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Going solo on immigration: Obama weighs reform options
Going solo on immigration: Obama weighs reform options

Shortly before President Obama left for Asia last weekend, aides gave him an ambitious list of potential actions he can order to change enforcement of immigration laws without congressional approval. Senior aides will give Obama their final recommendations as early as Tuesday. He could make his decision — and unveil the orders — soon after, although no date has been set. He may decide to ease the threat of deportation for as many as 5 million foreigners who are in the country illegally. Whatever he decides is likely to enrage Republicans, who warned after they swept last week's midterm election that any executive action on immigration would spoil chances for...

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