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 smorgasbord of head-shakers - WorldNetDaily
    A Smorgasbord of Head-shakers - Right Wing News
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  • Assessing the GOP Candidates’ Plans on Poverty - Cato Institute
    Assessing the GOP Candidates' Plans on Poverty - National Review
    05/20/2015 - 11:51 am | View Link
  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Marco Rubio’s policy disconnects - Dallas Morning News
    ... positions on foreign policy during a ... Rubio has said he offers “a ... criticism of President Barack Obama with ... millions of illegal ...
    05/20/2015 - 6:38 am | View Link
  • White House Brief: Things to know about Bobby Jindal - Chicago Daily Herald
    Louisiana Gov. Jindal forms presidential exploratory committee -
    05/18/2015 - 6:37 am | View Link
  • Good bye America it was good to know you - Enter Stage Right
    ... special refugee/parole that offers a ... A surge of undocumented immigrants ... under a relaxed employment policy advanced by the Obama ...
    05/17/2015 - 11:56 am | View Link
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  • 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 ... s interpretation of the laws. The Obama administration says up to 4 million illegal immigrants could earn “deferred action ...
    02/4/2015 - 2:03 am | View Link
  • I’m an undocumented immigrant from Canada. Obama’s new policy doesn’t do enough to protect families like mine.
    Before then, I had no idea I was one of the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. My family moved here from Canada legally when I was 6. On Thursday, President Obama announced executive action that offers a temporary shield from ...
    11/21/2014 - 8:22 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, providing relief for an estimated 4.1 million undocumented parents of U.S. citizens and about 300,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S ...
    11/20/2014 - 1:27 pm | View Link
  • Obama’s Immigration Executive Order – Policy Implications
    On Thursday, President Obama is expected to announce the specific provisions of his immigration ... viewing the executive order in purely policy terms, it will produce positive economic effects and legalize a significant number of unlawful immigrants.
    11/19/2014 - 9:59 am | View Link
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  • Four Huge Immigration Problems Obama Likely Won’t Fix ...
    Four Huge Immigration Problems Obama Likely Won’t Fix Tonight. By Justine Drennan Justine Drennan is a fellow at Foreign Policy. She previously reported from ...
    05/27/2015 - 10:18 am | View Website
  • Who and Where the DREAMers Are | Immigration Policy Center
    A Demographic Profile of Immigrants Who Might Benefit from the Obama Administration’s Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Initiative. Note: A more up-to ...
    05/26/2015 - 10:29 pm | View Website
  • Obama Changes Policy for Young Illegal Immigrants
    President Barack Obama made a dramatic shift in U.S. immigration policy on June 15, 2012, when he announced that his administration would offer the children of ...
    05/26/2015 - 4:31 pm | View Website
  • Obama Orders Changes to US Immigration Policy
    President Barack Obama has announced sweeping changes to U.S. immigration policy - a move that will affect the lives of millions of undocumented immigrants.
    05/26/2015 - 3:27 pm | View Website
  • Immigration Policy Center
    Executive Action on Immigration. President Obama laid out his plan to use executive authority to improve parts of the U.S. immigration system. Here's what you need to ...
    05/26/2015 - 3:13 pm | View Website
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