Government Reform

DOMA decision a win for LGBT immigration rights advocates
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Days before the Senate is expected to pass a sweeping immigration reform bill, bi-national same-sex married couples have cause to celebrate after the Supreme Court’s decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act appeared to offer them equal treatment under U.S. immigration law.Before today’s decision, an American was prohibited under DOMA from sponsoring a same-sex […]

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Senate Passes Border Security Amendment
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The Senate came one step closer to passing immigration reform Wednesday when  it approved the border security amendment developed by Republican Senators John Hoeven of North Dakota and Bob Corker of Tennessee. The vote was 69-29, including 15 Republicans who voted in favor of the…     

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Illegal Immigration and Identity Politics
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Identity politics are once again ruling the day as Congress hands out goodies and comprises the little integrity they have left on the immigration debate. With 1,200-page amendments and pork galore, it seems Congress will force immigration down the throats of the American people, whether we like it or not.  If what we’ve seen of […]

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How the Senate hopes to bully the House on immigration
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John Dickerson: With what could be 70 votes, senators are looking to the House to follow their lead on passing comprehensive immigration reform

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Video: Paul Ryan: "Legal immigration is good for America"
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Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, discusses the potential to pass immigration reform in the House.

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Bush Inst. Backs Immigration Reform
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A new book published today by the George W. Bush Institute says there is no viable economic reason to keep the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the shadows and promotes the need for immigration reform.     

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Rick Santorum Details His Quest to Create Faith-Based Hollywood Films, Challenges Conservatives to Engage the Culture
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On Monday, Rick Santorum, a former U.S. senator and 2012 GOP presidential candidate, provided further details about his new position as CEO of EchoLight Studios, a faith-based movie company. Following the announcement, TheBlaze interviewed the politician and businessman via telephone to speak further about his career — and his vision for Christian-themed entertainment. Naturally, some […]

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