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Rep. Goodlatte’s “Agricultural Guestworker Act” Would Condemn Agricultural Workers to Exploitative Working Conditions

On October 25, 2017, the House Judiciary Committee passed Chairman Goodlatte’s (R-Va.) “Agricultural Guestworker Act,” HR 4092, by a vote of 17-16. Read more >

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Trump lists immigration demands that could derail 'Dreamers' deal

The list will certainly turn off Democrats and even Republicans — many of whom have endorsed providing a pathway to legal status for undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as minors. Read more >

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The White House Has Slashed Refugee Admissions to Record Lows

[October 2, 2017] The White House announced late last week that for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, beginning Oct. 1, 2017, the United States will only admit a maximum number of 45,000 refugees. Read more >

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A round-up of today's news: the resistance continues

DACA: 'hostage' to the White House agenda  Read more >

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White House plans to seek immigration cuts for DACA fix

The White House is close to sending a proposal to Congress that would demand strict immigration measures in exchange for helping people enrolled in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Read more >

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White House Considers Tougher Rules as Part of Immigration Overhaul

WASHINGTON — White House officials are circulating a set of hard-line immigration proposals — including the hiring of 10,000 new immigration enforcement agents — to House Republicans alarmed by President Trump’s pledge to pro Read more >

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