Immigration

Common Dreams staff
President Obama delivered a televised address from the White House on Thursday night in which explained his plans to take a series of executive actions on immigration policy, including new rules to grant work permits and temporary reprieves from deportation to as many as five million undocumented immigrants. Watch: The full text of the president's...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Just hours before President Barack Obama's scheduled announcement on...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
President Barack Obama will unveil much-anticipated executive actions on...

Further

The humanitarian crisis that is the influx of thousands of unaccompanied kids from Central America stranded at our border has been met with the usual right-wing compassion, aka hysterical protests about an "invasion" of "illegals forced upon us." So when news spread of the expected arrival of 40 (short) invaders in an Arizona town, Tea Party congressional candidate Adam Kwasman turned up to speechify about "the abrogation of the rule of law" and later tell a reporter he'd seen the children on...