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Coast Guard Reports Surge in Cubans Trying to Reach Florida

Driven by fear that their window is closing, the number of Cuban migrants attempting to reach the U.S. illegally in rafts has surged since the two countries announced they would restore diplomatic relations after 50 years, Coast Guard officials said Monday. Read more >

California begins issuing driver’s licenses regardless of immigration status

In the early hours of Friday morning, as some people trudged back to work after a holiday and others basked in a long weekend, lines had already formed outside motor vehicle offices across California.

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Arizona’s Sheriff Joe disbands controversial immigration raid squad

An Arizona sheriff known for crackdowns on people living in the country illegally is giving up his last major foothold in immigration enforcement efforts that won him popularity among voters but gradually were reined in by Washington and the courts. Read more >

Tucson police no longer enforcing Arizona's immigration status checks

Tucson police said Wednesday they will no longer fully enforce the state's landmark immigration law that requires local police to check the immigration status of people they encounter while enforcing other laws. Read more >

Supreme Court says Arizona must issue driver's licenses to immigrants

The Supreme Court decided Wednesday that Arizona must offer driver's licenses to young immigrants who entered the country illegally as children but were later shielded from deportation by President Obama.

In a 6-3 decision, the justices turned down an emergency appeal from outgoing Gov. Jan Brewer, who argued that the state had the right to decide who gets a driver's license. Read more >

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UN urges EU to take refugees despite anti-migrant protests

Refugees arriving in Europe from war-torn Syria asking for asylum are putting an additional burden for the EU, whose economy is in crisis and where xenophobia is on the rise. Read more >

Vote on Obama immigration nominee will be first test on amnesty

Documented: US Border Patrol Shakedowns of Deported Migrants

Undocumented Immigrants Line Up for Door Opened by Obama

Thousands of people stood in line Sunday at an information session in Los Angeles offering assessments for undocumented immigrants hoping to establish legal status i Read more >

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