Executive Discretion as to Immigration: Legal Overview

Executive discretion over immigration matters is informed (and, in some instances, circumscribed) by statutory delegations of authority and constitutional considerations. In some cases, a particular immigration policy or initiative might be premised on multiple sources of discretionary authority.
Country: 
Western Hemisphere Regional
Report For: 
2014
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Issued by: 
Congressional Research Service
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on: 
Mon, 11/10/2014