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Idahoans press reluctant Labrador to rejoin bipartisan immigration reform talks

Idaho GOP Congressman Raul Labrador is using “immigrant families as pawns in his political games,” say the Idaho Community Action Network and Coalition for Immigration Rights of Idaho. Reform advocates say they will deliver the last of 2,500 petitions to

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Idaho’s Labrador: Negotiators at impasse over guest workers, immigrant health care

Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador told Bloomberg that a bipartisan group of eight U.S. House members may be holding their last meeting Thursday to attempt to agree on a compromise immigration bill. If they fail, he said, the Republicans will

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Producers in third-largest dairy state applaud Senate immigration reform bill

The Milk Producers of Idaho say reform will legitimize the efforts of hard-working employees necessary to sustain the $2.5 billion dairy industry, Idaho’s largest agriculture sector. On Wednesday, the bipartisan Senate “Gang of Eight” introduced an 844-page reform bill, the

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As Senate ‘Gang of 8′ introduces immigration bill, Labrador’s House reformers promise to follow suit

On the heels of the Senate Gang of Eight’ introduction of an 844-page immigration bill Wednesday, their House counterparts, including Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, issued a statement saying they aren’t far behind. “We believe we will soon agree on

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Crapo on retirement of ‘Gang of Eight’ partner Sen. Johanns

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo’s effort to craft a bipartisan solution to the U.S. debt crisis took something of a blow with the announcement that Nebraska Republican Mike Johanns will retire after completing just one six-year Senate term. Crapo credited Johanns

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