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Immigration Reform and Millions of Families Face a Divided Court

Immigration Reform and Millions of Families Face a Divided Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Supreme Court justices expressed sharp skepticism about President Barack Obama’s immigration efforts Monday, leaving his actions to help millions of people who are in the country illegally in the hands of a seemingly divided court. As hundreds of pro-immigration demonstrators and a smaller number of opponents filled the sidewalk outside the […]

Immigrants Call for Unity as Justices Consider DAPA and DACA

Immigrants Call for Unity as Justices Consider DAPA and DACA

WASHINGTON (AP) — The raging political fight over immigration comes to the Supreme Court on Monday in a dispute that could affect millions of people who are in the United States without documents. The court is weighing the fate of Obama administration programs that could shield roughly 4 million people from deportation and grant them […]

Un pequeño oasis: Familias inmigrantes comparten en un parque en la frontera entre los Estados Unidos y México

Un pequeño oasis: Familias inmigrantes comparten en un parque en la frontera entre los Estados Unidos y México

Las políticas de inmigración de los Estados Unidos separan a las familias con demasiada frecuencia, sin embargo, en un pequeño lote de tierra que se extiende sobre la frontera entre los Estados Unidos y México, las familias que han sido separadas se pueden reencontrar, aunque sea por unas pocas horas. Durante los fines de semana, […]

U.S. Boosts Deportations of Immigrant Youth and Parents

U.S. Boosts Deportations of Immigrant Youth and Parents

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is openly and unapologetically stepping up efforts to find and deport unaccompanied children and families who arrived in the U.S. in the 2014 surge of illegal crossings. The politically fraught endeavor is a follow-through on a nearly 2-year-old warning that those immigrants who don’t win permission to stay in […]

N.M. Families Win Six-Year Fight to Preserve Driving Privileges

N.M. Families Win Six-Year Fight to Preserve Driving Privileges

In New Mexico, immigrants won a long-running battle to keep driving this month, when policymakers enacted a new plan that allows adults who are documented and undocumented to continue applying for licenses. The New Mexico law also brings the state in line with federal regulations.  On March 8, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez signed legislation […]

Defeat of ‘Anti-Immigrant’ Bills Is Hailed by Fla. Advocates

Defeat of ‘Anti-Immigrant’ Bills Is Hailed by Fla. Advocates

Immigration reform advocates in Florida marked the end of the state legislative session on Friday with what they are calling “wins” on nine pieces of legislation that they say are detrimental to new Americans.  The victories, they said, were the result of immigrants and their allies throughout the South expressing their views, sharing family stories […]

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