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President Obama announces executive actions on U.S. immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House on Thursday.
November 20, 2014 Defying congressional Republicans, President Obama will defer the deportation of the undocumented parents of U.S. citizens and will also prioritize the deportation of criminals.
GOP leadership decided against keeping an immigration-related provision in the defense authorization bill. But it allowed one banning the Defense Department from participating in climate change research.
May 22, 2014 GOP leadership decided against keeping an immigration-related provision in the defense authorization bill. But it kept one banning the Defense Department from participating in climate change research.
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Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., testifies in July 2013 on Capitol Hill before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security hearing.
May 20, 2014 Rep. Jeff Denham wants to attach his ENLIST Act to the must-pass National Defense Authorization Act, even if it rubs some of his colleagues the wrong way.
Demonstrators protest the Obama administration's deportation policies in Phoenix last year.
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March 14, 2014 Amid pressure to slow deportations and after meeting with Hispanic congressional leaders, President Obama said he would look at more humane ways to enforce immigration laws.
President Obama talks about his decision to stop deporting some young immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children.
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June 19, 2012 A Bloomberg News poll found 64 percent of voters agreeing with Obama's decision to order a stop, for now, to deportation efforts against young immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally as children.
June 15, 2012 President Obama's immigration order Friday angered some lawmakers — not unlike earlier members of Congress when presidents used executive authority to complete the Louisiana Purchase, sign the Emancipation Proclamation, integrate the U.S. military and order warrantless surveillance after Sept. 11.
January 7, 2012 They want to rescind a law providing financial aid for students who are living in the state illegally. Supporters of the initiative fell short of the signatures needed to get it on the ballot.
December 20, 2010 In our first hour of Talk of the Nation, the end of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and the tax law compromise on the Opinion Page. In our second hour, choosing a biracial identity, and the end of the DREAM act.
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