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NY Dream Act defeated in NY Senate

A bill that would have provided tuition assistance to college-age undocumented youth died in the New York Senate on Monday, March 17. The bill failed in a 30-29 vote, and all 28 GOP Senators voted against the bill. In the New Y...
by Adriana Maestas
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DHS considering two changes to scale back deportations

On Thursday, the White House sent out an announcement after meeting with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus indicating that President Obama had asked the Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to review current pr...
by Adriana Maestas
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House GOP votes on Enforce the Law Act, signaling tough stance on immigration

On Wednesday, the House GOP passed a bill that goes after President Obama’s alleged overreach on issues ranging from Obamacare to education, but notably takes aim at the DREAMers or deferred action recipients, the undocum...
by Adriana Maestas
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Sen. Schumer joins chorus of Senators asking President to halt deportations

On Thursday, Senator Chuck Schumer chimed in about what the President should do if the House fails to pass an immigration reform bill by September. The New York Democrat told Politico: “We remain focused on passing a bala...
by Adriana Maestas
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Better late than never: NCLR’s Janet Murguia calls President ‘deporter-in-chief’

According to a report published in Politico, Janet Murgia, the President of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the nation’s largest Latino civil rights organization, is now calling out the President for his record br...
by Adriana Maestas
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U.S. Border Patrol criticized for use of force in new report

According to a report published in the Los Angeles Times this week, the Border Patrol has not thoroughly investigated agents who have come under criticism for use of force incidences. The report, commissioned by the U.S. Custom...
by Adriana Maestas
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Americans divided over deportations, but majority still supports a path to legal status

The Pew Research Center released a new poll today showing that American adults are evenly divided about the increase in deportations of undocumented immigrants that has been occurring in recent years. Specifically, 45% view the...
by Adriana Maestas
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Gutierrez on GOP Immigration Principles: “Step in the right direction”

One of the most vocal supporters of immigration reform in the House went on MSNBC earlier today and talked about the GOP immigration standards. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) referred to the unveiled GOP standards on immigration ...
by Adriana Maestas
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