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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • By doing nothing, GOP forces Obama to act on immigration

    By doing nothing, GOP forces Obama to act on immigration
    President Obama took action on the immigration issue. He was not the first president to take executive action on immigration and probably won't be the last. This is something he has promised to do. He waited more than a year for House Speaker John Boehner...
  • Obama heckled over immigration policies in Chicago appearance

    President Barack Obama was interrupted several times by hecklers during a speech on his immigration policy on Tuesday, and their complaint was that his plan did not go far enough in protecting illegal immigrants from deportation. At least four hecklers,...
  • Democracy and Obama's immigration policy

    Democracy and Obama's immigration policy
    One of the complaints about President Barack Obama's directive on unauthorized immigrants is that it is a repudiation of democracy. "It is at odds with—it defies—the meaning and message of the last election, and therefore is destructive to the...
  • Michael Smerconish: When it comes to ancestry and immigration, we all have our own stories

    When it comes to ancestry and immigration, we all have our own stories. Mine begins in Eastern Europe. My maternal grandmother Vukica (Victoria) was born to Milo and Milica Ivanisevich, of Cetinje, a village in Montenegro, once part of the former...
  • Did Obama overreach on immigration?

    To the editor: Your editorial on President Obama's unilateral action on immigration doesn't articulate the real reason that what he did was necessary. ("For many people living under threat of deportation, Obama offers relief," Editorial, Nov. 20) On...
  • Obama's immigration gamble a bid to salvage legacy

    WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama's decision to follow through on his plan to reform immigration policy through an executive order is an uncharacteristically bold gamble, made in the hope of salvaging the final two years of his presidency and his own political...
  • GOP should act like grown-ups

    GOP should act like grown-ups
    I consider myself a Republican and voted mostly for Republicans. However, regarding the immigration and Obamacare issues, I have to say the Republicans have taken the bait and are showing themselves to be stupid. If not stupid, you could say they just...
  • A permanent resolution

    A permanent resolution
    Whatever one thinks of President Barack Obama's action on immigration last week, it is no substitute for the type of comprehensive reform legislation that will settle the issue. The courts will be asked to consider the president's decision. They will...
  • Jules Witcover: Obama's immigration gamble a bid to salvage legacy

    — Barack Obama's decision to follow through on his plan to reform immigration policy through an executive action is an uncharacteristically bold gamble, made in the hope of salvaging the final two years of his presidency and his own political...
  • Obamacare is a 'varsity stinker'

    Obamacare is a 'varsity stinker'
    OK, I can't help myself. Over the past three years, I have written at least a dozen columns critical of Obamacare (a.k.a. The "Affordable Care Act") in this space and devoted an entire chapter to the topic in my book "America: Hope for Change." Yet,...
  • Republicans want to oppose Obama on immigration, but how?

    Republicans in Congress are unified in their desire to fight President Obama's action to protect more than 4 million immigrants from deportation and ease rules for up to 1 million more. They just can't agree on how to do it. Should they shut down...