Obama on the Issues: From Abortion to War

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  • Barack Obama on Guns
  • Barack Obama on Health Care
  • Barack Obama on Immigration
  • President Obama on Social Security
  • President Obama on Taxes
  • Barack Obama on Terrorism
  • President Obama on War
  • Where Obama Stands on the Issues
  • President Obama on Abortion and Birth Control
  • President Obama on the Economy
  • President Obama on the Federal Debt
  • Barack Obama on Education
  • Barack Obama on Energy and Environment
  • President Obama on Foreign Policy
  • Barack Obama on Marriage Equality


Issued directive in June that immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children be exempted from deportation and granted work permits if they apply, a step that could benefit 800,000 to 1.4 million. Took the step after failing to deliver on a promised immigration overhaul, with the defeat of legislation that would have created a path to citizenship for young illegal immigrants enrolled in college or enlisted in the armed forces.

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