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Residents, immigration leaders hopeful following President Obama's announcement on taking executive action

The president said that he will ask for

The president said that he will ask for emergency funds from Congress to secure the border. (July 1, 2014 5:18 PM)

Residents and immigration leaders say they are hopeful following President Obama‚Äôs announcement that he is ready to act on immigration reform alone if he has to.

Obama said he will not wait for House Republicans to take action on immigration reform, and will use executive authority without Congressional approval if necessary. The announcement came after House Speaker John Boehner told...

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