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Unions make push to recruit immigrants affected by president's recent action

Unions are reaching out to immigrants affected by President Barack Obama's recent executive action

Immigrants' chances tied to their state's polices

If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver's license and qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to young people granted legal status by President Barack... Read more »

Nov. 28, 2014

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Immigration reform will boost the economy, hopefully

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What will be the economic impacts of Obama's new immigration reform program? Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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Obama heads to Chicago to pitch immigration steps

President Barack Obama, the onetime community organizer, is returning Tuesday to the city where he says he first forged his ties to the Latino community to pitch his new executive actions on... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Pope to Europe: Accept immigrants, create jobs

Pope Francis demanded Tuesday that Europe craft a unified and fair immigration policy, saying the tens of thousands of refugees coming ashore each year need acceptance and assistance, not... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Obama defends moves on immigration

President Barack Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue?

Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Barack Obama's moves on immigration without alienating the nation's fast-growing population of Hispanic voters can find a playbook in Colorado. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy — just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms. Read more »

Nov. 23, 2014

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Winners and losers under Obama's immigration plan

President Barack Obama unveiled one of the most sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system in decades, shielding millions from deportation. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Obama: From 'deporter in chief' to 'gracias'

President Barack Obama's carefully cultivated Hispanic coalition was starting to splinter. Read more »

Nov. 22, 2014

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Hillary Clinton backs Obama immigration move

Hillary Rodham Clinton voiced support Friday for President Barack Obama's use of executive actions to protect about 5 million immigrants from deportation, setting up a sharp contrast with... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Thousands to benefit from immigration action; financials unknown

Thousands of immigrants living illegally in Oklahoma could benefit from President Barack Obama's executive action aimed at protecting nearly 5 million people in the U.S. from deportation. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Immigration order leaves man in sanctuary in limbo

A Mexican man who is living in a Denver church basement to avoid a deportation order said Friday that he does not know if he is covered by President Obama's executive order granting new rights to... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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New Obama immigration plan, same Texas attitudes

Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott vows another lawsuit against the Obama administration. Attorneys for immigrants in the U.S. illegally jailed under federal detainers are hopeful but skeptical.... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Obama touts immigration plan at Vegas high school

President Barack Obama has returned to Las Vegas to highlight a plan that would spare millions of immigrants from deportation and urge Congress to pass more complete reforms. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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White House: Immigration steps would boost wages

President Barack Obama's moves on immigration would expand the labor force and increase worker productivity, according to a White House report Friday that estimates average wages would rise over a... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Fact check: Obama's claims on illegal immigration

An occasional look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don't tell the full story Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Boehner: 'We will not stand idle' on immigration

House Speaker John Boehner said Friday that President Barack Obama was "damaging the presidency" with his unilateral action on immigration. He said the Republican-run House will not stand by, but... Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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President Obama's immigration speech Thursday night

President Barack Obama is poised to claim broad authority to grant work permits to millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States and to protect them from deportation. But Republicans... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Obama's immigration actions do have limits

As broadly as President Barack Obama may push the limits of his authority to shield from deportation millions of immigrants illegally in the United States, the fate of millions more will still be... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Texas to extend border plan without National Guard

Illegal crossings along the Rio Grande have slowed dramatically since an overwhelming surge of immigrants had state and federal agents scrambling to secure the border earlier this year. Texas... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Immigrants granted bail after latest court ruling

The cases before a Tucson judge on Wednesday seemed fairly routine: Two men charged with drug offenses asking him to grant them bail. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Clinton says Obama on firm ground on immigration

Former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday noted that previous U.S. presidents have issued some type of executive order on immigration, suggesting his Democratic successor was on "pretty firm legal... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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GOP governors attack Obama's immigration order

The nation's Republican governors on Wednesday lashed out at President Barack Obama's plans to unilaterally protect millions of immigrants from deportation, but clashed over whether their... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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Obama to visit Las Vegas as immigration moves near

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. Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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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... Read more »

Nov. 19, 2014

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