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Trump pushes to sharply cut the number of legal immigrants and move U.S. to a 'merit-based' immigration system

President Trump is pushing forward with his promise of a harder line on legal immigration, endorsing a proposal to slash the number of immigrants admitted to the United States while favoring those with certain education levels and skills. Read more >

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Act now to oppose border wall funding in H.R. 3219

A vote in the House could come soon! Read more >

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Human smuggling is a deadly problem — and hardline immigration policies will make it worse

Sunday’s discovery that between 30 and 40 people had been smuggled across the border in the back of a tractor-trailer — and the subsequent reports that 10 of those people  Read more >

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Haitian advocates start 180-day countdown urging Trump administration to extend TPS

A 10-year-old girl from Miami who could be deported from the U.S. if Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, isn’t extended for Haitians joined a campaign Monday to raise awareness of the issue. Read more >

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Massachusetts top court: State can't comply with immigration detainers

Massachusetts police do not have the authority to detain illegal immigrants solely to buy time for federal law enforcement officials to take them into custody, the state's top court ruled on Monday. Read more >

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Lawmakers Just Introduced a Dream Act Bill. What Does It Mean for You?

Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced(1) a bipartisan bill called the Dream Act of 2017. Read more >

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