Nov 19, 2014, 9:20am EST
December 12, 2019
Joe Biden’s immigration plan, explained
It starts reckoning with the Obama administration’s legacy, but stops short of some big progressive reforms.
January 19, 2016
The Supreme Court just took the case that will determine Obama's immigration legacy
We'll know by July whether Obama violated the Constitution in 2014, when he tried to protect millions of immigrants from deportation.
March 31, 2015
The government can’t enforce every law. Who gets to decide which ones it does?
A fight over immigration enforcement reveals a fundamental conflict about how government should work.
March 12, 2015
The Obama administration just kicked its immigration lawsuit up to the next level
It's stopped waiting for the federal judge who stopped the president's deportation relief programs, and has asked the Court of Appeals to reinstate them.
March 3, 2015
Are Border Patrol agents threatening to go rogue?
With Obama's executive actions stalled in court, the White House needs immigration agents to fall in line more than ever. But it looks like agents have other ideas.
February 26, 2015
Obama's next big challenge on immigration is bigger than politics
How do you keep unauthorized immigrants from living in fear?
February 18, 2015
4 big questions about what’s next for immigration policy
For the Obama administration, for Congress, and for immigrants themselves
February 17, 2015
The one sentence you need to read to understand the big new court battle over immigration
What it's actually about, and what it isn't.
February 3, 2015
The GOP's plan to fund DHS just failed. Now what?
They have a few options. But can any of them pass?
January 29, 2015
Obama just picked a fight with border agents
And it's not like they were pleased with him to begin with.
January 28, 2015
Did Loretta Lynch just set a time bomb for Obama on immigration?
Her legal standard for "prosecutorial discretion" looks like it's at odds with how Obama's deferred-action programs are actually going to work
January 27, 2015
Boehner's preparing to sue Obama again — over immigration
But how broad is the suit going to be?
January 16, 2015
Why nobody knows how many immigrants Obama's plan will help
The CBO tried to estimate it. But they're probably wrong. Here's why.
January 14, 2015
The GOP wants unauthorized immigrants to live in fear. It isn't doing much to deport them.
The House's response to Obama is a big shift away from "mass deportation."
January 13, 2015
Here’s the Republican strategy for stopping Obama on immigration
...and what will happen when it doesn't pass the Senate
December 19, 2014
One sentence that explains the politics of Obama's immigration actions
Hint: some of them care, some of them don't.
December 16, 2014
Republican judge declares Obama's immigration actions unconstitutional
He was asked about a single immigrant, and took the opportunity to rule against the program
December 4, 2014
The House just passed its first attempt to stop Obama on immigration
It won't go anywhere.
December 2, 2014
Obama flip-flopped on the legality of immigration action. Which time was he right?
Republicans say Obama can't dictate what actions are legal. But they're trying to cite Obama to prove it
December 1, 2014
DREAMers' parents aren't protected by the immigration plan their kids fought for
The tragic irony of Obama's executive actions.
November 24, 2014
Even Latino Republicans don't want the GOP to block Obama's immigration plan
Overall, 90 percent of Latinos support Obama's executive actions.
November 24, 2014
The unique plight of unauthorized LGBT immigrants
For the LGBT community, deportation comes with extra risks.
November 22, 2014
Here’s why you shouldn’t call Obama’s executive action “legalization”
It's not just inaccurate. It's actually harmful.
November 21, 2014
Here's who will be deported under Obama's immigration plan
It looks like the administration's policy on deportations will finally match its rhetoric
November 21, 2014
The most legally aggressive part of Obama's plan is one nobody is talking about
It hasn't been in the political argument, but it's a very aggressive legal strategy.