The news has been rife with headlines about President Obama taking executive action on immigration reform. If he does take action, whom would it affect and when would it occur?
Like many years before, the Congress talked extensively about immigration reform this year, but failed to take any action. What is different now is that President Obama has stated he will takesome sort of action on his own.
So, what can the President do without the Congress’s approval, and who will it affect?
The President cannot unilaterally change who can become a legal permanent resident or a citizen. He...