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 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 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 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 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
  • Trump made an immigration crackdown a priority. Jeff Sessions made it a reality.
    If President Trump and all his appointees left office tomorrow, the mark Attorney General Jeff Sessions has left on policy would be the most enduring ... moderation on the issue throughout the Bush and Obama years. Trump gave Sessions a legacy, bringing ...
    05/23/2018 - 1:13 am | View Link
  • The climate change message is all wrong, says former EPA head Gina McCarthy
    But she offers several points of reassurance ... you know you’re in trouble.” Public-policy types like to talk about her accent the way they like to talk about former Obama energy secretary Ernie Moniz’s hair, as an endearing trait that helps ...
    05/22/2018 - 4:25 am | View Link
  • Monday, May 21: OSU Heads to the Playoffs on Tonight’s ‘Driven: Oklahoma State Cowboys’
    Get an enlightening, behind-the-scenes look at Barack Obama’s foreign policy team’s last year in office via this riveting documentary that offers an inside look at the Obama administration’s final efforts to promote American diplomatic leadership and ...
    05/21/2018 - 5:56 am | View Link
  • Beyond Russia: Understanding the New Trump Campaign Collusion Story
    Both offers, if accepted, would have violated U.S. election ... but neither was happy with the Obama administration’s foreign policy. President Obama not only set up the landmark nuclear deal with Iran, their enemy, but supported the Arab Spring ...
    05/20/2018 - 7:31 am | View Link
  • Oliver North on NRA's response to Texas school shooting; Sen. Lindsey Graham on status of Trump-Kim summit
    Plus, President Trump offers security assurances to Kim Jong-un on after the ... and you continue to play him because they've done that for 30 years. Trump is not Obama. He's not going to tolerate that. He wants a win-win. We're not out to replace Kim ...
    05/20/2018 - 4:45 am | View Link
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  • Obama Claims Power to Make Illegal Immigrants Eligible for ...
    Obama Claims Power to Make Illegal Immigrants Eligible ... President Barack Obama is telling the ... At issue is the policy the administration calls Deferred ...
    05/18/2018 - 9:42 am | View Website
  • Immigration
    The United States must adopt an immigration system that serves the national interest. To restore the rule of law and secure our border, President Trump is committed to constructing a border wall and ensuring the swift removal of unlawful entrants.
    05/17/2018 - 8:53 am | View Website
  • Obama to offer amnesty to immigrants | US Immigration News
    President Obama will be making use of his executive authority to give amnesty to millions ... Obama to offer amnesty to immigrants. ... see Refund Policy for details ...
    05/13/2018 - 2:12 pm | View Website
  • Barack Obama on Immigration
    Obama alienated many Hispanics by breaking his 2008 campaign promise to lead the charge for comprehensive immigration reform and, especially, by deporting a record number of illegal immigrants. But [in 2012] Obama reversed course, announcing his policy to allow young people who were brought here illegally to remain.
    05/12/2018 - 5:17 am | View Website
  • U.S. Immigration Policy Program |
    The program also offers influential thought leadership ... the 14th annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference ... The U.S. Immigration Policy Program ...
    05/7/2018 - 7:56 pm | View Website
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