For Many Immigrants, Obama’s Policy Offers Relief

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
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    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
  • Keep even a makeshift home warm and dry - WorldNetDaily
    ... program Larry Klayman: Obama cover ... navy SEALS Senator Lee: Offers new ... policy against the 2nd Amendment Sen. ... benefits to illegal ...
    10/28/2014 - 2:00 pm | View Link
  • Beware man's commandments taught as doctrine - WorldNetDaily
    ... program Larry Klayman: Obama cover ... navy SEALS Senator Lee: Offers new ... policy against the 2nd Amendment Sen. ... benefits to illegal ...
    10/28/2014 - 12:22 pm | View Link
  • In Wisconsin campaign, Obama is asked to preach only to the choir - Los Angeles Times
    Wisconsin offers a clear picture of what ... for you?" Obama was briefly interrupted by a protester objecting to his policy on deporting immigrants
    10/28/2014 - 11:37 am | View Link
  • Thandeka on America’s New Spiritual Pioneers - Tikkun Magazine
    ... high anxiety issue for most voters (3) Offers up ... uplift linked to liberal policy platforms. Brown “simply” took over what Obama ...
    10/28/2014 - 9:50 am | View Link
  • Radical Sanctuary: Faith Groups Rally Around Migrant Youth - Tikkun Magazine
    Committee for Detained Immigrants ... ICE also has a policy of staying out ... Today, frustration with the Obama ... rally, the database listed ...
    10/28/2014 - 4:00 am | View Link
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  • New Pentagon policy lets young undocumented immigrants join the military
    Deferred action, or DACA, offers renewable ... said in a statement the organization “commends” the Obama administration, but “limited executive action is not the answer.” The new policy will impact an already existing program that allows recruiters ...
    09/26/2014 - 4:24 am | View Link
  • DoD Planning to Let Illegal Immigrants Enlist
    The Defense Department now wants to let in some illegal immigrants who enjoyed a reprieve under a 2012 Obama administration policy. That policy applied ... According to the Army's recruiting site, the program offers a range of benefits to applicants ...
    09/25/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Obama Weighs Fewer Deportations of Illegal Immigrants Living in U.S.
    One option under consideration would expand the program that offers work permits and protection ... In the spring, Mr. Obama announced an administrative review of deportation policy, and for months, administration officials signaled the results would ...
    07/30/2014 - 4:05 am | View Link
  • Obama Grants Amnesty to Illegal Immigrants Without Congress
    Last week, the Obama Administration issued the latest in a line of policy directives granting ... do-it-all-at-once bill offers truly meaningful reform. In fact, any path that promises amnesty would only make matters worse. There is a better way forward ...
    08/30/2013 - 2:39 am | View Link
  • Obama’s immigration bill offers amnesty to criminal immigrants, money for lawyers
    President Barack Obama’s draft immigration plan would provide work ... The White House’s lawyer-friendly draft shows that it “has outsourced the formation of immigration policy to the American Immigration Lawyers Association,” said Camarota.
    02/20/2013 - 3:07 am | View Link
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  • The DREAM Act | Immigration Policy Center
    There are roughly 1.8 million immigrants in the United States who might be, or might become, eligible for the Obama Administration’s “deferred action ...
    10/28/2014 - 9:20 am | View Website
  • URGENT: Obama Makes Massive Policy Change About Illegal ...
    A new Department of Defense program revealed yesterday will permit the U.S. military to recruit illegal immigrants possessing certain high-demand skills.
    10/27/2014 - 5:28 pm | View Website
  • Obama Changes Policy for Young Illegal Immigrants
    President Obama announces plan to allow children of illegal immigrants to stay and work in the United States legally.
    10/26/2014 - 12:15 pm | View Website
  • Immigration | The White House
    Immigration Creating an Immigration System for the 21st Century. Our nation's immigration system is broken. Fixing it is an economic and national security imperative.
    10/23/2014 - 4:57 pm | View Website
  • Obama's Immigration Record
    President Obama’s most significant immigration reforms during his first term came through executive policy decisions, not legislation in Congress.
    10/23/2014 - 10:09 am | View Website
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