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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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Advocates doubt Trump administration will act to stem flow of migrants across Canada-U.S. border

The crossing of migrants into Canada that has now become a thorny issue on the U.S.’s northern frontier was certainly not on horizon until recently

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New Trump travel ban aims to withstand court challenge

WASHINGTON — President Trump scaled back his executive order barring migrants from several predominantly Muslim countries Monday, in an attempt to insulate the controversial ru Read more >

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Interview: how can better policy empower women on the move?

Cameron: One of the assumptions you hear a lot in the press is that most of the people on the move today are unmarried men. Can we start with you giving us a corrective on the realities of women’s migration around the world today? Read more >

Trump renames ban on Muslim immigrants, but removes Iraq from list

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Following a setback in the courts last month, President Donald Trump issued a modified version of the ban Read more >

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EWU Immigration Conference Addresses Student Worries

Cathi Tactaquin, executive director and co-founder of National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR), gave a keynote address to students and faculty at Showalter Auditorium titled “Immigration and the Trump Presidency.” Read more >

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Your Call: Principles for humanitarian immigration policies

(Feb. 15, 2017) We continue our weeklong immigration series by talking about what a fair and humane immigration policy would look like. Read more >

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Amnesty International USA, Coalition Partners Launch Campaign to Fight the Assault on Immigrant, Refugee Rights

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to President Trump’s recent executive orders on immigration and refugees, a coalition of leading human rights, civil rights, legal, and faith-based groups launched a joint initiative today Read more >

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Trump's Executive Orders on Immigration: Interview with NNIRR Director

NNIRR Executive Director comments on President Trump's executive orders on immigration on this show on KPFA 94.1.

Listen here: https://kpfa.org/player/?audio=252120

 

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Your Call: President Obama’s immigration legacy

What is President Barack Obama’s legacy on immigration? Read more >