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Obama Immigration Speech

Obama Interrupted By Hecklers

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

Speaking Tuesday in Chicago, Illinois about his decision to provide deportation relief to millions of undocumented immigrants, President Barack Obama ...

Friday Talking Points -- Obama's Gutsy Move

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When Congress wouldn't pass a bill, the president had to act on immigration and deportation policy, to keep families intact -- a measure that affected 40 percent of the undocumented immigrants in the United States.

Woman With Gun Arrested Outside White House After Obama's Immigration Speech

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

Nov 20 (Reuters) - A woman demonstrating outside the White House on Thursday night was arrested for carrying a gun, the Secret Service said, shortly...

Roque Planas

Immigration Activists Celebrate Bittersweet Victory After Obama Grants Relief | Roque Planas | Posted 11.21.2014 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- Shortly before President Barack Obama on Thursday night announced deportation relief that could benefit an estimated 4.4 million undocume...

Here's How Potential 2016 Candidates Are Reacting To Obama's Immigration Action

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

On Thursday, President Barack Obama announced plans to protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation. In an address from the White H...

Networks Confident Americans Care More About 'Big Bang Theory' Than Fate Of 5 Million Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.20.2014 | Media

The sad part is that they're probably right.

Some Senate Democrats Balk At Obama's Unilateral Immigration Approach

Reuters | Posted 01.20.2015 | Politics

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Several Democratic senators are uncomfortable with President Barack Obama's decision ...

Rescission Could Be a Brilliant Solution For GOP

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.19.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If the Republican leadership can sell it to enough of its members, it could be a way out of the perpetual crisis machine that the budget has become. By separating the politics from the actual real-world results, it allows both factions of the Republican Party to get what they want.

Elise Foley

Obama Confronts Hecklers At Immigration Speech | Elise Foley | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hecklers interrupted President Barack Obama during a speech on Monday to demand he halt deportations, which have risen to record levels ...

Obama Making Big Push For Top Priority

Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is inviting law enforcement, labor and business leaders to the White House to show they support an immigrat...

Elise Foley

Obama Shines Spotlight On Undocumented Immigrant | Elise Foley | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Alan Aleman is a 20-year-old undocumented immigrant who lives in Las Vegas and works at an immigrant rights group. On Tuesday, he became...

Obama Calls For 'Common-Sense' Reform

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics

LAS VEGAS, Jan 29 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama appealed for a "common-sense" and comprehensive overhaul of U.S. immigrations laws on Tuesday t...

Obama Praising Senate's Immigration Move

Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - A bipartisan Senate proposal for comprehensive immigration reform is "very much in line" with principles proposed b...

Elise Foley

Obama To Use Bully Pulpit On Immigration Reform | Elise Foley | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is encouraged by work in the Senate on immigration reform, and he will now use his bully pulpit during a speech i...

WATCH: CNN Host Rails Against Daily Caller, Interrupting Reporter

Posted 06.27.2012 | Media

CNN host Don Lemon railed against The Daily Caller and its reporter Neil Munro on his show Sunday for interrupting President Obama during his Friday r...

WATCH: Obama Discusses The Dream Act

Posted 08.15.2012 | College

President Obama discusses Friday's decision to start granting work permits and halt roughly 800,000 deportations of Dream Act eligible students. ...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Slams GOP On Immigration Reform | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a show of his return to full campaign mode, President Barack Obama used a Tuesday speech in El Paso, Texas, to rally his base on the ...

President Heads To Texas To Push Immigration Reform

Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics

(AP) EL PASO, Texas -- Delving into an explosive issue, President Barack Obama stood near the border with Mexico on Tuesday and declared it more secur...

Is Your Citizenship Worth $1 Million? An Alternative to Obama's Proposal on Immigration

Michael Clemens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Clemens

Granting some of today's unauthorized immigrants a status that is legal but is not citizenship is another, different way to avoid the perception that amnesty cheapens citizenship.

Obama Immigration Reform Speech: President Argues For Immigration Overhaul

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Hoping to breathe new life into the stalled immigration effort, President Barack Obama on Thursday blamed the delay on recalcitrant...