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Immigration Battle to “Win the Recess”

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While Democrats greatly outnumber Republicans in the districts with the most Hispanic residents, a handful of Republicans in the border states and southern Florida have substantial Hispanic constituencies and could be important in any agreement on immigration. read more...


The Editors
Aug. 6, 2013
11:27 a.m.
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Congressional Affairs

Immigration

Senate Votes on the Immigration Overhaul

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Senate debate on the comprehensive immigration overhaul bill (S. 744) that began the week of June 10 drew to a close this afternoon as the chamber passed the measure 68-32 with the support of fourteen Republicans and the entire Democratic caucus. The bill would provide a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants, expand the legal immigration system and tighten border security. read more...


The Editors
June 27, 2013
10:40 a.m.
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Immigration

Immigration Bill: Will Past Be Prologue?

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Click the image above to see an interactive guide to the 2006 vote, complete with information on 56 Senators, most of them Democrats, who have been elected or appointed since. read more...


The Editors
June 7, 2013
12:05 p.m.
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Immigration

Unauthorized Immigrants, by the Numbers

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As of 2010, just over 40 million people living in the United States were born in another country, and of those, an estimated 11 million came here illegally. That’s down from a peak of 12 million in 2007. read more...


The Editors
May 1, 2013
1:31 p.m.
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Immigration

Immigration by the Numbers

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The map shows the foreign-born share of the population by Congressional district in 2000, 2005 and 2010. Clicking on a district provides more detailed information along with statistics for the state at large. read more...


Sarah Vanderbilt
July 2, 2012
3:52 p.m.
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Immigration

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