratic leadership seem to agree on only one thing these days: An immigration reform bill that may or may not be comprehensive, may or may not further beef up border security and may or may not open a pathway to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States must make it to President Obama's desk - and soon." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Schumer, McCain encouraged by immigration prospects - http://www.usatoday.com/story...
Schumer, McCain encouraged by immigration prospects
"Two senators who helped fashion a major immigration bill said Thursday that they told President Obama they remain encouraged that the Republican-run House will act on the issue." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Obama to Pressure House GOP on Immigration Bill - http://online.wsj.com/article...
Obama to Pressure House GOP on Immigration Bill
Obama to Pressure House GOP on Immigration Bill
"President Barack Obama plans to mount a more visible effort to push through an immigration overhaul that is heading toward an uncertain fate in the Republican-controlled House, marking a risky shift from the largely hands-off approach he has employed to date." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
This made me LMAO seriously. Obama because of his battleground state re-election strategy has little political capitol with Demicratic lawmakers, and NONE zip zero with Republicans and they fear him impacting their re-elections not at all. - WarLord
Bush makes soft push for immigration reform - http://www.cnn.com/2013...
Bush makes soft push for immigration reform
"Bush made speech at a naturalization ceremony at his presidential library Former president's speech comes same day House GOP discuss immigration reform In interview last week, Bush said bill should be passed because system is broken Bush tried and failed to get reform passed in his second term in office" - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
That's a problem with getting older... - Todd Hoff
Dubya didn't have the horses before he became utterly toxic nobody to Republicans Party - WarLord
Labor presses for immigration measure among key Republicans - http://www.latimes.com/news...
Labor presses for immigration measure among key Republicans
"As Congress begins to deliberate overhauling the nation’s immigration policy, several California Republicans are being eyed as persuadable targets by those supporting legalization for the millions of people who entered the country illegally or overstayed their visas." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
This assumes contrary to all evidence that there exists "persuadable" House Republcans in the white old peoples apartheid party. I'm guessig it is a miasm a mirage where none exist - WarLord
Immigration Does Not Decrease Economic Freedom - http://www.cato.org/blog...
Immigration Does Not Decrease Economic Freedom
Immigration Does Not Decrease Economic Freedom
"Opposing immigration reform for the reason that new immigrants will decrease economic freedom is a popular excuse in some circles – but there is surprisingly little evidence to support this myth. Moreover, merely pointing out that immigrants are more likely to vote for the Democratic Party is insufficient because actual policy shifts count more than partisan political outcomes. Those who claim immigrants will decrease economic freedom have yet to prove it." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Which circles are these? I had cynically thought "economic freedom" was some bullshit that glibertarian elites fed the rubes... didn't think anyone took it seriously. - Andrew C (✔)
Religious groups take immigration aim - http://www.politico.com/story...
Religious groups take immigration aim
"Religious groups – another big constituency in the immigration debate— are ramping up efforts in the House on reform this week. Four organizations are blanketing House members with letters pressing members to move on comprehensive reform, as the focus turns in earnest to that chamber for Congress’s next steps on immigration." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
Mayor Urges House Republicans To Pass Immigration Reform Bill - http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2013...
Mayor Urges House Republicans To Pass Immigration Reform Bill
"Mayor Rahm Emanuel this Independence Day is challenging House Republicans to take up the immigration issue and pass a federal law that sets a clear path to citizenship." - LANjackal from Bookmarklet
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