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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    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
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    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
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    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
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  • Clinton says almost a half-million immigrants still eligible for DACA, particularly Asians
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  • President Obama Offers Legal Status to Millions of Undocumented Immigrants
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  • DREAMer policy on illegal immigrants goes live. Can it backfire on Obama?
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  • Obama's new immigration policy could affect 60,000 illegal immigrants in N.J.
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  • Obama policy offers hope for young illegal immigrants
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