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Deportation Up in 2013; Border Sites Were Focus

The Obama administration carried out 438,421 deportations in 2013, a record number, bringing the total for Presiden Read more >

The US wants to help Central Americans - by letting fewer refugees in

On Tuesday, the Obama administration announced how many refugees will be allowed to enter the US from now until next September. Read more >

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Obama Approves Plan to Let Children in Central America Apply for Refugee Status

WASHINGTON — President Obama has approved a plan to allow several thousand young children from Central American countries to apply for refugee status in the United States, providing a legal path for some of them to join family members already living in America, White House officials said Tuesday. Read more >

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Obama Said to Weigh Delaying Action on Immigration

WASHINGTON — Under pressure from nervous Democratic Senate candidates in tight races, President Obama is rethinking the timing of his pledge to act on his own to reshape the nation’s immigration system by summer’s end, and could instead delay some or all of his most controversial proposals until after the midterm elections in November, according to people Read more >

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5 things Obama may do to change immigration system

(Aug. 27, 2014) After two years of failed attempts in Congress and months of internal deliberations, President Obama is likely to go it alone in the coming weeks and roll out a series of unilateral changes to the nation's immigration system. Read more >

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White House considers proposals to sharply increase legal immigration

The White House is considering proposals from business and immigrant rights groups that are pressing President Obama to provide hundreds of thousands of new green cards for high-tech workers and the relatives of U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Read more >

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America’s Continuing Border Crisis: The Real Story Behind the “Invasion” of the Children

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Five Children Murdered After They Were Deported Back To Honduras

Between five and ten migrant children have been killed since February after the United States deported them back to Honduras, a morgue director told the  Read more >

Mapping Migration in the United States

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Ousted CBP Chief Says Shootings Covered Up

More than two dozen people have died in violent clashes with U.S. Customs and Border Protection since 2010. Despite public outrage over some of the killings, no agent or officer has faced criminal charges – or public reprimand – to date. Read more >