Tag Archives: Immigration Reform

Unexpected Benefits of Obama’s Immigration Executive Actions

A central criticism of Barack Obama’s November executive orders for immigration reform is that they were not well thought-out and leave room for possibly detrimental interpretations. That certainly seems true in terms of how taxes are being applied to deferred … Continue reading

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The 2015 Federal Budget and Immigration Reform

The federal budget of the United States is often used to achieve certain political goals of Senators and Congressmen and this year is no exception. However, one of the big items up for leverage this budget season is immigration reform. … Continue reading

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DACA and DAPA Delayed by Court Decision

The expanded rules for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) have been temporarily delayed by a federal court’s injunction on February 16, 2015. The injunction was filed by Judge Andrew S. Hanen of … Continue reading

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Is Strengthening Borders the Solution to Immigration Reform?

Immigration reform is always a contentious issue and is only made more difficult when certain concepts become associated with U.S. political parties. It is generally accepted that more conservative politicians opt for border control, which is a political buzzword that … Continue reading

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What Is Secure Communities and Why Is it Coming to an End?

President Barack Obama’s most recent executive orders on immigration reform not only created programs that allows for undocumented immigrants to apply for deferral of deportation, but it also announced the end of a deportation enforcement program. The Secure Communities and … Continue reading

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Has Obama Done Enough for Immigration Issues?

A recent Politico article quoted Representative Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.) as rating Barack Obama with a B+ for his efforts on immigration in his two terms as president so far. Rep. Sanchez is the newest chairwoman for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, … Continue reading

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Immigration Reform Advocates Rush to Generate Support

Immigration advocates are encouraging undocumented immigrants in the United States to prepare for applying for Barack Obama’s newest immigration reform executive action. This movement of support for the so-called DACA and DAPA programs is a reaction to Republicans’ expression of … Continue reading

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