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November 2014

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  • White House fact sheet: Immigration accountability executive action
    Posted: 11/21/2014
    The President?s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions will help secure the border, hold nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants accountable, and ensure that everyone plays by the same rules. Acting within his legal authority, the President is taking an important step to fix our broken immigration system.
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  • Immigration Advocates Brace For Big Win, Then Backlash
    Posted: 11/21/2014
    WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama announces his plans Thursday evening to shield potentially millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation, it will represent a victory for immigration reform advocates who have worked decades on the issue.

    Years of failure to move a bill through Congress and stalled efforts to persuade the president to act have left the community dispirited. Now those advocates are bracing for the moment when they finally score a win in the contentious world of immigration politics. But they don't expect even these policy changes to go smoothly, and they have no intentions of stopping there.

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  • Election Leaves Immigration Advocates Frustrated With Obama
    Posted: 11/9/2014
    WASHINGTON -- When CNN announced on Tuesday evening that Colorado Democratic Sen. Mark Udall lost, about 25 young undocumented immigrants and pro-immigration reform advocates in a row house in Washington, D.C., groaned in unison.
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  • Running scared on (popular) immigration didn't help Dems
    Posted: 11/9/2014
    One of the ongoing lessons Democrats refuse to learn is that when they run scared, they lose. Obamacare is the obvious example, particularly in Kentucky, where Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes refused to talk about Obamacare/Kentucky Kynect, even though over 400,000 of her state's residents were newly insured because of the program. "He wants to take away your health insurance" was too obvious apparently. Her campaign argued that talking about it would be engaging in "Washington arguments," because 1) apparently she never intended to go to Washington, and 2) what happens to 400,000 of her constituents is only relevant in Washington.
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