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President Obama expected to take executive action on immigration




WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 28: U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House August 28, 2014 in Washington, DC. President Obama spoke on various topics including possible action against ISIL and immigration reform. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 28: U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House August 28, 2014 in Washington, DC. President Obama spoke on various topics including possible action against ISIL and immigration reform. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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The powers of the President of the United States are fodder for debate once again.

Despite protests from Republican leaders, President Obama is expected to make a big announcement in the coming week to take executive action to tackle immigration reform.

Many news outlets have reported that the Commander-in-Chief will assert his executive authority to enforce immigration law as he sees fit. For more on how far the President can go and how his actions might put a nail in the coffin of bipartisan agreement come the new year, Justin Levitt joins Take Two. He's a Constitutional Law Professor at Loyola Law School.