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
  • Clinton Chooses Virginia Senator Kaine as Her Running Mate - VOA News
    ... turned out President Barack Obama. ... for undocumented immigrants in the ... He has strong foreign policy ... She said Donald Trump offers ...
    07/22/2016 - 9:34 am | View Link
  • Donald Trump Is Bidding to Transform the GOP Into a ... - New York Magazine
    ... rhetoric and policy on race are But the imagined role of Obama as ... committed by undocumented immigrants ... new and different is that he ...
    07/22/2016 - 8:05 am | View Link
  • Trump Campaign Suggests All FBI Crime Statistics Can’t Be Trusted - New York Magazine
    ... crime has fallen under Obama, because ... killed by undocumented immigrants). ... Trump's speech offers no specific policy proposals to ...
    07/22/2016 - 8:05 am | View Link
  • Trump reaches out to fed-up voters and sends a warning to doubters - Washington Post
    ... as well as at the feet of President Obama. ... being shot and illegal immigrants streaming across ... to the problems he outlined is a policy ...
    07/22/2016 - 6:50 am | View Link
  • Donald Trump is a unique threat to American democracy - Washington Post
    ... surprising that Mr. Trump offers no coherence when it comes to policy. ... Immigrants are committing crimes and ... have criticized ...
    07/22/2016 - 4:05 am | View Link
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  • IRS offers extra tax refunds to illegals, rewarding immigrants granted amnesty by Obama
    IRS Commissioner John Koskinen told Senators on Capitol Hill Tuesday that illegal immigrants granted amnesty by President Obama’s executive actions will ... requirements undermines congressional policy for not rewarding those working illegally in the ...
    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 ... but the president shouldn't make such significant policy changes on his own." Said Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, "I am concerned if the president's action goes too far, that, No. 1 ...
    11/19/2014 - 5:39 pm | View Link
  • DREAMer policy on illegal immigrants goes live. Can it backfire on Obama?
    Obama’s new policy, by contrast, offers only two years of “deferred action,” meaning a stay of deportation proceedings, a Social Security number, and the opportunity to apply for a work permit under roughly similar eligibility conditions.
    08/15/2012 - 2:08 am | View Link
  • Obama's new immigration policy could affect 60,000 illegal immigrants in N.J.
    Hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants — including at least 60,000 in New Jersey — will be allowed to remain in the United States and apply for work permits under a policy President Obama unveiled ... "This program offers an enormous ...
    06/15/2012 - 8:01 pm | View Link
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  • President Obama to let children of illegal immigrants ...
    President Obama is bypassing Congress and plans to immediately stop certain deportations and instead grant work permits to younger illegal immigrants ...
    07/19/2016 - 5:03 pm | View Website
  • Did President Obama Grant Amnesty to Illegal Immigrants ...
    Congress hasn’t passed immigration legislation, but that hasn’t stopped President Obama from issuing directives that grant amnesty to illegal immigrants. Last
    07/19/2016 - 11:05 am | View Website
  • Obama Doctrine
    Kerry counted President Obama among those leaders. A year earlier, when the administration suspected that the Assad regime was contemplating the use of chemical ...
    07/19/2016 - 8:13 am | View Website
  • Under Obama, Illegal Immigrants Receive More In Welfare ...
    The structures which allow welfare payments to immigrants are not established by Executive decree–there are men behind the curtain. In the case of Obama, his ...
    07/19/2016 - 3:41 am | View Website
  • Why Has President Obama Deported More Immigrants Than Any ...
    Immigration Policy; Deportation; Why Has President Obama Deported More Immigrants Than Any President in US History? Since 9/11, immigration has become increasingly ...
    07/18/2016 - 8:25 pm | View Website
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