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The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 runs hundreds of pages. It authorizes hundreds of billions in defense spending. And as it stands, the version of the bill approved by the Senate is facing a veto by President Obama.
Colorado immigrant groups are hailing a new pilot program launched this week in Denver and Baltimore that aims to narrow focus on deporting serious criminals that are in the country illegally. The Obama Administration has ordered federal immigration officials to review some 7,800 pending deportation cases in Colorado as part of the six week, experimental program.