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We Stand With DACA

Ending this program would be not just a seriously misguided decision, but an immoral one. In politics, there are not often clear rights and clear wrongs in any given situation. As members of Congress, we know that policy variations and nuances make much of our job an inexact science. But that is not the case when …

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Resolution in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Resolution in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) WHEREAS, In California, the Community College system, Cal State University system, and the University of California system are committed to serving all students who can benefit from a postsecondary education, without regard to race, ethnicity, heritage, religion, national origin, immigration status, age, language, socio-economic status, …

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We are America – DACA recipients, supporters say they are not going anywhere

We are America – DACA recipients, supporters say they are not going anywhere They’d known it was coming, and feared it for months, but still the news landed like a gut punch: President Trump was killing a federal program that shields nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants from deportation. “It’s right now official,” CASA Executive Director Gustavo …

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Trump and Republicans face ‘a defining moment’ on immigration

Trump and Republicans face ‘a defining moment’ on immigration President Trump is hurtling toward a crossroads on immigration — his signature campaign issue and a key source of his law-and-order reputation — where each path before him comes with significant political risks. Trump has temporarily placed the fates of roughly 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought to …

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Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force

Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force http://humantrafficking.ohio.gov/campaign.html Visit Ohio’s Human Trafficking Task Force resources to Learn human trafficking statistics, signs to identify human trafficking, and how to report cases.

Decrying ‘sanctuary cities,’ Texas Gov. Greg Abbott threatens to cut millions to Travis County

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has threatened to cut millions to Travis County over the local sheriff’s pledge that it will no longer fully cooperate with federal immigration officials. Sheriff Sally Hernandez, a Democrat elected in November, said Friday her department would stop honoring all federal requests to detain suspects who might be in the United States illegally, …

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Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Sent to Live with Undocumented Adults Who May Be in US Illegally

Unaccompanied migrant children coming into the United States are being housed with adults who may be here without legal authorization, according to documents retrieved by the Associated Press. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services data shows eight of every 10 children seeking refuge between February 2014 and September 2015 — primarily from Guatemala, …

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Immigration News: Obama DAPA Executive Action SCOTUS Hearing Unites Latino, Immigrant Rights Leaders

On Monday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments from supporters and opponents of President Barack Obama’s 2014 immigration executive actions, all while Latino and immigrant rights groups rallied outside in support of the deferred action programs. In Defense of DAPA and DACA’s Expansion Outside the Supreme Court, Latinos and immigrants, both documented and …

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U.S. plans raids to deport families who surged across border

U.S. plans raids to deport families who surged across border A one-year-old from El Salvador clings to his mother after she turned themselves in to Border Patrol agents on Dec. 7, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas. They had just illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border into Texas. The Department of Homeland Security has begun preparing …

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AILA: Cómo el presidente Obama puede reformar la inmigración en su último año

WASHINGTON, 4 de diciembre de 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Hoy, la Asociación Estadounidense de Abogados de Inmigración (American Immigration Lawyers Association, AILA) divulgó una tarjeta de calificaciones sobre los esfuerzos del presidente Obama en materia de inmigración durante los últimos siete años y emitió recomendaciones sobre cómo reformar la inmigración en el último año …

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