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John Boehner
Obama makes his case for immigration action
Obama makes his case for immigration action

Years after vowing to make immigration a centerpiece of his administration, President Barack Obama outlined a sweeping set of polices Thursday that would shield millions of people who are living illegally in the country from deportation — a controversial move that could redefine his remaining two years in office. Without a vote from Congress, Obama set in motion an effort that could temporarily protect more than 5 million immigrants from deportation and give them the ability not only to come out of the shadows but also to work in the country legally. "Are we a nation that tolerates the hypocrisy of a system where workers who pick our fruit and make our beds never have a chance...