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January 19, 2013 - VOXXI
Negotiations on immigration reform are still in its initial stages, and while the details are unknown, some members are already signaling the possibility of bipartisanship within Congress. A renewed sense of optimism is beginning days before the presidential inauguration.
January 19, 2013 - Wisconsin Gazette
A solid majority of U.S. voters favors immigration reform that includes a path to earned citizenship for current undocumented immigrants and strong accountability measures, according to a bipartisan poll. The survey was conducted by Public Opinion Strategies, a Republican polling firm, and Hart Research Associates, a Democratic firm.
January 18, 2013 - ABC/Univision
A majority of Americans favor an immigration reform plan that allows undocumented people to apply for legal status, according to a new poll released Thursday. For the first time in NBC's poll, a majority say they support a path to legal status.
January 18, 2013 - SEIU
A ground-breaking bipartisan poll released today shows that the public overwhelmingsupports commonsense immigration reform that includes a path to earned citizenship for current undocumented immigrants and strong accountability measures.
January 18, 2013 - Huffington Post
A majority of voters support immigration reform that would give a pathway to citizenship to undocumented immigrants, bolstering the idea that such a bill could be viable politically, according to a poll released Friday by bipartisan polling groups.
January 18, 2013 - Colorlines
The overwhelming majority of 2012 voters strongly support the passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill that includes a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. According to a new bi-partisan poll released today, voters across racial, geographic and, perhaps most significantly, partisan lines, want Congress to pass an immigration bill.
January 18, 2013 - Baptist Press
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission both regard immigration reform as a priority at the start of a new session of Congress, representatives of the two groups said at a Jan. 17 news conference in Washington.
January 17, 2013 - National Journal
Eight and a half minutes into the final press conference of his first term, President Obama hadn’t talked about anything but reducing budget deficits and the national debt, and increasing the federal borrowing authority. Only near the end of his opening remarks did Obama turn to the issues that Democrats hope will mark his second term: energy, immigration, and gun control. If Republicans have their way, the pattern will hold and Obama will be deprived of a meaningful second-term legacy on domestic issues beyond a series of economic rescue missions.
January 17, 2013 - Neon Tommy (University of Southern California)
In an effort to reel in the Latino vote back from Democratic waters, Republicans Carlos Gutierrez, former commerce secretary under President George W. Bush and Charlie Spies, a Washington lawyer announced their creation of a super PAC to raise money to support immigration reform.
January 17, 2013 - The Hill
Pro-immigration reform groups are revving up efforts to force leaders to tackle with legislation amid concerns the issue could get shoved to the sidelines amid other high-profile fights on Capitol Hill.