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  1. Obama Reopens Immigration Debate with Deportation Review

    The President has ordered a review of how the administration handles deportations, he announced at an Oval Office meeting with Hispanic politicians. Obama says he wants to find ways to make the deportation process more humane. Hispanic leaders say he doesn’t go far enough; Obama says the law ties his hands; and Republicans fear Americans will lose jobs and that Obama’s priorities are skewed. But with a bipartisan deal unlikely on an issue of great concern to a key voting block, the president has clearly decided to take a different tack. 

    Sources: NYT, AP, Businessweek

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