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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • Obama to Dreamers' parents: No deferral for you

    By the time President Obama addressed the nation about immigration Thursday night, the centerpiece of his executive action was old news: He would protect from deportation millions of immigrants in the country who have lived here for at least five years...
  • Obama must secure authorization for force in Middle East

    Obama must secure authorization for force in Middle East
    Before President Obama does anything else in the lame-duck Congress or the new one in January, he needs forthrightly to seek an update or new authorization for the new war he's fighting against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. Although he has said...
  • Arizona sheriff sues Obama over immigration order

    Arizona sheriff sues Obama over immigration order
    An Arizona police chief who calls himself "America's Toughest Sheriff" sued Barack Obama on Thursday soon after the U.S. president imposed sweeping immigration reforms, saying the changes were unconstitutional. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, whose...
  • In L.A., relief and joy greet Obama's immigration plan

    In L.A., relief and joy greet Obama's immigration plan
    From tiny televisions at home to large makeshift screens on public lawns, Southern Californians gathered Thursday night to listen as President Obama granted temporary deportation relief to as many as 5 million immigrants. "Finally," said Martha...
  • Obama unveils U.S. immigration reform, setting up fight with Republicans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation on Thursday, easing the threat of deportation for some 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with Republicans who vow to...
  • Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger

    Obama's Immigration Reforms Met With Enthusiasm, Anger
    President Barack Obama's decision to take executive actions to protect almost 5 million people who live in fear of deportation because they are undocumented immigrants met with some enthusiasm in Connecticut among immigrants and their supporters Thursday,...
  • San Francisco shout helped set stage for Obama immigration action

    ALAMEDA, Calif. Turning from the podium to see a young man in a gray blazer shouting at him from the rafters, President Barack Obama chided Ju Hong for disrupting his San Francisco immigration speech just three days before Thanksgiving last year. "I need...
  • Full text of President Obama's speech on immigration plan

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Following is the full text of President Barack Obama's speech on Thursday on his plans for immigration, as prepared for delivery, according to a White House statement: "My fellow Americans, tonight, I'd like to talk with you...
  • Silicon Valley lukewarm to Obama's immigration reform moves

    Technology leaders in Silicon Valley and the Southland collectively reacted to President Obama's national address with a shrug and a slight smile. But nobody's jumping for joy. That's because presidential orders on immigration cannot address the...
  • Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech

    Connecticut Politicians React to President Obama's Speech
    Members of Connecticut's Democratic congressional delegation expressed strong supprt for President Obama's executive order on immigration. Sen. Richard Blumenthal: President Obama is using his well-established legal powers to reform a sadly-broken,...
  • Las Vegas woman puts human face on Obama's immigration plan

    Las Vegas woman puts human face on Obama's immigration plan
    When President Obama made his case to the nation Thursday for immigration reform, he told the story of a young woman from Nevada who has quietly won the hearts of the most powerful in Washington as the face of America’s immigrants. Astrid Silva,...