Cornell Law professor says immigration issue ‘should be deal-breaker for Loretta Lynch appointment’

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Attorney Loretta Lynch testified Wednesday in front of Congress as part of her confirmation hearings to become Eric Holder’s successor as Attorney General. Cornell University Clinical Professor, Director of the Securities Law Clinic, contributor for Legalinsurrection.com, and Harvard classmate of Lynch, William Jacobson told WPHT morning host Chris Stigall that he is […]

Obama not considering public opinion in immigration drive

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The Washington Examiner — Gallup recently asked adults around the country a very simple question about immigration: Are you satisfied, or dissatisfied, with the level of immigration into the United States today? Are too many immigrants coming? Too few? Or is the number just about right? Before giving the results, it’s important to note what that […]

Boehner planning to sue Obama over immigration

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CNN — House Speaker John Boehner announced Tuesday plans to pursue legal action against the Obama administration in order to challenge President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, CNN has learned. Boehner told Republican House members at Tuesday morning’s meeting he plans to take steps to file a lawsuit. “We are finalizing a plan to authorize […]

Will Jeb Bush deport 4 million illegals?

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The Washington Examiner — There’s been a theme to recent press coverage of Jeb Bush and the rest of the Republican 2016 presidential field. The theme is contrast: While Bush was in San Francisco delivering a moderate message on immigration, other candidates gathered at Rep. Steve “Deportable” King’s meeting in Des Moines to hew to a […]

Obama’s immigration action carries limited economic appeal

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The Washington Examiner — President Obama’s attempts to link his executive action on immigration reform to bolstering the middle class are likely overblown, as economists argue that White House efforts to spare up to 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation will have a limited impact on the overall economy. Obama is highlighting his power play on […]

House GOP leaders cancel vote on border security bill amid complaints

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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 […]