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Immigration a major hurdle to Republican unity in Congress

As Republicans gather this week for a three-day strategy session at a Pennsylvania resort, the struggle over immigration is once again vexing their efforts to forge a unified front against President Obama. Read more >

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Queens Prosecutor Creates Office of Immigrant Affairs

The Queens district attorney, Richard A. Brown, announced on Tuesday the creation of a special office to help immigrants navigate the sometimes intimidating criminal justice system and to coordinate the prosecution of immigrant-related crime, including financial exploitation and violence. Read more >

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Call for Ideas: Help Shape a Federal Immigrant and Refugee Integration Strategy

In November 2014, President Obama announced a series of executive actions to fix our broken immigration system. As part of these actions, the President created a White House Task Force on New Americans. Read more >

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Undocumented immigrants in New York get ID cards to open bank accounts


Lupe is a 35-year-old mother of three who immigrated to New York in 2003 from the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz. On Monday, she says, “The system will acknowledge for the first time that I exist.” Read more >

Immigrant advocates prepare for tuition fight

Immigration advocates and critics alike are preparing for a legislative debate on a bill that would end in-state college tuition for students whose parents brought them to the U.S. illegally.

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G.O.P. Aims to Fund Homeland Security While Blocking Obama’s Immigration Plan

WASHINGTON — House Republicans moved Thursday to create a bill that would fund most of the Department of Homeland Se Read more >

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