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
  • Trump like Bernie? Don’t be fooled by lazy comparisons — Sanders ... - Salon
    ... opposite, as tone, values and policy disparities ... differ, let alone that one offers workable ... Delete Trump wars on immigrants, women, ...
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    In his foreign policy speech on April 27 , he ... stagnation under the Obama administration makes ... competing with these virtual immigrants, ...
    04/29/2016 - 3:28 pm | View Link
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    [ KUTV ] -> Pat Bagley offers his ... an "America First" foreign policy ... release of criminal immigrants then ... President Barack  Obama ...
    04/28/2016 - 8:05 am | View Link
  • The innovation economy: America’s path forward - The Hill
    ... from the recession President Obama ... walls, we can blame immigrants, and ... American Prosperity Agenda offers a ...   It begins with ...
    04/27/2016 - 2:13 pm | View Link
  • Overnight Finance: Fed steady on rates; Dems rally behind retirement ... - The Hill
    ... which undermines President Obama ... IRS CHANGING POLICY ON EMPLOYMENT ... victims when illegal immigrants use ... CONGRESSMAN OFFERS TAX ...
    04/27/2016 - 11:39 am | View Link
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  • Florida immigrants, advocates to rally before Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court appeared closely divided on Monday as it weighed whether to revive President Barack Obama's plan to spare from deportation ... ordered both sides to address whether issuing the policy violated the Constitution's command that a ...
    04/18/2016 - 4:16 pm | View Link
  • Showdown Over Immigrants -- WSJ
    On Monday, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments on the policy in one of ... a larger age group, offers the same reprieve to people brought to the U.S. as children, such as Mr. Mercado. Opponents say Mr. Obama lacks the legal authority ...
    04/17/2016 - 11:35 pm | View Link
  • IRS offers extra tax refunds to illegals, rewarding immigrants granted amnesty by Obama
    “The IRS’s interpretation of the EITC eligibility requirements undermines congressional policy for not rewarding those working ... revisit his agency’s interpretation of the laws. The Obama administration says up to 4 million illegal immigrants ...
    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 ...
    11/20/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • President Obama Offers Legal Status to Millions of Undocumented Immigrants
    President Obama tonight announced the most sweeping executive action ... They came to work, and study, and serve in our military and, above all, contribute to America’s success." ABC News' Erin Dooley contributed to this report.
    11/19/2014 - 5:39 pm | View Link
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  • Immigration | The White House
    Immigration "We didn’t raise the Statue of Liberty with her back to the world, we did it with her light shining as a beacon to the world. And whether we were Irish ...
    04/17/2016 - 2:11 am | View Website
  • Obama's New Immigration Plan Offers Work-Permits To ...
    Obama's New Immigration Plan Offers Work-Permits To ... This was a policy choice — because Obama and his border ... Obama used the immigration laws to being in ...
    12/31/2015 - 1:53 am | View Website
  • Who Stands To Benefit From Obama's Immigration Plan ...
    On November 20 U.S. President Barack Obama announced sweeping executive actions on immigration policy. In his speech Obama said, “For more than 200 years ...
    11/24/2014 - 9:50 am | View Website
  • Obama unveils action on immigration, citing Scripture and ...
    Obama will offer relief from deportation for up to 5 million immigrants in the United States illegally President Obama invited as many as 5 million immigrants and ...
    11/20/2014 - 10:12 pm | View Website
  • President Obama Offers Legal Status to Millions ...
    President Obama Offers Legal Status to Millions ... Immigration protesters watch President Obama address the nation on ... ABC News' Erin Dooley ...
    11/20/2014 - 1:34 am | View Website
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