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House Democrats introduce legislation to protect TPS recipients at risk of deportation

November 3, 2017 Read more >

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Protected status no longer justified for Central Americans and Haitians in U.S., State Dept. says

More than 300,000 Central Americans and Haitians living in the United States under a form of temporary permission no longer need to be shielded from deportation, the State Department told Homeland Security officials this week, a few days ahead of a highly anticipated DHS announcement about whether to renew that protection. Read more >

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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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