immigration policy

  1. Instead of working with Congress to secure our border and reform our immigration policy, President Obama sought to circumvent Congress once again.”

    -

    Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.)

    Two different bills aimed at halting the president’s new immigration policy were introduced by Arizona Republican Reps. Ben Quayle and David Schweikert Monday. The two incumbent lawmakers are running against each other in the state’s August 28 primary.

    schweikert.house.gov »

  2. Frankly, the president’s executive action take[s] a lot of momentum out of Sen. Rubio’s push for a consensus, legislative solution. The president’s action undermines the urgency to pass something before the election — a hard enough prospect during an election year even before the newly inflamed politics surrounding the issue.”

    - Sen. Marco Rubio spokesman Alex Conant about the Obama administration’s plans block deportation of young illegal immigrants.

    tampabay.com »

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