Tag Archives: DACA

70 Mayors Announce Legal Action for Immigration Reforms

More than 70 cities and counties sign Texas vs. United States appeal urging immediate implementation of President Obama’s immigration executive action.

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The High Costs of Delaying Executive Action on Immigration

Apart from the economic losses in the coming years if the immigration directives are not allowed to proceed, there are real human costs to maintaining the status quo. Both the economic and human costs have the same root cause: These immigrants have long been an integral part of U.S. communities.

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NYC Immigrants Respond to Delay in Immigration Relief

Immigrants, elected officials, advocates, legal service providers, and faith and labor organizations gather in New York City in a show of unity against the Federal Judge Hanen’s decision to temporarily delay immigration relief.

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Coming Out of the Shadows

Why nearly half of the estimated 1.2 million young adults eligible for DACA haven’t sought deportation relief?

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Friends Like These

GOP presidential hopefuls are cozying up to anti-immigrant extremists and right-wing billionaires.

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Dreamers Need Not Apply for Health Care

Why are hundreds of thousands of young immigrants shut out of affordable health insurance?

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Immigration Groups Join Hands to Help the Undocumented

A consortium of government officials, community and immigration advocates is formed to help the undocumented immigrants take advantage of President Obama's administrative relief.

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Obama’s Immigration Action Doesn’t Go Far Enough

All the undocumented farm workers who harvest our food deserve a chance to live without fear of deportation.

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5 Facts to Know About Obama’s Immigration Action

Using his legal authority, President Obama brings temporary relief to millions of immigrants through executive action. The president’s move is a first step but not a permanent solution.

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Beyond Republicans’ Anti-immigration Agenda

Though Congress can enact permanent immigration legislation, House Speaker John Boehner and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte have repeatedly pushed forward an anti-immigration agenda in the House to stop the expansion of the President’s 2012 executive action known as DACA program. The atmosphere is equally toxic in the Senate where every Republican senator voted in support of a failed effort to prevent new DACA applicants.

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