The Common Good

Immigration Delay Ups The Ante On Obama, GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) - When President Barack Obama announced he was looking for ways to ease deportations without going through Congress, Republicans called it a case study in overreach, arguing that it's Obama - not Republicans - who is undermining prospects for an immigration overhaul by proving he can't be trusted to enforce the law...

"Giving the Republicans space takes away their final excuse," said Jim Wallis, president of Christian social justice group Sojourners. "It's all now focused on John Boehner."