Immigration

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Immigration Lawyer: Obama’s Plan Is ‘Like The Golden Ticket’

Immigrants in the country illegally already are flooding attorneys’ offices with calls to see if they can qualify under President Barack Obama’s yet-to-be-announced plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants from deportation.

11/20/2014

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks at the 2014 Values Voter Summit on Sept. 26, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Rand Paul: History Will Treat Obama Unkindly On Immigration ‘If He Thinks He Could Become King’

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., went on the offensive against President Barack Obama after he announced he will address the nation Thursday night on taking execution action on immigration.

11/20/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama to Announce Immigration Action Thursday

In a broad test of his executive powers, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday he will sidestep Congress and order his own federal action on immigration — in measures that could spare from deportation as many as 5 million people illegally in the U.S. and set up one of the most pitched partisan confrontations of his presidency.

11/19/2014

President Barack Obama speaks at a Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) town hall meeting at Yangon University's Diamond Jubilee Hall in Yangon on Nov. 14, 2014. (credit: CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Obama Doesn’t Invite Top Republican Leaders To Attend Immigration Dinner With Dems At White House

As 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.

11/19/2014

President Barack Obama condemned an "horrific attack" on a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday that left four people, including three US citizens, dead and urged Israelis and Palestinians to calm tensions, before a meeting at the White House on Nov. 18, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Group: White House Has Been In Touch With Nevada Activists About Trip

President Barack Obama will travel to Las Vegas Friday, a Democratic official said, heightening anticipation that he will announce executive orders on immigration this week.

11/19/2014

U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants after a foot chase on July 25, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

More Illegal Immigrants Making States Along East Coast Their Home

Immigrants entering the U.S. illegally are increasingly making states along the East Coast their home rather than states closer to the Mexican border.

11/18/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid answers questions following the weekly Democratic policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 16, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Report: Reid Wants Obama To Delay Immigration Executive Orders

President Barack Obama is poised to act soon to unveil a series of executive actions on immigration that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House.

11/14/2014

House Speaker John Boehner holds a news conference with the newly-elected members of the House GOP leadership at the U.S. Capitol on Nov. 13, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Boehner: ‘We’re Going To Fight The President Tooth And Nail’ On Immigration

President Barack Obama is poised to act soon to unveil a series of executive actions on immigration that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House.

11/14/2014

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Immigration, Keystone Top First Day of Lame Duck

Republicans controlling the House are divided over whether to fund the government for a couple of months past a December deadline to maintain leverage over President Barack Obama on immigration or to pass a full-year spending bill to clear the decks for a fresh start when the GOP gets full control of Congress in January.

11/13/2014

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

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