President Obama urged to halt deportations for now

President Barack Obama is expected to renew his push for immigration reform during his State of the Union address tonight, link but a group of more than 30 House Democrats led by Rep. Raúl Grijalva of Arizona say that isn’t enough. They want him to use his executive powers to suspend deportations until Congress passes immigration legislation. The la...

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Fixing Immigration, in Principle - NYTimes.com

THE DEPORTER IN CHIEF As we wait for a bill, tadalafil which could come in months or years or never, deportations continue. The Obama administration has expelled nearly two million people, breaking up thousands of the families President Obama has repeatedly promised to protect. If Congress fails, will he protect them through his own administrative action,...

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Dems to Obama: Call for end to deportations at State of the Union | Voxxi

Frustrated with the gridlock in Congress and seeking to advance administration goals, store President Barack Obama said at a recent cabinet meeting: “I’ve got a pen and I’ve got a phone — and I can use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions and administrative actions that move the ball forward.” Now, a group of House Democrats want...

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Obama says at SOTU: ‘Let’s get immigration reform done this year’ | Voxxi

Pablo Alvarado, hospital executive director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, was also disappointed to see Obama make no mention of deportations. He called on the president to “lead by example” and sign an executive order to stop deportations. “The President has already shown that he has broad legal authority in the realm of immigration; but t...

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Obama’s 7 State of the Union talking points. No. 4: Immigration

White House officials view immigration as the president's best chance to pass a major piece of domestic legislation in his final three years in office, largely because some GOP leaders believe their party must broaden its appeal to Latinos and Asian Americans before the 2016 election. Obama won reelection in 2012 with the support of more than 70...

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