Border Crisis

Sen. Durbin sabotaging immigration bill

Illinois Senator Dick Durbin may be sabotaging a bipartisan immigration bill merely to hurt Republicans. The bill in the Senate would eliminate the cap on the number of immigrants who come from certain countries, which would incentivize high-skilled immigration.

White House: More work needed to reduce illegal immigration

The White House has said progress has been made to limit illegal immigration, but more work still needs to be done. Vice President Mike Pence met with Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary Tuesday to discuss the progress Mexico has made to help the U.S. in reducing illegal immigration.

Congress returns after 6 week recess

Congress is poised to consider a slew of hot topic legislation as they return to the nation’s capitol, following a six week recess. Lawmakers will begin talks on an array of issues, including gun control, spending and trade.