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
  • Does America need a 'council of elders'? - The Hill
    ... that we need new immigrants today ... Federalist Papers." Boldin offers ... be able to stop Pres[ident] Obama's ... Right or wrong as a ...
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  • The Daily 202: Backlash brews against erasing Woodrow Wilson's name ... - Washington Post
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  • The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the Undoing of the GOP - New York Magazine
    ... and Carson — offers something to ... call for banning Syrian immigrants ... just repeat his current policy, only ... to American politics ...
    11/24/2015 - 1:09 pm | View Link
  • On Welcoming the Stranger - Catholic Online
    ... misguided and foolish foreign policy of Presidents Bush and Obama, the ... Like most immigrants from Mexico and ... This three-part series ...
    11/24/2015 - 10:46 am | View Link
  • Donald Trump, and when ‘microaggressions’ turn into violence - Washington Post
    ... s also language that offers almost ... plainly constitutional policy ... fueled claims that President Obama has ... demonizing undocumented ...
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  • Immigrants Getting More Help Than You Realize From White House
    This is just another example of the Obama Administration pandering to the open borders crowd,” Price explained. The guide offers tips on how to get things like food stamps and other benefits. Merrill Matthews at the Institute for Policy Innovation says ...
    11/12/2015 - 3:53 am | View Link
  • IRS offers extra tax refunds to illegals, rewarding immigrants granted amnesty by Obama
    An estimated 4 million illegals, who have been granted deferred action from prosecution, could rake in billions of dollars in refunds by claiming Earned ... requirements undermines congressional policy for not rewarding those working illegally in the ...
    02/4/2015 - 2:03 am | View Link
  • President Obama Offers Legal Status to Millions of Undocumented Immigrants
    As many as 270,000 more undocumented immigrants will be able to apply for legal status under the program, which Obama first unveiled ... is not doing its job, but the president shouldn't make such significant policy changes on his own."
    11/20/2014 - 11:17 am | View Link
  • DREAMer policy on illegal immigrants goes live. Can it backfire on Obama?
    “What [Obama] did is going to give the DREAMers more strength to keep pushing through this," says Acuña, who has become an organizer in the DREAMer community ... Obama’s new policy, by contrast, offers only two years of “deferred action,” meaning ...
    08/15/2012 - 2:08 am | View Link
  • Obama policy offers hope for young illegal immigrants
    June 16, 2012 12:10 am • BY DOUG MOORE • > 314-340-8125 and associated press A major shift in immigration policy by President Barack Obama's administration offered relief Friday for some living here illegally, lessening worries ...
    06/16/2012 - 6:17 pm | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    11/25/2015 - 8:41 am | View Website
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    Get the latest breaking politics news and political coverage of U.S. elections. Get updates on President Obama's White House, Congress and more at ABC News.
    11/24/2015 - 6:36 pm | View Website
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  • Obama moves to give legal status to 5 million illegal ...
    Obama said his actions will lead to a “more fair and more just” system.
    11/16/2015 - 5:24 am | View Website
  • Hillary Hits Obama for Being Too Strict on Illegal ...
    Hillary Clinton took a swing at President Barack Obama for being too strict on illegal immigrants. Clinton said, in an interview with Telemundo, that she ...
    10/5/2015 - 8:50 pm | View Website
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