Right Turn: immigration


Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 04/28/2014

Who will broaden the base?

Which Republican can broaden the party’s appeal?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 04/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Immigration reform

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 04/14/2014

Anti-immigration reformers’ nightmare

The GOP 2016 field will be full of ‘amnesty’ lovers.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:45 AM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 Republicans, Immigration reform

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 03/31/2014

Social conservatives and immigration reform

Religious leaders raise consciousness on an important social issue.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 03/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, social conservatives

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 03/26/2014

GOP opinion may surprise you

Republican opinion isn’t what the media say it is.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Gay marriage, GOP 2014, Immigration reform

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/17/2014

Americans don’t buy what Big Labor and anti-immigrant groups sell

Unions and anti-immigrant group can’t sell their wares.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration, Immigration reform, unions

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/10/2014

Arguments better not made

How bad are these arguments?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economy, Immigration reform, Obamacare

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 02/06/2014

Boehner’s balancing act

Immigration reform might happen in 2014, 2015 0r 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:23 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 02/05/2014

What McConnell actually said

Anti-immigration reformers misunderstand McConnell’s remarks.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:49 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 02/03/2014

Anti-immigration gang moves goalposts

Anti-immigration crowd finds new reasons to oppose a House reform effort.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, immigration

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Why be optimistic about immigration?

Ten reasons to be hopeful on immigration reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:50 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Immigration reform stumbles on

The process continues in the House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Immigration reform, Rep. Paul Ryan

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Defending policy alternatives

If Republicans want to put out alternatives on immigration, health care and more, they have to be prepared to fight on the merits for their views.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:08 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Obamacare

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/29/2014

Will a Democratic U-turn promote immigration reform?

New-found flexibility from Democrats opens the potential for an immigration reform deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Immigration reform prospects brighten

An overhaul is looking more likely in the House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Positive signs for immigration reform

Signs of life for immigration reform abound.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:22 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Apologies all around

More politicians should apologize

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:04 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  education, Immigration reform, Iran

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Don’t forget about Jeb

Events are moving in Jeb Bush’s direction.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016 GOP, 2016 presidential election, Immigration reform, Jeb Bush

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Daylight on immigration reform

Immigration reform alive and well in the House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:05 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Rep. Paul Ryan

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 12/29/2013

Six steps to a better 2014 for Obama

Six ways the president can enjoy a better 2014.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:45 AM ET, 12/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Obama second term, Obamacare

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/20/2013

Christie’s immigration compromise

Gov. Chris Christie makes the case for Dream Act residents and for compromise.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Gov. Chris Christie, Immigration reform

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013

The underachievers of 2013

The underachievers of the year.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:45 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Foreign policy, Heritage Foundation, Immigration reform

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 12/03/2013

John Boehner resurrects immigration reform

The speaker of the House hires an immigration reform guru.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:31 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, John Boehner

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Immigration reform staggers on

Immigration reform just won’t die.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Polls

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 11/21/2013

Citizenship conudrum

The citizenship issue bedevils the immigration debate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Liberal elites left high and dry again

Liberal elites need to wise up and recognize the White House will leave them out on a limb.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Media bias, Obamacare

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 11/17/2013

Why Dems root for immigration failure

Liberals root for failure, but the key House figure on immigration reform forges ahead.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Immigration reform outlook

Getting a pill passed is doable, but probably not this year.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House Republicans, Immigration reform, John Boehner

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Unless the president says otherwise

President Obama’s remarks come with a secret caveat or disqualifier.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:11 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration, Iran, Obamacare

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 10/29/2013

Heritage Action demeans pro-immigration Republicans and pastors

Heritage Action is at it again, showing its true colors.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:47 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Heritage Action, Heritage Foundation, Immigration reform, Jim DeMint

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 10/07/2013

Immigration reform, after all this?

Immigration reform might survive if hardliners take a beating in the CR and debt-ceiling fight.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:17 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dream Act, Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 08/22/2013

Immigration reform survives August

Immigration reformers have worked hard this summer while opponents lost focus.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration polling, Immigration reform, Immigration voters

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 08/20/2013

Policy and politics in immigration

In the immigration debate transactional and ideological pols face off.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:47 PM ET, 08/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP 2016, Gov. Scott Walker, Immigration reform

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 08/13/2013

Media hypes Rep. Steve King while immigration reform advances

Sensationalistic coverage of Rep. Steve King misses the real story on immigration reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gop house, Immigration reform

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Immigration reformers are not taking the summer off

Reform advocates are using the summer recess to make their case to House members.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:32 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Why immigration reform isn't a hopeless cause

House Republicans haven't given up on immigration reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:46 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Boehner pummels King

The speaker takes down the odious Iowa representative.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:09 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Look who loves the Senate immigration bill

Immigration reform is popular in some interesting places.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:32 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 07/24/2013

GOP leaders slam racist comments

In slamming Rep. Steve King's noxious comments on immigrants, GOP heavyweights shows where the center of gravity is.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:22 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform Dream Act

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 07/23/2013

Immigration dance

The House is using the Senate Gang of Eight bill to pivot toward immigration reform that can pass both houses.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:07 PM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Rep. Paul Ryan

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 07/12/2013

Napolitano exits

Don't believe the hype about the Homeland Security secretary's decision to leave.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:27 PM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Obama cabinet

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 07/12/2013

Immigration reform muddles along

The House isn't burying immigration reform; it is polishing it for conservative consumption.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:23 PM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Wheels turning on immigration -- slowly

The House may find itself closer to the Senate on immigration reform than many imagine.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:22 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, immigration

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/11/2013

The dumbest excuse yet

House opponents of immigration reform are running out of excuses.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Immigration reform grinds to a crawl

Immigration reform faces a steep uphill climb in the House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, House GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 07/10/2013

Who is out of step on immigration?

The loudest anti-immigration reform voices are entirely out of touch with real GOP primary voters, a new poll confirms.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:35 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Gang of 8, GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 07/10/2013

House immigration follies

There are multiple reasons why House action on immigration is critical.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative media, GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Ten silly anti-immigration reform arguments

The anti-immigration reform arguments are thin and shopworn.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:34 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 07/09/2013

Calling the House's bluff on immigration

The House Republicans will need to put up or shut up on immigration reform as their hysterics about an unsecure border meet reality.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/02/2013

Fighting back

The pro-immigration right fights back -- hard.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Gang of 8, GOP 2016, Immigration reform

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 06/30/2013

The zero sum rightwing

Anti-immigration forces on the right aren't conservative, economically speaking.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:02 PM ET, 06/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Winners and losers on immigration

Who won and lost in the immigration fight?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:24 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, GOP, immigration

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 06/28/2013

What happens after the Gang of 8?

What happens when immigration reform heads to the House?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:01 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  House of Representatives, Immigration reform, Rep. Paul Ryan

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 06/27/2013

A speech for all times

Sen. Marco Rubio gives a speech of a lifetime.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:41 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 06/27/2013

How Portman put himself in a corner

Sen. Rob Portman blew his chance to get his amendment and vote yes on the Gang of 8 plan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:11 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E-verify, Immigration reform, Sen. Rob Portman

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 06/26/2013

The anti-immigrant crew goes off the rails

Immigration reform opponents have gone beyond the pale in their attacks on colleagues, the press and Senate protocol.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:32 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 06/25/2013

Ten things we learned from the Gang of Eight

Ten bits of conventional wisdom from the right and left have been disproved by the Gang of Eight.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:47 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 06/25/2013

The 'No's' who should know better

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cloture, Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 06/24/2013

The GOP problem is deeper than just with Hispanics

The party's issues with minorities are more recent and pervasive than you might think.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:46 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 06/21/2013

If the Gang of Eight gets a big majority

If the Gang of Eight plan wins a large majority of support in the Senate, at least six important developments may follow on the right.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Sen. Jeff Flake on Gang of 8 prospects

Sen. Jeff Flake says a deal on border security is in the works.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:50 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Cruz: So much heat, so little light

Sen. Ted Cruz shows his true stripes on immigration reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:17 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Here comes the border security amendment

The moment of truth arrives with a negotiated amendment on border security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:59 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Rubio is doing fine

Contrary to critics, Sen. Marco Rubio's support for immigration reform isn't dragging him down.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:17 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 06/19/2013

CBO: Immigration reform is pro-growth

Congressional Budget Office's report confirms conservative pro-growth arguments on immigration reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:05 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CBO, Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 06/18/2013

Immigration poll gives Rubio a boost

Immigration polling boosts Sen. Marco Rubio's efforts to beef up the Gang of Eight plan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Gang of Eight borders on success

Sen. Marco Rubio is in the final lap on immigration reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:47 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 06/14/2013

Border security is the key

Can Dems take yes for an answer on immigration reform?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:41 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 06/13/2013

Immigration comes down to border security and gay marriage

Will Democrats try to sink immigration reform?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:17 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 06/11/2013

Not even close on cloture

The Senate will begin debate on an immigration reform bill.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:07 PM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 06/07/2013

Experts: Cornyn amendment is no posion pill

Liberals' attack on Sen. Cornyn's border security amendment is politically and factually untrue, revealing an effort to sink their own bill so as to blame the GOP.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 06/07/2013

A score card for the immigration lineup

A look at the players -- and what they want -- in the immigration reform debate.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Who wants to sink immigration reform?

Troubling signs suggest the left is now trying to kill off the only bill that can pass.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:32 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Schumer, Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 06/06/2013

Is immigration reform on track?

The "amnesty" mongers reveal their dishonesty.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:03 AM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amnesty, Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 06/05/2013

BREAKING: Cornyn presents solution for Gang of Eight

Sen. John Cornyn breaks with anti-immigration reform crowd to offer a breakthrough proposal on border security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:04 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 06/04/2013

The economy has yet to take off

We're in an economic and entrepreneurial slump that requires rethinking our entire array of policy choices.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:02 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  business, economy, Immigration reform, taxes

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 06/04/2013

Can Rubio make a deal on border security?

More Republican Senators than Gang of 8 critics imagine may be interested in making a deal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Johnny Isakson

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 05/31/2013

More facts for Gang of Eight

Yet another study supports the fiscal benefits of immigration reform, but to die-hard opponents, any legalization plan is unacceptable.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:32 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Tom Coburn

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/31/2013

Rand Paul goes West

While Sen. Rand Paul is in California wooing donors, they should ask hard questions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  California, Immigration reform, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Anti-immigrant advocates have it wrong on the labor market

Immigration reform is consistent with free-market labor principles; anti-immigration voices are not.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:01 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 05/29/2013

Why immigration reform has a shot

The anti-immigration reform forces aren't what they used to be.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:02 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 05/29/2013

Gang of Eight: Building a bigger majority

The Gang of 8 is still assembling support so the bill remains in flux.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 05/28/2013

Immigration opponents' arguments are really poor

Opponents of immigration reform are spouting arguments that make little sense.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Immigration jostling

Immmigration elbowing between House and Senate Republicans suggests a long road to immigration legislation awaits.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:36 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, House GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Gang of Eight's immigration bill passes Judiciary [Updated]

The Gang of Eight's comprehensive immigration reform passed the Senate Judiciary Committee and heads for the floor.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Breakthrough on immigration reform?

The Gang of 8 claims support of a critical GOP senator.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:25 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. John Cornyn, Sen. Orinn Hatch

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Conservatives can appeal to Hispanic voters

Conservatives shouldn't be afraid of immigration reform and instead should attract Hispanic voters.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:31 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Conservative mvement, GOP, Immigration reform

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Immigration exclusionists: Not so conservative

Immigration exclusionists' rhetoric has gotten extreme and is revealing of their true disposition, which is anything but conservative.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:55 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Gang of Eight moves forward

The Gang of Eight is picking up support while opponents are defined by anti-immigration extremists.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:46 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 05/10/2013

Richwine resigns, but will others follow?

One author of Heritage's widely bashed immigration study quits, while Heritage approaches free fall.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:43 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang oof 8, Heritage, immigration

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Why is 2013 different than 2007?

In six years, pro-immigration advocates have learned lessons, mastered new media and figured out how to work together.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:02 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Gang of 8, immigration, Immigration reform

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 05/09/2013

Immigration reform advances, Heritage on defense

The Gang of 8 plan adopts Republican amendments, while Heritage is under assault.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:32 PM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Heritage, Immigration reform

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 05/09/2013

What the anti-immigrant movement really believes

The mind-set behind some of the opposition to the Gang of Eight's ideas is revealing.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:34 AM ET, 05/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, immigration

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 05/08/2013

Heritage stumbles, again and again

Heritage's scholarship takes more blows in the immigration battle.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:25 PM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Heritage, immigration, Immigration reform

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 05/08/2013

Rubio choreographs immigration reform

Sen. Marco Rubio is gathering allies and chiding opponents in his effort to get an immigration bill that will pass the Senate with bipartisan support.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:16 AM ET, 05/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Where immigration reform is heading

Sen. Marco Rubio's path to immigration reform

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:38 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 05/07/2013

What we learned about immigration reform yesterday

The immigration reform debate revelas much about the divisions on the right and who is really in the mainstream of the conservative movement.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 07:47 AM ET, 05/07/2013

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:47 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, immigration, Morning Bits, North Korea, Russia, Syria, United Nations

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 05/06/2013

Conservative leaders slam Heritage for shoddy immmigration study

With surprising frankness a group of conservative free market scholars and activists slam Heritage for its immigration reform study.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:06 PM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Gang of 8, Heritage Foundation, Immigration reform

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 05/06/2013

Beware of right-wingers peddling snake oil on immigration reform

Immigration reform opponents are resorting to half-truths and stale arguments.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:11 AM ET, 05/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Grover Norquist, Immigration reform

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 05/03/2013

Immigration exclusionists' arguments don't hold up

The Gang of 8 plan critics advance specious arguments on economics and assimilation.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:49 PM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 05/03/2013

Immigration reform is conservative

Immigration exclusionists go up against an impressive array of conservatives.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 05/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 05/02/2013

What's the Gang of Eight outlook?

What is going on in the immigration reform effort, and who is most critical?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:31 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Morning Bits

Must-read links to start the day.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  07:46 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Benghazi, Congress, immigration, Lieberman, Morning Bits, Obama, Rubio, Syria

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Immigration reform proponents on offense, Rubio quarterbacks

Rubio is leading the charge against feeble oppposition to Gang of 8 plan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:46 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration refrm, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Put up or hush up on immigration reform

Sen. Rubio swats down complaints about immigration reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:02 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 04/30/2013

Can the Gang of Eight plan get passed?

Six hurdles loom for the Gang of 8 plan to make it through the Senate and House.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:16 AM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Rep. Paul Ryan, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 04/29/2013

Ten reasons Jeb should run

The reasons fro a Jeb Bush 2016 run are piling up.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:02 PM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2016, Election 2016, florida governor, Immigration reform, Jeb Bush

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Strength in numbers on immigration reform

It's getting hard to find a serious Republican 2016 contender who opposes comprehensive reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:46 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, immigration, Immigration reform

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 04/28/2013

Why should Republicans favor immigration reform?

The outcome of this debate is more important to the party's future than those about taxes and entitlements.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:02 PM ET, 04/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration, Immigration reform

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 04/25/2013

Call immigration exclusionists' bluff

Hitting back at half-truths and out-and-out misrepresentations on immigration reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:59 PM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 04/25/2013

Immigration exclusionists out of touch

A new poll shows strong support for the "Gang of Eight's" bill.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:03 AM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, immigration, Immigration reform

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 04/24/2013

Who matters and who doesn't in immigration reform

Senators who want no immigration bill now are at a disadvantage.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:27 PM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Ted Cruz

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 04/24/2013

Paul Ryan yes, Ted Cruz no on immigration reform

Rep. Paul Ryan looks for an immigration reform solution; Sen. Ted Cruz takes shots at the "Gang of Eight."

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:50 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration, Immigration reform

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Eight reasons for optimism on immigration reform

Eight reasons why immigration reform may actually get passed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:37 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 04/22/2013

Full steam ahead on immigration reform

National security concerns may well bolster, not hurt, the push for legislation.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:21 PM ET, 04/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 04/21/2013

Rubio team's view of the rollout

How the Rubio team viewed its roll out of the Gang of 8 plan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:01 PM ET, 04/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 04/19/2013

Rubio's onslaught continues

Sen. Marco Rubio is everywhere, talkking to whomever will listen about his immigration reform effort while opponents scramble for arguments.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 04/18/2013

10 things for Dems to worry about

It has been a bad year for Dems and it might get worse.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:38 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014, guns, immigration, President Obama

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 04/18/2013

How did Rubio's immigration rollout go?

Sen. Marco Rubio had an impressive rollout of the Gang of 8 legislation.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:47 AM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Gang of 8, immigration, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 04/17/2013

Seven pluses for Rubio

Seven reasons immigration reform may make Sen. Marco Rubio the front-runner in 2016.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:46 AM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 03:48 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Gang of 8 delivers border security on steroids

If you think border security is essential, take a look at the Gang of 8 plan.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:48 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  border security, Immigration reform

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 04/16/2013

Immigration goodies for conservatives

Republicans on the Gang of 8 got tough border security measures and a long, difficult road to citizenship.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:27 PM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gang of 8, immigration, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 04/16/2013

Wrong assumptions about the GOP and immigration reform

By davisc  |  11:32 AM ET, 04/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 04/15/2013

A day of Rubio everywhere

On the Sunday shows, the freshman senator shows the face of the GOP's future.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:34 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  guns, immigration, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Stars align on the right for immigration reform

Four critical developments in the immigration reform battle weigh in favor of GOP support.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:30 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Illegal Immigration, immigration, Immigration reform

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 04/08/2013

Rubio: All in on immigration reform

The mainstream media have Sen. Marco Rubio wrong, maybe intentionally so, on his devotion to immigration reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  immigration, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 04/07/2013

GOP turns pro-immigration reform

Republicans' embrace of immigration reform has been swift and has shaken the status quo on what was once thought to be an insoluble political dilemma.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:02 PM ET, 04/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Illegal Immigration, Immigration reform, Jeb Bush

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 04/02/2013

Rubio knows his party and how to get an immigration deal

Rubio's sage advice on immigration reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:05 AM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 04/01/2013

The forces who would undermine immigration reform

A mix of liberals and conservatives may scuttle immigration reform if its proponents don't watch out.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:17 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, Illegal Immigration, immigration, Immigration reform

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 03/31/2013

Rubio's right: Don't skip hearings on immigration reform

Sen. Marco Rubio is right to warn against a rush to a vote on a bill no one has yet seen.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:32 PM ET, 03/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Illegal Immigration, immigration, Immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 03/28/2013

GOP primary voters open to immigration reform, with conditions

Results of new research shows GOP primary voters aren't as opposed to immigration reform as some anti-immigration exclusionists in the pundit class would have you believe.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:01 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP, immigration, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Rand Paul: They can be citizens if they get in line

Sen. Rand Paul wouldn't bar illegal immigrants from citizenship, but he would require Congress to certify border security.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:32 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Illegal Immigration, Immigration reform, Sen. Rand Paul

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Rand Paul on immigration reform

The senator from Kentucky joins the pro-immigration movement and extols the virtues of immigrants.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:58 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservatism, GOP, Hispanics, Immigration reform, Rand Paul

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 03/18/2013

GOP autopsy report goes bold

The RNC post-mortum report spares no punches and calls for big message changes as well as revamping of the RNC and presidential nominating process.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:12 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP, Immigration reform, RNC

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Republicans shouldn't kid themselves on immigration

Republicans can't get around immigration reform simply by being friendly with voters.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:00 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Illegal Immigration, Immigration reform

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Trying to elect Hispanic Republicans in the states

Republicans are starting at the state level with outreach and recruitment of minority candidates.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:05 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ed Gillespie, Hispanic voters, immigration

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Paul Ryan enthusiastic about Rubio immigration plan

Rep. Paul Ryan steps up to the plate on immigration.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:18 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Immigration reform, Rep. Paul Ryan, Sen. Marco Rubio

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 01/11/2013

Time to stop talking and start solving the GOP's Hispanic problem

Republicans need to stop talking and start working on expanding their appeal.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:43 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GOP 2016, Hispanic conservatives, Immigration reform

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 12/31/2012

The lapdog media

The media never asks Obama the tough questions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:20 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Benghazi, budget, Bush tax cuts, Fiscal Cliff, Immigration reform, Media bias, Second Term, Simpson Bowles, Syria

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 12/18/2012

Immigration sense

Unless one or more reality-based GOP pols step forward, nothing is going to get done on immigration reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:35 PM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, GOP, immigration, Immigration reform, Republican Party

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 12/12/2012

New Hispanic polling data: Most don't like GOP

Republicans are turning off Hispanics and can't win national eelctions without changing that.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:21 PM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  conservative movement, immigration, Immigration reform, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Immigration and economic growth

Immigration is a necessary component of economic growth, and that should be part of the case for immigration reform.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:52 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  economic growth, Immigration reform, Presdient George W. Bush

Posted at 05:45 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Sen. Rand Paul talks to Right Turn

Sen. Rand Paul talks one-on-one to Right Turn.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:45 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fiscal Cliff, Immigration reform, Rand Paul