Durbin: Blame House GOP, Not Obama For Immigration Reform DelaySome advocates for comprehensive immigration reform have expressed outrage that President Barack Obama won’t take executive action to impose reforms until after the fall elections, but U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he won’t criticize the president’s decision.
Opinion: Does Mitt Romney Have An October Surprise For The Debate?Is Mitt Romney planning an October surprise of sorts for tonight? Has he been saving big policy announcements and details for the debate?
Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American DreamYesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.
Young Illegal Immigrants Head To Navy Pier For Help Getting Work PermitsWednesday will be a day of historic proportions, as thousands of young people who were brought into the country illegally get the opportunity to apply to live and work in the United States legally.
Opinion: Romney's Nixonian Secret PlansMitt Romney has provided no details, not even a hint, of what his immigration plan is. Either this is a lousy sales job, which is bad, or he has no idea there’s a difference between running Bain Capital and running the nation, which is worse.
Opinion: Romney Can't Even Lead From BehindThe guy who passed health care reform in Massachusetts and vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act can’t take a policy position on Obama's executive order on immigration enforcement?
Obama Immigration Plan Draws Praise, JeersThe new initiative affects as many as 800,000 people, including a young woman who spoke to CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot.
State Senate Passes DREAM Act For Children Of Illegal ImmigrantsThe state Senate has passed the DREAM Act, which would put those young people within reach of such programs as College Illinois, allowing them to save for their higher education.
Gutierrez: Support For Obama Depends On Immigration ReformCongressman Luis Gutierrez said Saturday that he doesn’t know if he can support President Barack Obama’s bid for re-election in 2012 if he doesn’t do more to reform immigration policy.
Christmas Re-Enactment Delivers DREAM Act MessageAbout 150 people marched this morning from the federal immigrant detention center in Broadview to a Catholic church in Melrose Park two miles away, their third annual Christmastime posada.
Immigrants Fear Loss Of Opportunity If DREAM Act FailsA vote on the "DREAM Act" in the U.S. Senate has been put off because Democrats don't have the votes to get it passed right now.
Gutierrez Confident House Can Pass Citizenship LawCongressman Luis Guiterrez told an extremely spirited crowd of some 150 immigrants rights activists that he believes he'll get a House vote next week on the "DREAM" citizenship act.