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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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Trump unlikely to demand border wall for Dreamers bill

President Donald Trump is sending public and private signals that he is ready to deal on legislation protecting young undocumented immigrants and won't demand funding for a border wall. Read more >

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The Trump Administration Ends Immigration Protection for Dreamers (DACA).

NNIRR Executive Director Catherine Tactaquin spoke with Berkeley Pacific station KPFA's Mitch Jeserich on the morning of Sept. 5, 2017, soon after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Administration's decision to end the DACA program.

Listen to the program on KPFA's Letters and Politics show: Read more >

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Trump Moves to End DACA and Calls on Congress to Act

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to the Obama-era program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation, calling it an “amnesty-first approach” and urging Congress to pass a replacement before he begins phasing out its protections in six months. Read more >

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