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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  • Is GOP about to soften stance against immigration? - New Jersey Herald
    ... guys and Barack Obama collected a ... any measure that offers any path to citizenship for illegal immigrants ... We’re talking policy, not ...
    04/19/2014 - 11:38 am | View Link
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    ICE, Homeland Security Over Obama's ... of American immigration policy: The ... exploited by illegal immigrants in ... an ongoing pilot project ...
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    ... s lips from President Obama to ... destination of countless immigrants ... that the U S meritocracy offers a ... rich, empowered to direct ...
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  • Obama policy offers deferment for minor illegal immigrants
    Individuals who are not in removal proceedings or who are subject to a final order of removal will need to submit a request for a review of their case and supporting evidence to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. But the federal agency has not yet ...
    04/15/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Obama Policy on Young Immigrants Creates 800,000 Dreams
    Obama’s policy may pack political punch as he seeks re- election ... on behalf of itself and select partners, may send me offers and promotions. Bloomberg, on behalf of itself and select partners, may send me offers and promotions.
    06/21/2012 - 7:50 pm | View Link
  • For Many Immigrants, Policy Offers Joy and Relief
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    06/16/2012 - 1:00 pm | 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 ...
    06/15/2012 - 1:10 pm | View Link
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    "This is not amnesty. This is not immunity. This is not a path to citizenship. It is not a permanent fix," Obama told reporters at the White House. The policy change, described earlier Friday to The Associated Press by two senior administration officials ...
    06/15/2012 - 8:31 am | View Link
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  • Obama Changes Policy for Young Illegal Immigrants
    President Barack Obama made a dramatic shift in U.S. immigration policy on June 15, 2012, when he announced that his administration would offer the children of ...
    04/20/2014 - 3:06 am | View Website
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    Obama’s immigration bill offers amnesty to criminal immigrants, money for lawyers
    04/19/2014 - 7:39 am | View Website
  • Issues | The White House
    Immigration. Our nation's immigration system is broken. Fixing it is an economic and national security imperative. That's why President Obama is working to pass a ...
    04/16/2014 - 11:34 pm | View Website
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