The Great Debate

Revising Obama’s ‘deporter in chief’ policy

By Herman Schwartz
April 8, 2014

In response to angry complaints from the Latino community about the administration’s deportation policies, President Barack Obama ordered a review in March “to see how to conduct enforcement more humanely.” At the same time, however, White House officials said the administration would neither suspend deportations nor expand the opportunities to stay for illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children.

At the crossroads for immigration reform

By Doris Meissner
February 24, 2014

Always uncertain, House of Representatives action on immigration reform now appears definitively on off mode for 2014.