President Barack Obama invited a showdown with newly empowered Republicans in Congress, ordering far-reaching changes to the US immigration system that will protect nearly 5 million people from deportation while testing the limits of his presidential powers.
President Barack Obama unveiled his highly anticipated immigration plan Thursday, saying lifting the threat of expulsion from 5 million undocumented migrants would make the system “more fair and just.”
After years of wrangling with Congress over how to fix the U.S. immigration system, President Barack Obama is ready to announce his plan to take action alone.
By Bradley Klapper
WASHINGTON — Congressional authorization of the US war against Islamic State extremists has gone nowhere in the two weeks since President Barack Obama vowed to coordinate with lawmakers on a stronger legal basis for military action. Lawmakers of both parties are frustrated. They say the administration hasn’t outlined what it wants from Congress or […]
US President Barack Obama condemned as “pure evil” the Islamic State’s beheading of American aid worker Peter Kassig after the group released a video showing his body Sunday. Kassig’s parents said they were “heartbroken” by their loss after IS made public the recording in a warning to Washington as it prepares to send more troops […]