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  • Some In Las Vegas Not Sold On Obama's Immigration Pitch

    22 November 2014, 5:20 pm by: Nate Rott

    President Obama made his sales pitch for why five million people should be protected from deportation, Friday. But many in Las Vegas, where Obama defended the executive action, aren't happy about the changes.
  • Obama's Step-Grandmother Continues Educating Young Kenyans

    22 November 2014, 7:51 am by: NPR Staff

    Sarah Obama, 94, received an award from the United Nations on Wednesday, and hopes to raise money during the trip to build a school and hospital in her home village.
  • House Panel Finds 'No Intelligence Failure' Before Benghazi Attack

    21 November 2014, 6:52 pm by: Bill Chappell

    The final report by the House Intelligence Committee concludes the CIA "ensured sufficient security for CIA facilities in Benghazi and ... bravely assisted the State Department" on Sept. 11, 2012.
  • Obama's Immigration Moves Do Little To Help Businesses, Groups Say

    21 November 2014, 6:05 pm by: Yuki Noguchi

    The actions do make it easier for people with work visas to move between jobs. But they don't address something employers have long pushed for: an increase in visas for low- and high-skilled workers.
  • These 'True Tales' Add Nuance To The Immigration Discussion

    21 November 2014, 5:27 pm by: Gustavo Arellano

    President Obama announced an executive action on immigration this week. For an in-depth look at the issue, author Gustavo Arellano recommends two nonfiction collections about Mexican immigrants.
  • Obama's Immigration Action Bittersweet For Many Families

    21 November 2014, 4:50 pm

    More immigrants now qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Robert Siegel talks with Rocio Andiola in Mesa, Ariz. She is now eligible for DACA but her mother isn't.
  • Obama Takes Sales Pitch For Immigration Action On The Road

    21 November 2014, 4:27 pm by: Tamara Keith

    President Obama was in Las Vegas on Friday to explain why he acted unilaterally to give temporary reprieve to millions of illegal immigrants.
  • In Southwest, New Immigration Policies Bring Frustration From All Sides

    21 November 2014, 4:22 pm by: Kirk Siegler

    Anger and disappointment with Obama's executive action has been swift, and isn't just being voiced by anti-illegal immigration groups. Some immigrant rights supporters call the moves inadequate.
  • Speaker Boehner Says The House Will Act On Immigration

    21 November 2014, 10:53 am by: Scott Horsley

    Republican Rep. John Boehner delivered a statement Friday in reaction to President Obama's immigration address, saying Obama is damaging the presidency.
  • Why Would Someone Choose Silence For 17 Years?

    21 November 2014, 9:21 am by: NPR/TED Staff

    For almost three decades, John Francis has been a planetwalker, traveling the globe by foot and sail with a silent message of environmental respect. For 17 of those years he didn't speak a word.
  • How Do Years Of Silence Change Someone?

    21 November 2014, 9:21 am by: NPR/TED Staff

    For almost three decades, John Francis has been a planetwalker, traveling the globe by foot and sail with a silent message of environmental responsibility. For 17 years he didn't speak a word.
  • Who's Dreaming Now? Obama Opponents Do A Weapons Check On Immigration

    21 November 2014, 7:55 am by: Ron Elving

    At the Republican Governors Association meeting in Florida, 2016 presidential contenders vied to be the most outraged. But here too, the focus was less on the policy than on the unilateral process.
  • GOP Rep. Cole Says Obama Is Playing Politics With Immigration

    21 November 2014, 7:44 am

    President Obama outlined his plans to overhaul immigration by executive action in a speech Thursday night. For reaction, Arun Rath talks to Republican Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma.
  • Obama Bypasses Congress To Shield Immigrants From Deporation

    21 November 2014, 5:08 am

    As many as 5 million people who entered the United States illegally will at least temporarily not be subject to deportation.
  • White House Adviser Cecilia Munoz Answers Immigration Questions

    21 November 2014, 5:01 am

    For more on President Obama's immigration plan, Steve Inskeep and NPR's Scott Horsley talk to Cecilia Munoz, assistant to the president and director of the White House Domestic Policy Council.

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