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
  • The transformation of the NRF — and how Matthew Shay envisions its future
    Despite today having a glass-walled corner office with a view of the Capitol building, Shay has a strikingly Midwestern demeanor, complete with an enormous bag of colorful gumballs on his desk, which he offers to ... in public policy and presence as ...
    10/17/2017 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • The Daily 202: Hawks worry about the lack of American resolve to confront North Korea
    Kori Schake, a defense policy expert at Hoover who held important jobs during ... Even at the lowest points of their presidencies, no more than 55 percent of Americans ever believed Barack Obama or George W. Bush was doing more to divide than unite the ...
    10/17/2017 - 1:31 am | View Link
  • Trump seeks a new strategy for dealing with Iran
    One of them is short-term health insurance that the Obama administration limited to 90 days because ... Secondly, there's a question of policy. What are they going to run on? Now this campaign is being funded by Bob Mercer and his daughter, Rebecca.
    10/16/2017 - 5:52 am | View Link
  • Big day in the MENENDEZ trial — GUADAGNO turns right — BAYONNE to STATEN ISLAND gondola?
    The bridge is just one part of a much larger, $30 billion Gateway project whose funding remains in limbo as the Trump administration has yet to commit to paying half the cost — a deal New York and New Jersey officials worked out with the Obama ...
    10/16/2017 - 12:15 am | View Link
  • Jeff Sessions Wants To Make It Harder For Immigrants To Get Asylum
    The Obama administration made that change to avoid keeping people who might win asylum from getting detained indefinitely, according to Doris Meissner, a senior fellow with the Migration Policy Institute and a former commissioner of the Immigration and ...
    10/12/2017 - 9:05 am | View Link
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  • OnPolitics | USA TODAY's politics blog
    USA Today politics blog ... Most Popular. Author: Christian conservatives now ‘own’ Trump Chicago is first divinity school to hire a Jewish dean
    10/17/2017 - 6:55 pm | View Website
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    Mindspark Interactive. Help Uninstall EULA Privacy
    10/17/2017 - 6:19 pm | View Website
  • Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and ...
    In 2015, 43.3 million immigrants lived in the United States, comprising 13.5 percent of the population. The foreign-born population grew more slowly than in prior ...
    10/15/2017 - 7:37 am | View Website
  • Not just DACA: Other Obama rules protecting immigrants ...
    Not just DACA: Other Obama rules protecting immigrants could go. By Trisha Thadani. September 6, 2017 Updated: September 7, 2017 11:02am
    09/7/2017 - 6:56 am | View Website
  • Trump Ends Obama-Era Protection for Undocumented ...
    Trump Ends Obama-Era Protection for Undocumented Immigrants . Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that the Obama-era program shielding nearly 800,000 ...
    09/5/2017 - 11:24 am | View Website
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