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Washington Insider
Mon Aug 11, 2014 01:53 PM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

ADMINISTRATION EXPLORING LIMITS OF PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS REGARDING IMMIGRATION

President Barack Obama has said that since the House so far has been unable to agree on legislation to reform the nation's broken immigration system, he plans to act on his own. However, before taking any steps in that direction, the White House has asked Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to review his options for taking executive action on immigration in the absence of legislation from Congress. Holder ...

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