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A LOOK AHEAD IN WASHINGTON

Posted on 1/31/2013 by in Immigration Taxes Fiscal Cliff

By Craig Regelbrugge
ANLA Vice President for Government Relations and Research

The dust has settled after the national elections, a new Congress has been sworn in, and Inauguration Day has come and gone. Of course, President Obama won both the Electoral College and the popular vote, capturing pretty much all of the states that were considered up for grabs. In the U.S. Senate, Democrats had to defend twice as many seats as Republicans, and many of them were in the conservative Midwest and Plains. But, Republicans high hopes of gaining control of the upper chamber were dashed, as Democrats have a net gain of two seats. Republicans held the House; they lost about seven seats but maintain a comfortable margin of control.

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Sen. Rubio and Immigration Dynamics

Posted on 1/17/2013 by in Immigration

Below is a collection of links to stories on Sen. Rubio and immigration dynamics:

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Immigration: What Does The New “Unlawful Presence Waiver” Rule Mean?

Posted on 1/17/2013 by in Immigration

On January 3, 2013, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a final rule on Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers of Inadmissibility for Certain Immediate Relatives.

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Immigration's new rival: gun control

Posted on 1/11/2013 by in Immigration

Immigration advocates are beginning to worry that their fight could slip behind a cause that wasn’t even an issue during the election: gun control.

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House Gears Up For Immigration Battle (NPR)

Posted on 1/11/2013 by in Immigration

With immigration expected to be a top issue in the new Congress, lawmakers in both parties continue to call for a bipartisan approach — while also preparing for battle.

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