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Senator Envisions Chamber’s Role Under President Trump

Obama Warns U.S. on Anti-Immigration Rhetoric
 

At a naturalization ceremony Tuesday, President Barack Obama made a fervent defense of refugees entering the United States, comparing the recent anti-immigration political climate to the “darkest chapters” of American history.

What You Missed: House Judiciary Hearing on Syrian Refugee Crisis
 

The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security held a hearing Thursday discussing the U.S. screening policy for Syrian refugees.

Pelosi: Refugee Bill ‘Sends Wrong Message’
 

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday a bill adding new levels of screening for Iraqi and Syrian refugees sent the wrong message to the global community in response to the terrorist attacks in Paris.

Ryan: No 'Religious Test' for Syrian Refugees
 

In a one-minute speech Wednesday, Speaker Paul D. Ryan touted a bill calling for a pause in in the admittance of Syrian refugees to the U.S., asserting that the screening process for refugees would be based on security, not religion.

‘Dump Trump’ Push Spurs #RacismIsntFunny Campaign
 

The campaign to bar presidential hopeful Donald Trump from hosting NBC’s "Saturday Night Live" on Nov. 7 took another step Thursday, with the launch of racismisntfunny.com.

Gutierrez Slams Trump, SNL
 

Obama 'Frustrated' by Immigration Court Rulings
“We will continue to push as hard as we can on all fronts.”

Speaking with reporters at the conclusion of the G7 summit in Germany Monday, it was clear court cases that have ensnared his immigration actions have irritated him.

“Obviously, I’m frustrated by a district court ruling that now is winding its way through the appeals process,” Obama said of his stalled plan to grant temporary executive amnesty for as many as 5 million immigrants.

Pelosi Predicts Holiday Surprise on Immigration
 

If Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is correct, President Barack Obama's delayed executive action on immigration may be coming sooner than expected.

Pelosi, Republicans Trade Shots Over Immigration Bill
 

House Republicans voted to prohibit President Barack Obama from granting what they consider to be an unconstitutional amnesty to illegal immigrants Friday by effectively ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.