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President Barack Obama speaks at the American Legion National Convention on Aug. 26, 2014 in Charlotte, N.C. (credit: Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Obama’s Lawyers Crafting Legal Rationale For Executive Actions On Immigration That Will Survive Court Challenges

With impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on immigration will face intense opposition.

08/28/2014

Seventy percent of Americans, including 86 percent of Republican voters, say undocumented immigrants are threatening the U.S. economy, and the country’s traditional customs, values and beliefs.   (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Poll: 70 Percent Of US Says Traditional Customs, Beliefs Threatened By Illegal Immigrants

Seventy percent of Americans, including 86 percent of Republican voters, say undocumented immigrants are threatening the U.S. economy, and the country’s traditional customs, values and beliefs.

08/07/2014

In a wide-ranging interview on U.S. foreign policy, the Africa summit and American business, President Barack Obama said that his track record speaks for itself, noting that “there’s almost no economic metric by which you couldn’t say the U.S. economy is better” than when he took office. (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Immigrants Aren’t Rushing To Moscow In Search Of Opportunity’

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – In a wide-ranging interview on U.S. foreign policy, the Africa summit and American business, President Barack Obama said that his track record speaks for itself, noting that “there’s almost no economic […]

08/04/2014

Tens of thousands of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under a policy change being weighed by senior American officials. (Getty Images)

Obama Considers Large-Scale Move on Immigration

White House officials are making plans to act before November’s midterm elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants in this country illegally.

07/28/2014

A U.S. Border Patrol patrol searches for undocumented immigrants and drug smugglers on Feb. 26, 2013 near Sonoita, Ariz. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

After Border Tour, Md. Sheriff Says Immigrant Children Should Be Sent Back

After visiting the U.S-Mexico border to get a firsthand look at the influx of unaccompanied children entering the United States, a Maryland sheriff known for his tough stance on illegal immigration says the thousands of children who have made it into the country should be sent back.

07/21/2014

And although a majority of Americans hold negative opinions of both parties, an overwhelming majority continues to take one side or the other.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Reid: Boehner ‘Spooked’ Out of Immigration Reform By Tea Party

Senate 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.

07/01/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks about the faltering immigration reform agenda to the news media with in the Rose Garden at the White House on June 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) said Monday that the House of Representatives would not take up immigration reform legislation this year and Obama said he would continue to use his executive power to bolster enforcement on the southern border.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama: GOP Failed At ‘Darn’ Bill, Plans To Take Executive Action On Immigration

President Barack Obama announced that he will bypass Congress and take steps on his own to make the necessary changes to the immigration policy.

06/30/2014

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks to reporters at her weekly news conference on May 29, 2014. (Rod Lamkey/Getty Images)

Pelosi: Little Hope For Immigration Reform

House Minority Leader visited a Border Patrol facility in Texas that holds unaccompanied children.

06/28/2014

At a Democratic leaders press conference on Thursday, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said that House Republicans are too “afraid of the Tea Party” to pass immigration reform, adding that the reality is that the Tea Party’s power has already “peaked.”  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Schumer: Scared Republicans Can Pass Immigration Reform, Tea Party Has ‘Peaked’

At a Democratic leaders press conference on Thursday, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said that House Republicans are too “afraid of the Tea Party” to pass immigration reform, adding that the reality is that the Tea Party’s power has already “peaked.”

06/27/2014

Frustrated waiting for Congress to act on immigration reform, newly-minted White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that President Obama is seeking ways to use his executive authority to directly stem a recent influx of illegal immigrants streaming into the U.S. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

WH Press Secretary: ‘We’re Not Just Going To Sit Around And Wait’ For Congress To Pass Immigration Laws

Frustrated waiting for Congress to act on immigration reform, newly-minted White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that President Obama is seeking ways to use his executive authority to directly stem a recent influx of illegal immigrants streaming into the U.S.

06/26/2014

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