Deferred Action (and Mercy) is Dead—Another Effective Program Killed by the Administration

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For the last decade or so, many immigrants have relied on an unofficial program called “Deferred Action” to obtain time-limited temporary employment permission in cases for which humanitarian considerations called for a degree of mercy that our current legal immigration system does not contemplate.  For example, an undocumented mother whose US citizen child has cancer and needs to be taken …

Obama Can Fix Some Immigration Problems

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From my Editorial in the Atlanta Journal Constitution on August 1, 2014 President Obama has been timid, at best, in using his executive powers to alleviate the current immigration crisis, preferring to wait for what can only be described as a Unicorn– bi-partisan immigration reform.  Recently, the President indicated that he is ready to use this practical tool to inject …