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Reform moving forward despite courts: Obama

Reform moving forward despite courts: Obama

02/25/15 08:19PM

President Barack Obama explains that resistance to immigration reform by Republicans and sympathetic judges was not unexpected, and while legal battles take place, elements of reform within his executive powers can still move forward. watch

Real reform requires Congress to pass a law

Real reform requires Congress to pass a law

02/25/15 08:16PM

President Barack Obama explains that while his administration is trying to do what it can not to prioritize deportations that split immigrant families, ultimately his executive actions are only temporary and Congress needs to pass immigration legislation. watch

Obama actions aim to fill policy gaps

Obama executive actions aim to fill immigration policy gaps

02/25/15 08:11PM

President Barack Obama addresses the concerns of an Afghanistan war veteran who is fighting to keep his mother from being deported, explaining how a new executive action would cover his mother's situation and what other options exist to assist immigrants. watch

President Barack Obama takes part in a MSNBC town hall event on immigration in Miami, Florida on Feb. 25th, 2015. (Photo by Charles Ommanney for MSNBC)

Fiery Obama slams GOP's immigration position at MSNBC town hall

02/25/15 07:00PM

A defiant President Obama pledged on Wednesday to do everything in his power to overhaul the immigration system and veto anything that stood in his way. At the same time, Obama challenged voters concerned about the issue to hold Republicans accountable for killing reform efforts. ... read more

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What you need to know ahead of Obama's town hall

02/25/15 06:51AM

When President Obama speaks directly to the Latino community at a town hall event in Miami Wednesday, it will be exactly one week after the first phase of his immigration actions were supposed to kick in. But instead of taking a victory lap, Obama will be forced to address the legal setbacks that have put his actions on hold and reassure a... read more

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington on Feb. 24, 2015.

Republicans wave white flag to avert DHS shutdown

02/24/15 06:15PM

With just more than three days left until funding for the Department of Homeland Security is slated to run out, the Senate’s top Republican leader said he is willing to give up on his party’s efforts to sink President Obama’s immigration actions in order to avoid an agency shutdown. ... read more

US President Barack Obama addresses the House Democratic Caucus retreat on Jan. 29, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pa. (Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty)

Why Obama ultimately will win on immigration

02/24/15 10:50AM

MSNBC’s televised town hall discussion with President Obama on Wednesday comes at an important time in the debate over how to best improve our immigration system. Last week, a federal judge in Texas blocked the implementation of parts of the president’s executive actions on immigration, which would provide deportation relief for millions. And... read more

President Barack Obama speaks during a town hall meeting in Washington, DC, on July 21, 2014. (Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty)

What do you want to ask the president?

02/20/15 09:33AM

MSNBC and Telemundo will present an exclusive town hall with President Barack Obama on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. We want to know what YOU would ask the President about immigration. Submit your question below and it may be asked live during the town hall! read more