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  • 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...
  • Cupich calls Obama action on immigration a 'first step'

    Cupich calls Obama action on immigration a 'first step'
    Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich on Wednesday praised President Barack Obama's executive action last week that could protect millions of immigrants from deportation. Cupich, who met privately with the president Tuesday in Chicago, said the Archdiocesan...
  • Obama's action on immigration leaves millions still facing deportation

    Obama's action on immigration leaves millions still facing deportation
    Minutes after Armando Ibañez heard President Obama tell the nation that millions of people in the country illegally would be allowed to work and live openly in America, the 32-year-old excitedly scrambled to call his aunt, uncle and friends to deliver the...
  • Obama ends Secure Communities program as part of immigration action

    For the immigrant advocates who for years have been calling on President Obama to curtail deportations, the Secure Communities program symbolized what was wrong with the nation's immigration enforcement strategy. Designed to identify potentially...
  • Obama's immigration overhaul could benefit many in California

    Obama's immigration overhaul could benefit many in California
    Whatever the details of President Obama's planned immigration overhaul, the stakes are particularly high for California. The state has the largest number of people who are in the country illegally, and many have especially deep roots. The changes...
  • Concert series outside L.A. prison has a note of protest

    On a recent cool evening, the popular Mexican norteno band Los Cadetes de Linares showed up in black cowboy hats and matching avocado-green suits to play a few songs in downtown Los Angeles. There was no stage. Instead, the musicians stood in front of...
  • Obama unveils action on immigration, citing Scripture and precedent

    President Obama invited as many as 5 million immigrants and international visitors Thursday to openly live and work in the U.S., a controversial, unilateral demonstration of his power that signaled a new phase of activism for the remainder of his...
  • How President Barack Obama's immigration expansion affects Pennsylvania

    How President Barack Obama's immigration expansion affects Pennsylvania
    — President Barack Obama unveiled a set of changes to the immigration system Thursday evening that could allow up to 5 million unauthorized immigrants — and by one estimate, up to 55,000 in Pennsylvania — to temporarily remain in the...
  • Boehner: U.S. House will fight Obama's immigration action

    Boehner: U.S. House will fight Obama's immigration action
    U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said on Friday that President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration has sabotaged chances for bipartisan legislation. Boehner said House Republicans intend to fight the president's action, which was announced...
  • L.A. reacts to Obama immigration pledge: 'We're leaving the darkness'

    L.A. reacts to Obama immigration pledge: 'We're leaving the darkness'
    At a rally in front of the Mexican Consulate in downtown Los Angeles, Citlali Gomez was cautiously optimistic. The 34-year-old came to the U.S. 12 years ago and started a family. Life is better in America, she said, though she fears driving and entering...
  • Immigration reform: The when is now and it's long overdue

    Immigration reform: The when is now and it's long overdue
    Fresh off a victory in which they took control of both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, the GOP suddenly finds itself in a jam. The story of the moment is no longer President Obama's healthcare program, which Republicans have promised to...