In his State of the Union address, the president described the challenges faced by undocumented youth: many of them are already responding favorably: "I'm a DREAMer and I believe myself to be an American. I have hope."
The legislation requires the government to arrest and detain indefinitely without trial non-citizens suspected of supporting this country's enemies in the "war on terror."
Republican claims that they are trying to create jobs is ludicrous. The Republicans have done everything in their power to kill the jobs bills in Congress.
Trumka said he disagreed and that evidence does not support the claim that significant new job creation would result from such so-called reforms.
This past Friday, the Obama administration announced rule changes in immigration policy that would allow undocumented immigrants to seek a hardship waiver while staying in the United States.
The president said he was forced to make the appointment now, during the current Congressional recess, if the consumer protection agency was to function.
With nearly half of all young people between the ages of 16 and 24 unemployed, the White House today announced the $1.5 billion initiative.
Congress finally passed a two-month extension of long-term unemployment benefits and a Social Security payroll tax cut for workers.