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Three Texans Appointed to House DACA Task Force

House Speaker Paul Ryan appointed three Texas congressmen to serve on the task force that will determine if or how Capitol Hill will proceed on the plan to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) executive amnesty program. The 10-member DACA Task Force is charged with finding a legislative solution to the program being phased out under President Donald Trump’s orders.

Report: GOP Leaders Deny Rep. Diaz-Balart’s Final Plea for Amnesty Bill

Report: GOP Leaders Deny Rep. Diaz-Balart’s Final Plea for Amnesty Bill

On Thursday, House Republican leaders reportedly denied Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart’s (R-FL) final request to act on his amnesty bill, which he had planned to push after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s (R-VA) June primary.  After Cantor was stunningly ousted because of the

Diaz-Balart: House Immigration Reform Effort Gaining Momentum

Diaz-Balart: House Immigration Reform Effort Gaining Momentum

The immigration reform effort in the House is gaining traction and momentum, according to Florida Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart. In an interview with Roll Call published Wednesday, the Florida Republican said his bipartisan immigration reform effort is gaining Republican supporters

Obama to Meet with House GOP on Immigration

Obama to Meet with House GOP on Immigration

(AP) Obama to meet with House GOP on immigrationBy DONNA CASSATAAssociated PressWASHINGTONA House Republican working on immigration legislation is heading to the White House for a meeting with President Barack Obama. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida is slated to meet

Cantor: Jews Struggled Like Immigrants of Today

Cantor: Jews Struggled Like Immigrants of Today

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), a proponent of tenets of the “Dream Act” for young illegal immigrants spoke before attendees at the Jewish Center of Jackson Heights in Queens, New York on Saturday. Cantor and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) were the only

US Lawmakers Seek Reason for Beyonce Cuba Trip

US Lawmakers Seek Reason for Beyonce Cuba Trip

(AFP) Two US Republican lawmakers want to know if popular American pop star Beyonce and her husband, rap singer Jay-Z, had the US government’s permission to travel to Cuba despite an economic embargo. Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Mario Diaz-Balart of

Sunday Shows Go Full Out on Immigration

Sunday Shows Go Full Out on Immigration

It looks like the Sunday morning political shows got the same memo that immigration is the topic of the day for April 7. The big three networks and CNN are all hosting guests who either lean toward amnesty for illegals

Secret Bipartisan House Immigration Group Set To Unveil Plan

Secret Bipartisan House Immigration Group Set To Unveil Plan

For almost four years, a secret bipartisan group of six House members has reportedly been working to fashion a comprehensive immigration reform bill that they plan to unveil sometime next week. Sources have confirmed to The Hill that the six

Salacious, yes … Influence peddling, Oh Yes … and in Boomtown

In my quirky way I want to put this under the category “Foreign Affairs.” Anyone else wonder why an Opthamologist aka Dr. Salomon Melgen is in the business of donating to Senator Bob Menendez, Hillary Clinton, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz; Florida Republicans Rep.