What Legal Authority Does President Obama Have to Act on Immigration?

Article by David Leopold published in the May 2011 issue of Bloomberg Law Journal exploring three concepts — prosecutorial discretion, deferred action, and parole — that are being discussed in public debates but are frequently misunderstood.

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 11051663.

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