Thursday, June 20, 2024

Today: President Obama discusses immigration, other issues with Republican Congressional leaders

With a newly minted Republican Congress back to business as usual, President Obama will meet today with its new leaders to discuss immigration reform and other pressing matters. The Congressional changing of the guard is highlighted by this first official sit-down, where finding consensus amid divisive rhetoric and alternating political threats tops today’s agenda. The immigration […]

Republican-controlled Senate in Indiana Passes AZ-style Law

An immigration law similar to Arizona’s that would force local police to question a person’s legal status in the country was passed by the majority Republican Senate in Indiana on Tuesday evening. Five Republicans joined their Democratic colleagues and voted against Senate Bill 590, which passed by a 31 to 18 vote y.  The bill […]