Critics Say Obama's Immigration Plan Creates Path To...11/25/14
Instead, it offers undocumented immigrants a deferral from the threat of deportation. David Greene talks to Dan Tichenor, author of Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America.
Homeland Security secretary ‘fully confident’ in legality of Obama’s...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioGWEN IFILL: Last Thursday, President Obama announced he would take steps to reform the U.S. immigration system without the approval of Congress. Among other things, the presidents executive orders will defer...
After Obama's Action, Immigration Agency Awaits 'A Real Challenge'
As President Obama's executive action on immigration starts taking effect, it will be up to the little-known United State Citizenship and Immigration Services offices to handle the actual changes.
Obama Awards Presidential Medal Of Freedom To 18 People
Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw and Stephen Sondheim are among the bold-faced names who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, on Monday.
Republican Response To President Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration
Congressional Republicans vow to block President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration. Some GOP governors say they may sue the President. A look at Republican response to White House action on immigration.
Obama's Immigration Stance Polarizes Political Sides
President Obama announced his plans for immigration change that do an end run around Congress. Republicans are upset that the president is using executive actions to push through the action he wants.
After 50 Years, Obama To Honor 3 Civil Rights Activists
President Obama posthumously honors James Cheney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The three were murdered during Mississippi's Freedom Summer 50 years ago.
Immigrants Scramble To Figure Their Status Under Obama"s Plan
After President Obama announced his immigration plan, communities across the country began making preparations for immigrants who are here illegally to apply for work permits.
How One Family Is Reacting To Obama's Immigration Plan
This week, President Obama announced an executive action to protect millions from deportation. NPR's Tess Vigeland speaks with Arlete Pichardo about her reaction to the news, and how it will affect her family.
Some In Las Vegas Not Sold On Obama's Immigration Pitch
President Obama made his sales pitch for why five million people should be protected from deportation, Friday. But many in Las Vegas, where Obama defended the executive action, aren't happy about the changes.
Asians — Not Just Latinos — Benefit From Obama's Immigration Action
President Obama used executive action this week to reshape the country's immigration system. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Karthick Ramakrishnan of the University of California about the new policies.
In Las Vegas, Obama Sells His Immigration Plan
President Obama has begun to try to sell the American public on his controversial executive action on immigration. He started Friday, with a visit to Del Sol High School in Las Vegas.
Obama Grandmother Continues Life's Work Of Educating Young Kenyans
Sarah Obama, 94, received an award from the United Nations on Wednesday, and hopes to raise money during the trip to build a school and hospital in her home village.
How immigrants are reacting to Obama’s action
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKS Brooks and Dionne on Obama’s immigration plan and what’s next Obama’s immigration plan has Republicans ready for a funding fight Rep. Issa questions legality of Obama’s immigration executive action JUDY...
Obama's Immigration Moves Do Little To Help Businesses, Groups Say
The actions do make it easier for people with work visas to move between jobs. But they don't address something employers have long pushed for: an increase in visas for low- and high-skilled workers.
Obama's Immigration Action Bittersweet For Many Families
More immigrants now qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Robert Siegel talks with Rocio Andiola in Mesa, Ariz. She is now eligible for DACA but her mother isn't.
Obama Takes Sales Pitch For Immigration Action On The Road
President Obama was in Las Vegas on Friday to explain why he acted unilaterally to give temporary reprieve to millions of illegal immigrants.
Week In Politics: Obama's Executive Action On Immigration
Robert Siegel talks with E.J Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times about President Obama's immigration speech.
Farmers Hoped For Guest Worker Program In Obama's Immigration Order
Opposition to the president's executive order has been vocal and swift from anti-illegal immigration activists. The news has also been met with disappointment from agricultural groups and even some immigrant groups especially in the Southwest.
President Obama?s Executive Order on Immigration: Five Million Protected
Republicans claim the President has created a ?constitutional crisis? by exceeding his authority with last night?s executive order to protect five million illegal immigrants from deportation. He says he?s only doing what other presidents have done...
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