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
  • “An orgy of serious policy discussion” with Paul Krugman
    New York Times offers our health insurance plan ... and the mechanisms through which that works. To use the Obama years as an example, one thing that was true then was that the people making policy cared about policy, they read policy journalism and ...
    12/14/2017 - 10:23 am | View Link
  • Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
    This isn't about the policy differences we have with all presidents or our disappointment in some of their decisions. Obama and Bush both failed in ... But most importantly, Mr. Slager's sentencing offers a chance for the Scott family and the North ...
    12/13/2017 - 12:12 pm | View Link
  • KHN Morning Briefing
    (Alonso-Zaldivar, 12/11) The Hill: Obama Urges ObamaCare Signups Ahead Of Deadline Former ... that a lot of consumers won’t know it,” said Shelby Gonzales, a senior policy analyst at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. (Andrews, 12/12) Richmond ...
    12/12/2017 - 1:11 am | View Link
  • Eastern Europe Offers Glimpse of What Happens When Right-Wing Extremists Control Policy Apparatus
    During the Obama era ... the Eastern European example offers a grim glimpse of a possible American future as right-wing libertarians, intolerant nationalists, and alt-right extremists secure their lock on the policy apparatus. Waiting for the "inevitable ...
    12/4/2017 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • For Many Immigrants, Policy Offers Joy and Relief
    And now there is finally hope for them.” For Ms. Cano, like many others in this solidly Democratic neighborhood, the new policy reaffirms her plans to support Mr. Obama in November. But even in this area, some other Latinos had grown frustrated with the ...
    10/23/2017 - 5:59 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    12/9/2017 - 9:24 pm | View Website
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was an American immigration policy that allowed some individuals who entered the country as minors, and had either ...
    12/9/2017 - 9:02 pm | View Website
  • MyWay
    Mindspark Interactive. Help Uninstall EULA Privacy
    12/8/2017 - 11:41 pm | View Website
  • U.S. to Stop Deporting Some Immigrants
    President Obama outlined a new immigration policy under which young illegal immigrants who came to the country as children can obtain work permits and will ...
    10/26/2017 - 7:13 pm | 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
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