President Obama’s plan to offer work permits to some young illegal immigrants unleashed hope undercut with some wariness about the policy’s implementation.

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  • Coalition on immigration bill clears first testsCoalition on immigration bill clears first tests
    The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tourObama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Gun bill’s failure may help immigration legislationGun bill’s failure may help immigration legislation
    Here’s an odd political reality: The collapse of the gun bill in the Senate last week may well make the passage of immigration reform legislation slightly easier. “I think the continued intensity of the dysfunction of Congress on this [gun] vote will help immigration,” Democratic pollster John Anzalone said. More
  • Senator Says Boston Bombing Should Be Factor in Immigration Debate
    Senator Charles E. Grassley said, “Given the events of this week, it’s important for us to understand the gaps and loopholes in our immigration system.” More
  • Immigration bill would be largest such effort ever attemptedImmigration bill would be largest such effort ever attempted
    After months of negotiations, a bipartisan group of eight senators is poised to offer a sweeping bill to rewrite the nation's immigration laws this week, taking advantage of a changed political alignment that, for the first time in nearly a generation, appears to have opened the way for comprehensive legislation. More
  • A.M. Links: Hillary vs. Bernie on Race, Planned Parenthood Defunding ... - REASON Online
    The two big parties’ every policy seems a ... war on terror, the 1%, the immigrants, it’s all ... 8.4.15 @ 9:09AM | # The Obama coalition was
    08/4/2015 - 9:37 am | View Link
  • Planned Parenthood: The Videos & the Vote - National Catholic Reporter
    As a matter of policy, this makes ... about the lives of immigrants killed ... put the blame on President Obama. ... value of human life also ...
    08/4/2015 - 9:31 am | View Link
  • President Obama to Deliver Foreign Policy and Iran Deal Speech at ... - Yahoo! News
    Three Senate Democrats came off of the fence to support the Iran ... - Washington Post
    08/3/2015 - 10:12 am | View Link
  • Trump: Deport 11 million, then let good people back in - Michigan Live
    Trump's mass deportation plan complicated by messy realities - MassLive
    07/31/2015 - 12:44 pm | View Link
  • Obama can answer dark-money problem: Column - USA Today
    ... candidates and dictate policy while ... President Obama has spoken ... criminals and undocumented immigrants ... color, for whom military ...
    07/31/2015 - 12:15 pm | View Link
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  • No jail for child immigrants
    The spectacle on the campaign trail represents a phony debate that offers Americans a load of unrealistic baloney instead of a well-thought-out policy about a very real ... that don’t reflect well on the Obama administration: The Department of Homeland ...
    08/29/2015 - 11:13 am | View Link
  • IRS offers extra tax refunds to illegals, rewarding immigrants granted amnesty by Obama
    An estimated 4 million illegals ... undermines congressional policy for not rewarding those working illegally in the United States.” The Times reported: The loophole stems from the way the IRS handles illegal immigrants. While the immigrants are not ...
    02/4/2015 - 2:03 am | View Link
  • Obama Offers Temporary Relief to One-Third of Illegal Immigrants
    According to the Migration Policy Institute, there are 11.4 million illegal immigrants in the United States today, which means only one-third will see a change to their legal status by way of Obama’s action. These include individuals who have been in the ...
    11/21/2014 - 8:05 am | View Link
  • President Obama Offers Legal Status to Millions of Undocumented Immigrants
    President Obama tonight announced the most sweeping executive action on immigration in three decades ... but the president shouldn't make such significant policy changes on his own." Said Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, "I am concerned if the president's ...
    11/20/2014 - 12:34 pm | View Link
  • DREAMer policy on illegal immigrants goes live. Can it backfire on Obama?
    The so-called “DREAMers” can begin applying Wednesday under ... among other requirements. Obama’s new policy, by contrast, offers only two years of “deferred action,” meaning a stay of deportation proceedings, a Social Security number, and ...
    08/15/2012 - 2:08 am | View Link
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  • Why Has President Obama Deported More Immigrants Than Any ...
    Immigration Policy; Deportation; Why Has President Obama Deported More Immigrants Than Any President in US History? Since 9/11, immigration has become increasingly ...
    08/29/2015 - 2:32 pm | View Website
  • Obama moves to give legal status to 5 million illegal ...
    Obama said his actions will lead to a “more fair and more just” system.
    08/21/2015 - 10:16 am | View Website
  • Court to Again Consider Obama Deportation Policy
    The Obama administration will make another attempt to persuade a federal appeals court to let it defer the deportation of millions of illegal immigrants.
    07/9/2015 - 2:06 pm | View Website
  • Republicans: Obama giving 'amnesty bonuses' to immigrants
    WASHINGTON — Millions of immigrants benefiting from President Barack Obama’s executive actions could get a windfall from the IRS, a reversal of fortune after ...
    02/14/2015 - 6:47 am | View Website
  • Obama Offers Legal Status to Some Undocumented Immigrants
    President Obama tonight announced the most sweeping executive action on immigration in three decades, providing relief for an estimated 4.1 million ...
    11/20/2014 - 1:34 am | View Website
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