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NASHVILLE — President Barack Obama spoke here Tuesday in an effort to enlist support for his executive action last month to defer the deportations of up to 4 million immigrants living in the country illegally. In brief remarks at a Nashville community center, Obama defended a plan that has provoked […]

The partisan fight over immigration reform is far from over, but one casualty is likely to be the U.S. green card lottery, the tiny program that confers legal immigration status on people from countries underrepresented in America’s melting pot. The Senate’s immigration bill, currently in legislative limbo, proposes to end it, […]