Although House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has acknowledged that "the American people want us to deal with immigration reform," his party still refuses to move immigration legislation to a House floor vote.
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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.
Passing immigration reform is fast gaining momentum among House Republican leaders after Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) announced on Thursday that he would begin drafting an one-page “standards or principles document.”