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The Chances for Immigration Reform

With Republicans favored to clinch retention of the Senate Majority by winning two of three remaining Senate races in Georgia and Alaska, a comprehensive immigration reform bill probably will not gain significant traction in the Senate in the next two years, even if the Democratic-controlled House decides to move such a bill. In the event … Continue Reading

President Obama Announces Executive Action on Immigration, while Congress Considers its Response

In remarks last night, President Obama announced his long-planned executive actions to reform the U.S. immigration system.  The President will sign the first of such orders today, despite intense opposition from Republicans in Congress, who believe that the President’s actions are outside the law and contrary to Congress’s authority to legislate federal immigration policy.  In … Continue Reading

Executive Action on Immigration

Following my recent post about the midterm elections and prospects for immigration reform, I was interviewed by LexBlog TV’s Colin O’Keefe about the impending executive action on immigration coming from the White House.  In the interview, I explain President Obama’s strategy for unilateral executive action and how Congress will likely respond:… Continue Reading
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