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Agency weighs skirting Congress on immigration

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The Obama administration, unable to push an immigration overhaul through Congress, is considering ways it could go around lawmakers to let undocumented immigrants stay in the United States, according to an agency memo.

The internal draft written by officials at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services outlines ways the government could provide “relief” to illegal immigrants — including delaying deportation for some, perhaps indefinitely, or granting green cards to others — in the absence of legislation revamping the system.

via Agency weighs skirting Congress on immigration – Yahoo! News.

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July 31, 2010 at 11:49 am

Financial Regulatory Bill Approved by House Gives Feds Power to Subpoena Any Record from Any Financial Institution

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The final version of President Barack Obama’s financial regulatory bill, hammered out in negotations between House and Senate Democrats, contains a provision that grants the federal government the power to subpoena any financial information it wants from any financial institution without showing probable cause that a crime has been committed.

via CNSNews.com – Financial Regulatory Bill Approved by House Gives Feds Power to Subpoena Any Record from Any Financial Institution Without Establishing Any Probable Cause.

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July 11, 2010 at 2:18 pm