Hours From Passage Amnesty Scuttled After Cantor’s Stunning Defeat

A new PBS documentary looks at the 2014 Congressional vote on amnesty for illegal aliens and shows exactly how close the GOP Congress came to caving in to the illegal alien lobby and handing Barack Obama a huge political victory. After the Senate passed the comprehensive immigration reform bill, the activity shifted to the House […]

House GOP leaders cancel vote on border security bill amid complaints

FOX News — House Republican leaders on Monday sidelined a controversial border security bill amid widespread disagreement among GOP lawmakers, making it the latest piece of legislation caught in an internal battle in the caucus. Chamber leaders blamed the decision to cancel the vote, which had been set for Wednesday, on the massive snowstorm hitting the […]

House GOP launches secure-borders bill

The Washington Examiner — House Republicans are officially launching their immigration reform effort Wednesday, with a border security bill aimed at keeping unlawful immigrants from entering the United States. The bill could become the first in a series of measures Republicans take up in what they have promised will be a piecemeal approach to immigration reform […]

House passes bill overturning Obama’s immigration order

Fox News — House Republicans voted Wednesday to overturn President Obama’s immigration actions from last November — and reached all the way back to unravel a 2012 directive affecting illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children — sending the bill to the Senate where it faces an uncertain fate. The House voted 236-191 to […]

House GOP will try to kill Obama’s immigration order next week

Politico — Speaker John Boehner and the House Republicans are planning to try to choke off President Barack Obama’s immigration executive action next week, according to multiple GOP leadership aides involved in the talks. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) plans to bring up a bill next week to fund the Department of Homeland Security, and […]