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Law Profs to Obama: You Have Authority to Help DREAMers

"This week student leaders presented White House officials with a letter signed by more than 90 immigration law professors who argued that the president has “clear executive authority” to halt deportations of illegal immigrants who might benefit from the student legislation. The...

In Case You Missed the President's DREAM Speech...

"President Obama announces a new Department of Homeland Security policy that will allow certain young people who were brought to the United States as young children, do not present a risk to national security or public safety, and meet several key criteria to be considered for relief from...

Transcript of President Obama's DREAM Speech

June 15, 2012, Remarks by the President on Immigration , Rose Garden, 2:09 P.M. EDT [Note the rude interruption by reporter Neil Munro of the conservative Daily Caller, edited by Tucker Carlson. Munro's explanation for his actions is simply not credible , and he has been roundly criticized . "Former...

DHS to Grant Reprieve, Work Permits to DREAMers

"President Barack Obama said Friday that his administration would let many young [unauthorized] immigrants legally live and work in the U.S., sidestepping Congress after years of stalemate over the nation's immigration policy. The Obama administration says it won't deport many younger...

Young Immigrants Hopeful, Skeptical of Obama Plan

"Scores of young [unauthorized] immigrants who have called the United States home for most of their lives are excited by the Obama administration's decision allowing them to stay here legally, but they have a lot of questions. Most important: Is it too good to be true? How will it actually...

Obama's New Immigration Policy: Disappointment Is in the Details

"Within the niche where I reside, most of my friends and colleagues are supporters of President Obama. He is one of us: a former law professor, a liberal, and—a point of pride for many of us—a person of color who has navigated his way in the whitest of worlds. But among those of us who...

A lawful step for the immigration system

" P resident Obama recently announced a policy to stop deportation of most undocumented immigrants who came here as children and to give them a quasi-status, called deferred action, that can let them work legally. Perhaps 800,000 Dreamers (as these young migrants are known, because they would be...

From Tijuana, Ex-DREAMer Calls for Immigration Reform

"Nancy Landa was working in the public sector at a California organization that fateful September in 2009, when she was 29. She had graduated with honors in 2004 with a degree in business administration from California State University, Northridge (CSUN), and had a steady job. Everything seemed...