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President Obama Details Executive Actions On Immigration Reform

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced his immigration reform, known officially as the President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions. This initiative, “will help secure the border, hold nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants accountable, and ensure that everyone plays by the same rules,” the White House said in a press release. 244 more words

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The US$17B man: Uber exec hangs on despite bizarre remarks about digging up dirt on journalists

Emil Michael, the Uber Technologies Inc. executive whose criticisms of journalists led to calls for his firing this week, is so far withstanding that pressure. 906 more words

Executive

The US$17B man: Uber exec hangs on despite bizarre remarks about digging up dirt on journalists

Emil Michael, the Uber Technologies Inc. executive whose criticisms of journalists led to calls for his firing this week, is so far withstanding that pressure. 906 more words

Executive

Is This President 'Not Allowed' To Make Executive Orders?

The idea that the president is not allowed to create executive orders seems absurd.

According to HowStuffWorks, “Executive orders have been used by every American president since George Washington to lead the nation through times of war, to respond to… 676 more words

U.s. Politics

Canada’s private sector will have nobody to blame for the ‘talent crisis’ but themselves

The much-maligned liberal arts degree tends to be the first thing we sacrifice at the altar of the looming ‘talent crisis.’ If only Canadians pursued serious STEM educations, the argument goes, we would be more competitive in the global marketplace. 765 more words

Executive

Canada’s private sector will have nobody to blame for the ‘talent crisis’ but themselves

The much-maligned liberal arts degree tends to be the first thing we sacrifice at the altar of the looming ‘talent crisis.’ If only Canadians pursued serious STEM educations, the argument goes, we would be more competitive in the global marketplace. 765 more words

Executive

Obama's Immigration Decision: Was It His To Make?

This afternoon, President Obama stood before the nation and, flexing powers of the presidency some contentiously proclaim simply do not exist, took action to prevent millions of individuals currently living in our borders illegally from being deported by, given specified stipulations, allowing them to apply for residency and work visas without fear of deportation. 771 more words

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