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A member of the Secret Service's uniformed division talks with anti-amnesty activists as they gather on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House on Thursday night. | Getty Images

Obama's immigration executive order: Here are the details

WASHINGTON — Under President Barack Obama’s immigration executive order, announced on Thursday, illegal immigrants who have minor run-ins with law enforcement will not have to worry about the incident triggering deportation, according to senior administration officials.

GOP reminding Obama of his flips on immigration exec orders

WASHINGTON — Republicans on Thursday are stepping up their protests over President Barack Obama issuing an executive order to shield some 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation. Obama has a long video trail of him talking about limits of presidential power to change immigration laws with a stroke of his pen and Republicans are highlighting that, including in the video above produced by the House Republican leadership.

Rep. Tammy Duckworth | AP file photo

Rep. Tammy Duckworth has baby girl: Born on Tuesday

WASHINGTON — Rep. Tammy Duckworth D-Ill., and her husband, Bryan Bowlsbey announced on Thursday the birth of a baby girl on Tuesday, who they named Abigail O'kalani Bowlsbey.

U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., participates in a rally Wednesday in front of the White House in Washington, D.C., to urge President Barack Obama to move forward on executive action on immigration. | Evan Vucci/AP

Obama to shield 5 million immigrants; Republicans ponder attacks

WASHINGTON — After much delay, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he will go around Congress and order actions on immigration — which could shield 5 million people from being deported — as newly empowered and outraged Republicans are divided over their next move. Lawsuits? Impeachment? Stop funding the federal government, to trigger another shutdown? Tie up all but the most vital of Obama’s nominations?