The president was back in campaign mode during his Las Vegas speech, selling his immigration plan and blaming the Republicans for inaction.
The latest split in extremist ranks comes after a decade-long rocky relationship.
There are still about 7 million undocumented immigrants whose status was unchanged by the president's executive action.
Relief from deportation means immigrants get access to jobs, health care and education opportunities, but the extent of the benefits will vary.
Any real benefit to China's economy will probably be the result of factors outside the country.
While the feds officially decide who gets to stay in the country, state laws could determine how Obama's new policies are actually applied.
On the surface, it appears as though Egypt's president is finally beginning to heed the outcry over the nation's recent record on press freedoms.