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Obama's Executive Action : Expanding Deferred Action Initiatives to Unlawful Aliens

OK, so let’s break it down.  Clearly the centerpiece of President Obama’s administrative “fix” of what he has repeatedly described as a “broken immigration system” are his initiatives to grant “deferred action” (essentially, temporary relief from being removed or deported from the United States) to some aliens who are unlawfully present in the United States, and who were brought to the United States as children and raised here.  715 more words

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Border Security First, The Best Way Forward on Immigration Reform

One of the best ways to reach bipartisan agreement on comprehensive immigration reform is to begin with a significant border security bill. Before we decide on what to do with the millions of illegal immigrants in America, a bill substantively addressing the problems and threats along our Southern border needs to be crafted and enacted by Congress and signed into law by President Obama. 542 more words

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Immigration Reform by Executive Action: What Did Obama Actually Do?

So, the President finally did it.  On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced a series of actions (not executive orders as it turns out) that his administration is taking to “fix” what he has repeatedly described as a “broken immigration system.”  These actions involve, among other areas, border security, providing a temporary status (commonly called “deferred action”) for some aliens who are currently unlawfully present in the United States, and future legal immigration.  730 more words

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What to do about immigration...

The immigration system of our nation is a worldwide embarrassment. No other nation on the planet except in the European Union (EU) allows people to simply walk in and MAYBE go to an immigration hearing if you get caught. 771 more words

(What's Left of) Our Economy: The Dubious Economics of Executive Amnesty

If you think looking under the hood is vital when you buy a used car, take it from me: It goes double when you’re reading reports on the economy, and… 1,073 more words

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In sub-freezing weather, Dreamers warm up to President's promise

By Vanessa Hornedo
Hispanic Link News Service

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 22 – History is happening before my eyes. I am shivering, but the capital’s unusual 29-degree November weather is not the reason for my goose bumps. 915 more words


Tip of the Week: We Are a Nation of Immigrants.

CONGRESS WAS NEVER going to pass comprehensive immigration reform, so President Obama decided to act alone, showing a great deal of courage, I think—something that a lame-duck president, who is not running for office again, can do. 224 more words

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