executive action

U.S. Files Appeal of Judge's Hold on Immigration ActionThe Justice Department has urged a federal appeals court to lift a temporary hold a judge placed on President Barack Obama's immigration executive action.
U.S. to Appeal Ruling Blocking Obama Immigration PlanThe Justice Department will appeal a federal judge's ruling that temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, the White House said Tuesday.
Obama Defends Legal Authority to Pardon TurkeysPresident Barack Obama has issued an executive action that some of his Republican opponents may be hard-pressed to disagree with — sparing Thanksgiving turkeys from the dinner table.
Expert: Obama ‘Backing Republicans In A Bad Corner’ On ImmigrationSince Obama has taken things into his own hands offending the GOP base, some experts warn that his actions could hinder Republicans in the next election.
Obama Announces Executive Action on ImmigrationThe president is setting new enforcement priorities that could make it easier for many more people in the U.S. illegally to stay in the country.
Report: Obama Doesn't Invite Top Republican Leaders To Attend Immigration Dinner With Dems At White HouseAs many as 5 million people in the country illegally would be spared from deportation and made eligible for work permits but not entitled to federal benefits — including health care tax credits — under President Barack Obama's immigration plan, officials said Wednesday.
Obama to Delay Immigration Action Until After November ElectionsCaught between competing political demands over immigration, President Barack Obama will now wait until after the November election to take executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation and ignite a clash over the extent of his presidential authority.
Obama Taking Executive Action To Improve Mental Well-Being Of VetsThree months after a veterans' health care scandal rocked his administration, President Barack Obama is taking executive action to improve the mental well-being of veterans.
Reid: Boehner 'Spooked' Out of Immigration Reform By Tea PartySenate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., expressed support for President Obama’s use of executive action on immigration legislation, saying that the real “failure of leadership” is with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio., for being “spooked” into a corner by Tea Party conservatives.
Biden Reports Progress On Gun Violence Executive Actions The White House is reporting progress on President Barack Obama's initiatives to reduce gun violence, but says the most important step would be getting a reluctant Congress to pass new firearms laws.