Immigration Reform Groups Urge Obama to Act Alone

Even as Republicans cite their distrust of President Obama as the reason immigration reform has stalled, immigrants' rights groups are calling on him to up the ante, cut out Congress altogether and use his executive authority to grant more relief for immigrants.

While the House Judiciary Committee prepared for a Wednesday meeting to debate reining in what Republicans have called the president's abuse of his executive authority, immigration reform groups said Obama hasn't gone far enough on immigration. The few measures he has issued, the groups said, haven't helped curb record-setting deportation numbers, and they urged the ...

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