Obama’s decision on U.S. deportations poses political risks
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President Barack Obama’s decision on possible changes to U.S. deportation policy sets up an election-year skirmish that could help Democrats win points with their political base while irritating Republicans who are open to immigration reform.

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Split on immigration policy: Curb deportations or keep pressure on House GOP?
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Immigrant youth activists called on leading Senate Democrats Tuesday to demand that President Barack Obama curb deportations — even as Obama tried to keep up pressure on the House GOP.

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Detroit visas won’t save sinking city, critics say
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Michigan officials want to repopulate Detroit with an aggressive immigration program — a move critics call misguided and unworkable.

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Navarrette: Let illegal immigrants drive
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When it comes to giving driver’s license to illegal immigrants, California has spent nearly two decades embroiled in a never-ending saga.

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Justice Department reminder that law protects undocumented immigrants is welcome news.
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It’s never too late to learn.

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Dick Durbin to hold immigration hearing
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Senate Democrats are delving deeper in the hotly-contested topic of undocumented immigrants serving in the military.

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John Boehner says he is encouraging Jeb Bush to run for president
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House Speaker John Boehner said he is “nudging” former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush to run for president and he wants to take up immigration reform legislation in small pieces, starting first with border security.

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Chamber of Commerce gives ultimatum to GOP
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The GOP shouldn’t even field a presidential candidate in 2016 unless Congress passes immigration reform this year, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue said Monday.

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Congress falters, Obama advances on immigration
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Hopes of congressional action on immigration have effectively disappeared. In fact, Politico reported yesterday that there’s “growing pessimism on Capitol Hill that a sweeping immigration bill is achievable in President Barack Obama’s second term.” In other words, barring an unexpected surge in progressive voter turnout, legislation is dead until 2017 at the earliest.

After Immigration Audit, 90% Of Workers At Apple-Packing Plant In WA Asked To Prove Status
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Hundreds of workers at a central Washington apple- packaging company could be facing layoffs after a federal immigration audit.

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