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
  • All the Terrifying Things That Donald Trump Did Lately
    Seven days ago, Donald Trump chose to disrespect that policy, when, unbeknownst to the Obama White House ... The President-elect offers no objection to the comparison. “Well, hey, look, this is bad stuff,” he says. “They slice them up, they carve ...
    04/28/2017 - 10:58 am | View Link
  • Every alert CNN sent in Trump's first 100 days
    Former President Obama issues statement critical ... FBI overhauls media policy amid controversy over alleged leaks, restricting contacts between news media and employees. Trump offers condolences to French people after Paris incident: "It looks like ...
    04/28/2017 - 10:08 am | View Link
  • The Daily 202: This is how Trump looks out for the people who voted for him
    “The organization also got an early win when Trump signed legislation repealing an Obama administration regulation that sought ... an apparent shift in policy aimed at strengthening international resolve. Ann Gearan reports: “’Obviously, that will ...
    04/28/2017 - 2:46 am | View Link
  • UNG panel offers advice to immigrants encountering law enforcement
    “The best policy is to not answer any questions,” Lopez said ... order that protects immigrants through an executive order by former president Barack Obama. Rangel is among Latino leaders who have been championing in-state tuition for so-called ...
    04/27/2017 - 3:33 am | View Link
  • State & Local Tax Contributions of Young Undocumented Immigrants
    Many of those young immigrants qualify for deferred deportation action and legal work authorization under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a 2012 executive order under President Barack Obama ... to amend DACA, the policy guidance the ...
    04/25/2017 - 6:00 am | View Link
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  • For Bay Area Immigrants Facing Imminent Deportation, New ...
    For Bay Area Immigrants Facing Imminent Deportation, New Obama Policy Offers No Reprieve l Experienced Deportation Defense Attorneys - Read the Immigration legal ...
    03/31/2017 - 2:02 pm | View Website
  • New York Times
    For Many Immigrants, Obama's Policy Offers Relief ANA SOCHITL, 21, ... Obama Policy on Illegal Immigrants Is Challenged by Chicago -
    03/25/2017 - 4:47 pm | View Website
  • Obama deported 3 million immigrants during his presidency ...
    Obama deported 3 million immigrants during his presidency — here's how Trump's new immigration order compares
    02/22/2017 - 8:53 am | View Website
  • California petitions to become first state to offer ...
    California petitions to become first state to offer ObamaCare to illegal immigrants. ... even if the Obama administration green-lights the waiver, ...
    10/4/2016 - 5:48 pm | View Website
  • Obama's New Immigration Plan Offers Work-Permits To ...
    Obama's New Immigration Plan Offers Work-Permits To Foreigners ... This was a policy choice — because Obama and his border officials have the legal authority to ...
    12/31/2015 - 1:53 am | View Website
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