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Massachusetts top court: State can't comply with immigration detainers

Massachusetts police do not have the authority to detain illegal immigrants solely to buy time for federal law enforcement officials to take them into custody, the state's top court ruled on Monday. Read more >

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Lawmakers Just Introduced a Dream Act Bill. What Does It Mean for You?

Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced(1) a bipartisan bill called the Dream Act of 2017. Read more >

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Supreme Court allows Trump travel ban enforcement, but says it must allow broader exemptions for relatives

The Supreme Court on Wednesday once again compromised on President Trump’s travel ban, saying the government may enforce tightened restrictions on refugees for now but also must allow into the country more travelers from six mostly Muslim countries who have family members already here. Read more >

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Why Trump's travel ban hits women the hardest

Trump’s “Muslim ban” is a frontal assault on many universal human rights principles. Read more >

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Trump Administration Appeals Latest Travel Ban Ruling to the Supreme Court

The Trump administration is seeking to close a legal window opened for tens of thousands of refugees to enter the United States, appealing a federal judge's order directly to the Supreme Court. Read more >

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Trump crafting plan to slash legal immigration

Donald Trump and his aides are quietly working with two conservative senators to dramatically scale back legal immigration — a move that would mark a fulfillment of one of the president's biggest campaign promises. Read more >

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