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Special Report: Slamming the door - How Trump transformed U.S. refugee program

WASHINGTON/KAKUMA, KENYA (Reuters) (Sept. 12) - On Jan. 19, 2017, Aden Hassan’s long wait to start a new life ended when he stepped off a plane in Columbus, Ohio, half a world away from the Kenyan refugee camp where he had lived for a decade. Read more >

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Judge Wants Monitor for Detained Immigrant Kids

LOS ANGELES (CN) – A federal judge in Los Angeles said Friday that consistent problems at facilities housing undocumented children require an independent monitor to review potential violations of a settlement that sets standards for their detention. Read more >

THESE WALL STREET COMPANIES ARE READY TO CASH IN ON TRUMP’S BORDER WALL

MUCH OF THE discussion on President Donald Trump’s border wall has focused on its cost and impracticality, as well as the anti-immigrant and racist rhetoric it embo Read more >

Class-action suit claims Border Patrol violates immigrants' civil rights

During a six-month period in 2013, people detained by the Border Patrol near Tucson were regularly held more than 24 hours in temporary facilities, breaking the agency's own policies and subjecting immigrants to freezing, overcrowded cells without access to food, water, medical care and legal council, according to a new federal class-action lawsuit. Read more >

New Resources: Immigration, Immigrant Communities and the 2012 Elections

With the general election now less than a month away, media coverage on the impact of the "immigrant vote" is escalating, while on the ground, community-based groups have ramped up their education and outreach. Read more >

NNIRR Commentary - Obama’s Executive Action Is a Historic Step – But We Need Fairness and Justice for All

Stop Detentions and Deportations, Roll Back Militarization of the Border Read more >

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