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White House Pursuing Plan To Expand Immigrant Rights

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 22:  New American citizens watch a presentation by President Obama following a special naturalization cer
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 22: New American citizens watch a presentation by President Obama following a special naturalization ceremony at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on July 22, 2014 in New York City. Over fifty people representing countries from Albania to Burundi took part in the morning ceremony at the American Wing of the museum. The Oath of Allegiance was administered by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Deputy Director Lori L. Scialabba. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Even as President Obama grapples with the crisis of immigrant children arriving at the Southwest border, White House officials are laying the groundwork for a large-scale expansion of immigrant rights that would come by executive action within weeks.

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