Obama dismisses GOP shutdown threat on immigration

Obama dismisses GOP shutdown threat on immigration AP| 11/16/2014 2:00 AM EST |RePost: 11/18/2014 2:17:32 PM| BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — President Barack Obama says the threat of a government shutdown by Republicans doesn’t affect the timing of his executive action on immigration. He says the main factor is getting it right. He says any action he takes will require changes to how the Homeland Security Department operates. Obama is considering […]

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Obama: Past week was strong for US leadership

Obama: Past week was strong for US leadership AP | Nov. 16, 2014 1:34 AM EST|RePost: 11/18/20142:14:18 PM| BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — President Barack Obama says the past week he spent in the Asia-Pacific region proved to be a “strong week for American leadership.” Obama cites progress in the areas of trade, climate change and the fight against the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. He says that headway that was […]

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Immigration Executive Orders: What’s the difference?

Ronald Reagan campaigning in 1979

Reagan And Bush Made Immigration Executive Orders | Business Insider >by: Andrew Taylor, Associated Press 11/17/2014, 10:07 AM |RePost: 11/18/2014 1:53:15 PM| WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s anticipated order that would shield millions of immigrants now living illegally in the U.S. from deportation is not without precedent. Two of the last three Republican presidents — Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush — did the same thing in extending amnesty […]

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