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Obama uses Korea visit to call for US immigration reform

13:36 07/05/2014
President Obama has used a speech in South Korea to call on the US Congress to pass immigration reform. The President was speaking at a naturalisation ceremony for members of the US military who were...

Tea Party holds US to ransom on immigration

12:53 09/04/2014
In June 2013, the US Senate passed an immigration reform bill; the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act 2013. The bill contained proposals for comprehensive reform...

US Democrats press for vote on comprehensive immigration reform bill

16:34 04/04/2014
Democrats in the lower house of the US Congress are to use a very infrequently used procedure to try to force a vote on immigration reform. The Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives...

Indian ambassador to US warns of retaliation if H-1B reforms go ahead

13:31 05/03/2014
The new Indian ambassador to the United States, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, has told journalists that India is concerned at possible immigration reform legislation in the US that would make it more...

Senior US Republican says immigration reform unlikely and blames Obama

13:57 24/02/2014
John Boehner, the speaker of the House of Representatives has said that Republicans in the House (as the House of Representatives is known) are unlikely to support any bills reforming the US...

US Republicans release 'Standards for Immigration Reform'

18:36 14/02/2014
On January 30th 2014, senior Republicans in Washington released a one-page document 'Standards for Immigration Reform' which sets out the principles behind their efforts to pass immigration reform in...

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