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Obama Doubles Down on Immigration Commitment, But…

Nationwide, immigration advocates have been unrelenting in making the President aware of the human cost of his decision to delay executive action, even launching a campaign to collect stories, photos, videos, graphics, and other artifacts to use in a “Deporter-in-Chief” exhibit that they are petitioning to add to the Obama Presidential Library and Museum.

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Why Immigration Reform is Good for All

Until the White House acts, the door remains open for advocates to make a targeted argument about the universal value of federal actions to protect immigrant families from the threat of deportation. What’s more, the president’s executive action, when it occurs, will bring fiscal benefits and won’t harm American workers.

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Immigration Reforms: What Obama Can Do If Congress Fails?

While Congress has repeatedly tried and failed to reform our immigration laws over the past 10 years, Congress—along with successive presidential administrations—has nonetheless succeeded in escalating the enforcement of the existing broken laws. President Obama can still do much more administratively to make immigration enforcement more rational and humane while Congress delays.

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The Immigration Waiting Game

The Martinez family’s generosity toward their community harkens back to a bygone era. They’re quick to help their neighbors when they need a hand. They pass warm food and tools to neighbors across the fence as if they were family. Neighborhood kids love going to their house because they know they’ll get a treat.   They’re also hardworking. Thanks to …

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