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Head of National Network Discusses Immigration, Refugee Rights

When President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January, President Barack Obama’s immigration plans could be repealed, leaving its recipient’s futures uncertain.

That's the view expressed by Catherine Tactaquin, executive director of the National Network for Immigrants and Refugee Rights, at a forum this week in Santa Barbara. Read more >

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The Sunday Show on KPFA 94.1 FM: Building a Wall Across America

In the first hour, Building a Wall Across America with Catherine Tactaquin, Executive Director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights. Read more >

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Trump's election brings immigration fears

With or without a wall, barriers to illegal immigration are almost certain to grow when Donald Trump is sworn in as president. Read more >

Battle over immigration policy before Supreme Court sparks trending hashtag campaign

#FightForFamilies was t[r]ending on Twitter Monday as people on both sides of the immigration issue expressed opinions as the U.S. Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments in the case. Read more >

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Hillary Clinton is dead wrong about Bernie Sanders’ immigration record

Last week, Clinton slammed Sanders for voting against reform in 2007. Read more >

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Reno church joins growing immigrant sanctuary movement

Arlene Torres was not planning on a birthday celebration for her son, who turns 10 in a week. Read more >

Are Open Borders the Solution to the Refugee Crisis?

Activists and experts debate who really benefits from opening borders: migrants or corporations

(Oct. 12, 2015) Around the world, borders are tightening as fast as they are dissolving. Even as thousands of desperate migrants from war-torn and impoverished parts of the Global South cross into the European Union, Donald Trump is vowing to build an invincible U.S.-Mexico border wall. Is it time to rethink borders? Or even to envision a world without them? Read more >

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Banking on Detention: Local Lockup Quotas and the Immigrant Dragnet

New report from Detention Watch Network and the Center for Constitutional Rights explores immigrant detention and lockup quotas within ICE's facilities under the Obama Administration.  Read more >

Who Will Lose Under Obama's Executive Action?

Under President Obama’s historic executive action announced Thursday, Maru Mora Villalpando, a Washington State-based undocumented immigrant activist with the #Not1More campaign, could win a three-year reprieve Read more >

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Asian American Advocates Say Immigration Action Falls Short

President Obama's executive action to enact temporary deportation relief for millions of undocumented immigrants received mixed reviews among Asian Americans, with many leaders and legal experts expressing dismay the president's plan did not go further. Read more >

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