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Elise Foley

Obama Administration Moves To Overturn Judge's Immigration Ruling | Elise Foley | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Justice officially filed on Monday an appeal and a request for a stay of a judge's recent decision to block President ...

Elise Foley

Obama Administration To Seek Stay On Immigration Ruling | Elise Foley | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Department of Justice will seek a stay on a federal judge's ruling that brought a temporary halt to immigration programs created by ...

Elise Foley

White House Turns To Aggressive Defense Of Immigration Actions | Elise Foley | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is moving into a new phase for its policy on deportation relief for up to 5 million undocumented immigrants: Not just se...

Elise Foley

White House Issues Veto Threat On Bill To Block Deportation Relief | Elise Foley | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House issued a veto threat on Thursday for a bill from House Republicans to block the president's executive actions on immigra...

Elise Foley

White House Sets Yet Another Deadline For Immigration Action | Elise Foley | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After delaying executive action on immigration for a second time, the White House imposed a new deadline on Monday, promising to make ch...

Sam Stein

White House To O'Malley: Border Kids Won't Be Sent Home To Die | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Attempting to assuage liberal critics, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said on Monday that unaccompanied minors who have illega...

Elise Foley

Obama Announces Plans For Executive Action On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama announced Monday he's done waiting for the House of Representatives to pass an immigration bill, and plans to tak...

Obama To Take Executive Action On Immigration Policy

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and ERICA WERNER | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's done waiting for House Republicans to act on immigration. He says he now plans to act on his own....

New Video Explains Why Immigration Reform Is Good For The Economy (In 195 Seconds)

Posted 07.17.2013 | Business

In a new step-by-step video, the White House lays out its argument for why immigration reform would be good news for the economy. Citing a report from...

White House Gets Personal On Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

A day after the immigration reform bill passed its first crucial hurdle, the White House released a video highlighting the personal stories of some of...

White House 'Encouraged' By Immigration Progress

AP | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House says it is "encouraged" by recent progress on efforts to overhaul immigration. White House spokesman Jay Carney cited p...

Elise Foley

Jay Carney Denies White House Involvement In Immigrant Release | Elise Foley | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Jay Carney said on Wednesday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement made its decision to release some immi...

Elise Foley

Jay Carney: Despite Rubio Staff Claims, White House In Contact | Elise Foley | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House press secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday that the Obama administration has been engaged with the offices of members of Congre...

Elise Foley

Big Promotion For White House Official | Elise Foley | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Longtime immigration reform advocate Cecilia Muñoz will serve as the director of the Domestic Policy Council, the White House announced...

Drawing Imaginary Lines in the Constitution: Immigrants and the Economics of Citizenship

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Chen

Conservative lawmakers kicked off the new legislative session with a grandiose reading of the Constitution in the House, and then quickly settled down to shred its most important provisions.

White House Working To Reduce Deportation Risks For Undocumented Immigrants

ProPublica | Marcus Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration has changed the nation's immigration enforcement strategy in ways that will reduce the threat of deportation for millions of ...

Sam Stein

Jan Brewer: We Haven't Felt Any Impact From Boycott Of Our State | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Weeks after a coalition of unions, progressive groups, and Hispanic organizations pledged to boycott Arizona over the state's tough new immigration la...