Associated Press | Wednesday May 22, 2013
A far-reaching bill to remake the US immigration system is headed to the full Senate, where tough battles are brewing on gay marriage, border security and other contentious issues, with the outcome impossible to predict.
Reuters | Wednesday May 22, 2013
A U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday approved legislation to give millions of illegal immigrants a path to citizenship, setting up a spirited debate next month in the full Senate over the biggest changes in immigration policy in a generation.
Friday May 10, 2013
A landmark bill backed by U.S. President Barack Obama to overhaul the nation's immigration system survived unscathed on Thursday during the first day of consideration by a divided Senate Judiciary Committee.
Thursday May 9, 2013
The only time when the USIBC had launched a similar kind of effort was in 2006 when it hired the services of Patton Boggs to successfully lobby in favour of the historic Indo-US civilian nuclear deal at the Capitol Hill.
Associated Press | Monday May 6, 2013
Ricardo Campo, a burly and jolly native of El Salvador, and President Barack Obama both have a huge investment in Congress' attempt to overhaul U.S. immigration laws, to deal with the estimated 11 million people living in the United States illegally....
Reuters | Sunday May 5, 2013
US immigration authorities would give preference to better-educated and trained visa-seekers who can contribute to the American economy under a less-noticed provision of the immigration bill in the US Congress.
Reuters | Friday April 26, 2013
George W. Bush basked in warm praise from President Barack Obama and three fellow former U.S. presidents on Thursday as Bush's library was dedicated in a ceremony that emphasized his resolute response to terrorism while skirting controversies such as...
Associated Press | Monday April 22, 2013
For President Barack Obama, one of his most wrenching White House weeks saw the fresh spectre of terrorism and the first crushing political defeat of his new term, and the more emotional side of a leader often criticized for appearing clinical or det...
Thursday April 18, 2013
The Bill being pushed by the Obama administration gives the domestic IT professionals in the US a 60-day period to find a new job after they lose the existing one, among several other sweeping reforms.
Reuters | Thursday April 18, 2013
President Barack Obama's campaign to curb gun violence after the Newtown school massacre was dealt a crippling blow on Wednesday when the US Senate rejected a plan to expand background checks for gun buyers.
Reuters | Wednesday April 17, 2013
President Barack Obama on Tuesday embraced a sweeping overhaul of the nation's immigration system put forward by a bipartisan group of US senators, saying it was "largely consistent" with his own principles for immigration reform.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 17, 2013
It is "indisputable" that the United States engaged in torture after the September 11, 2001 attacks and top officials are ultimately to blame, according to an independent review released on Tuesday.
Associated Press | Thursday April 11, 2013
Gun control supporters have won the first U.S. Senate showdown over restricting firearms, rejecting an effort by conservatives to derail a package of gun curbs before debate could even begin.
Jeremy W Peters, The New York Times | Wednesday April 10, 2013
With a coordination and an energy that echo a Supreme Court nomination fight, the Obama administration is pushing for the confirmation of a senior Justice Department lawyer to the country's most prestigious appellate court. If the effort fails, it co...
Maureen Dowd, The New York Times | Tuesday April 9, 2013
Please don't ask me this anymore. It's such a silly question. Of course Hillary is running. I've never met a man who was told he could be president who didn't want to be president. So naturally, a woman who's told she can be the first commandress in...