President Obama and Immigration

With President Obama poised to lay out his plans on immigration reform tonight (watch it here or here), we recommend the following as excellent overviews to this controversial move: Executive Discretion as to Immigration: Legal Overview (CRS); the Migration Policy Institute has many informative publications worth a look;  Brookings Institution’s immigration page and this Council on Foreign Relations page are also relevant. A previous blog entry on What Are Executive Orders? will provide background on this type of administrative process.


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