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DC Decoder Immigration reform: If Obama moves on his own, how big a political risk? (+video)

President Obama may be ready to ease up on deportations, following reported recommendations under consideration by the Homeland Security secretary. That would please key elements of the Democratic base, but infuriate Republicans. 

By Staff writer / April 21, 2014

Alex Leary/The Tampa Bay Times/AP

President Obama has long insisted he does not have the power to waive deportations of illegal immigrants on his own.