[QODLink]
Americas

Hopes for US immigration reform diminish

With House of Representatives refusing to take up bill, deportations continue apace.

Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 09:55
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

Hopes for a new immigration law in the U.S. are  dimming with leaders of the Republican controlled House of Representatives refusing to take up the bill adopted by the Senate.
 
Meanwhile more undocumented immigrants are being threatened with deportation. That's despite the government saying it's taking a  more lenient approach.

Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Washington DC. 

53

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
Featured
The conservative UMP party suffers from crippling internal divisions and extreme debt from mismanagement.
More than fifty years of an armed struggle for independence from Spain might be coming to an end in the Basque Country.
After the shooting-down of flight MH17, relatives ask what the carrier has learned from still-missing MH370.
Human rights and corporate responsibility prompt a US church to divest from companies doing business with Israel.
Afghan militias have accumulated a lengthy record of human-rights abuses, including murders and rapes.
join our mailing list