Stalemate on Immigration
With Congress divided, Obama to go his own way on immigration
By Tom Cohen, CNN
updated 8:23 AM EDT, Tue August 5, 2014
Washington (CNN) — With Congress mired in dysfunction over immigration, President Barack Obama says he’ll do what he can to sidestep the legislative logjam.
One possibility: using presidential authority to remove the threat of possible deportation for a few million immigrants living illegally in the country, a step that conservatives decry as amnesty.