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Immigrants Urged Not To Fear Applying For Program

A top federal immigration official on Monday urged qualified immigrants to apply for President Barack Obama’s reprieve from deportation and sought to dispel fears that a future administration might unravel the program.

12/15/2014

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Mexican President Hails Obama’s Immigration Order ‘An Act Of Justice’

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto praised President Barack Obama on Friday for his executive orders granting new rights to millions of people living illegally in the United States, calling it “an act of justice.”

11/21/2014

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Expert: Obama ‘Backing Republicans In A Bad Corner’ On Immigration

Since 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.

11/21/2014

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Marylanders Relieved After Obama’s Immigration Announcement

Hundreds gathered at CASA de Maryland in Hyattsville to watch President Barack Obama’s speech Thursday night during which he announced far-reaching orders on immigration that will allow millions of people now in the U.S. illegally to “come out of the shadows and get right with the law.”

11/21/2014

Obama Immigration Speech

Sen. Manchin: Now Was The Wrong Time For Obama To Act On Immigration

President Barack Obama and his allies, confronting a buildup of GOP criticism, are seeking to sell the president’s executive actions on immigration as good politics and good policy.

11/21/2014

Obama Immigration Speech

Obama Announces Executive Action on Immigration

The 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.

11/20/2014

Parked next to a section of the border fence, a Border Patrol agent watches an area of the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande River. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Md., Va. Among States Where Thousands of Immigrant Children Have Been Placed

Immigration policy has been widely discussed in the U.S. lately, as refugees flood into the country attempting to escape violence in Mexico and Central America.

11/13/2014

Cruz Says ‘Under No Circumstances’ Will He Challenge McConnell For Majority Leader

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, dismissed claims that he would contest Sen. Mitch McConnell for the Republican Senate majority position, despite very differing views between the two GOP senators on the Affordable Care Act, immigration and threats of another government shutdown.

11/05/2014

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Experts: Obama’s Broken Promises Could Hurt Democratic Hopefuls In 2016

President Barack Obama has made numerous promises to the American people, but hasn’t quite followed through on all of them. Most recently he promised to take action on immigration at the end of the summer, but is now delaying it until the end of the year.

09/12/2014

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

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