Can Obama legalize 11 million immigrants on his own?

It's now looking extremely unlikely that Congress will enact immigration reform this year. And that raises a question: Could President Obama use his executive powers to effectively legalize some of the 11 million undocumented immigrants already in the United States? Toni L. Sandys / The Washington Post This possibility has actually been raised...

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Democrat Luis Gutierrez: ‘Shame On’ Obama, Dems, GOP for Failing on Immigration -- Fusion.

"If you see illness, drug if you see harm, sickness I think it is the responsibility of the executive branch of government—given the inaction of the legislative branch—to expand DACA to the parents of the DREAMers, to expand DACA to American-citizen children whose parents are in fear of being [deported],” Gutiérrez said. Obama has said multiple times that he wou...

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Trabajadores indocumentados pudieran recibir U-Visa por ser maltratados

Cuatro trabajadores de servicio de limpieza que fueron despedidos por la compañía Benjamin H. Realty, prescription alegan que esta compañía localizada en East Orange, prostate los contrató hace alrededor de diez años a sabiendas que eran inmigrantes y una vez ellos comenzaron a organizarse para exigir mejor pago y trato, fueron despedidos porque supuestamente así se lo...

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Undocumented residents get Driver's license approval from DC Council | wusa9.com

The DC City Council approved a bill on Tuesday granting access to driver's licenses and ID's for city residents regardless of their immigration status.  The licenses will be marked to show they belong to undocumented residents. The DC Drivers Safety Amendment Act of 2013 will go into effect in May 2014. Recently, California, Vermont, and...

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Crossing the Border, and Into Federal Prisons - NYTimes.com

“Why Prisons Are Shrinking” (editorial, drug Oct. 28) laid out why data-driven policies are causing state prison populations to shrink. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of the federal prison system, which continues to contract with private prison corporations to facilitate its expansion. The federal prison system added nearly 1,500 prisoners last...

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