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OBAMA OFFERING IMMIGRATION PLAN AS BACKUP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is downplaying its draft immigration proposal as merely a backup plan if lawmakers don’t come up with an overhaul of their own. It won’t be necessary, Republican and Democratic lawmakers alike are telling the Obama administration. White House chief of staff Denis McDonough said...
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Obama Prepares His State Of The Union Address

Will it be a World Heavyweight Boxing Match or a Broadway Opening Night performance? Will it have the thrills and spills of a NASCAR race? Or will it have the numbing predictability akin to watching partisan paint drying? After two thunderous rounds of applause – one during President Barack Obama’s...
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Obama’s Inauguration Plans Smaller, Yet Grand

President Barack Obama’s second inauguration is shaping up as a high-energy celebration smaller than his first milestone swearing-in, yet still designed to mark his unprecedented role in American history with plenty of eye-catching glamour. A long list of celebrity performers will give the once-every-four years rite of democratic passage the...
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Obama’s Uncle Granted New Immigration Hearing

———————- Picture Credit- AP ———————— The US president’s uncle has been granted a new deportation hearing. Onyango Obama, who lives in Massachusetts, is from Kenya but has lived in the US for decades. He is the half-brother of the president’s late father. Mr Obama was ordered by an immigration judge...
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Obama rails against ‘modern slavery’ of trafficking

US President Barack Obama has decried human trafficking as “modern slavery”, while outlining new measures to tackle the problem. He called trafficking an “outrage”, in remarks to an annual global forum organised by ex-President Bill Clinton. International efforts were needed to help more than 20 million trafficking victims, said Mr...
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Obama ends young migrant deportations

US President Barack Obama has announced an immediate end to the deportation of illegal immigrants who came to the US as children, describing the move as “the right thing to do”. Those aged between 16 and 30 who have lived in the US for five years could now be eligible...
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