NEW ORLEANS - Loyola University expects hundreds of Catholic nuns to attend a weekend rally on immigration reform. Saturday morning's rally at the Jesuit-run university is sponsored by Catholic congregations of the New Orleans Archdiocese. A Loyola news release says nuns representing more than a dozen religious communities, along with... more »
WASHINGTON - The Republican National Committee is endorsing comprehensive immigration reform as part of a multi-step roadmap designed to improve the GOP's brand among minority voters who overwhelmingly backed Democrats last fall. The committee releases a 100-page report Monday outlining dozens of recommendations. The report says Republicans - quote -... more »
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama says he's looking for immigration reform to be completed within six months. He tells the Spanish-language TV network Telemundo that a deal should be attainable this year, but he wants it done even sooner. He says that politics, not technical issues, are standing in the... more »
BATON ROUGE- Immigration reform could impact some 65,000 immigrants living in Louisiana.
Tuesday, the President asked Congress to move forward with a bill to overhaul the system. It would be the pathway for 11 million undocumented people living in the U.S.
"Having these members of my family in... more »
LAS VEGAS - President Barack Obama says "now is the time" to fix broken immigration laws. And he says Congress is showing "a genuine desire to get this done soon." At a campaign-style event in Las Vegas, the president applauded a rare show of bipartisanship between the White House and... more »
WASHINGTON - Key Democratic and Republican senators are pledging to get a wide-ranging immigration bill through the Senate by summer even as they point to numerous pitfalls ahead. The group of eight senators unveiled proposals Monday to secure the border, allow more guest workers, require tougher verification measures by employers... more »