The House Science, Space, and Technology Committee on Wednesday held a hearing titled “Examining the Science of EPA Overreach,” which attempted to show how the agency has unnecessarily burdened businesses with pesky pollution regulations.
A citizenship provision is one of the biggest points of contention among some House Republicans who have already condemned any path out of the shadows as “amnesty.” Yet such a provision could be one of the best, long-lasting investments in the American economy.
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Seven months after the Senate approved a comprehensive reform bill to overhaul the nation’s broken immigration system, House Republican leaders released a document that outlined a “step-by-step” plan to deal with the undocumented population.
Just as House Republicans prepare to release a new, narrower proposal that they hope has a better chance of passage, Ryan seemed to step back from his previous support for reform, suggesting that something like the Senate bill would be "amnesty."
Between one-third to half of all undocumented immigrants could gain legal status and obtain a green card if a series of yet-to-be introduced Republican piecemeal proposals become law, according to a new report out Tuesday.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) dismissed concerns that a majority-minority district may go unrepresented for an entire year, suggesting that delaying the special election until November would not hurt citizens because Congress gets nothing done in the fall anyway.