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By Anna Maria Barry-Jester, FiveThirtyEight President Trump’s disparaging comments in an Oval Office meeting last week about Haiti and “shithole” (or “shithouse”) African countries felt like the immigration debate had reached a new place. It has — but not just because of that meeting. There’s been a massive conservative shift in the […]

(Bloomberg) — House Republicans plan to vote next week on legislation to block President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration, days before the president’s State of the Union address on Jan. 20. The tentative plan announced today would seek to block the actions while providing funding for other immigration activities, […]

By David Nakamura President Obama is bracing for a political and legal battle with Republicans next year over his executive actions on immigration, but as he seeks to rally support against the anticipated assault, a lingering frustration among some Latinos could mean renewed pressure on him to do even more […]