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Trump Moves to Block Visas for Pregnant Women on ‘Birth Tourism’

WASHINGTON — The State Department on Thursday moved to empower its visa officers to block pregnant women abroad from visiting the United States in an effort to stop “birth tourism” — trips designed to Read more >

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Cheers as Federal Judge Blocks Trump Order Allowing Localities to Refuse New Refugees

A federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a Trump administration order giving states and localities the power to refuse to resettle refugees. Read more >

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The Trump Administration Has Been Preparing To Expand The Travel Ban, Documents Reveal

The Trump administration has been preparing to expand its travel ban — which bars individuals from seven countries from entering the US — to restrict certain immigrants from several more nations around the world, according to internal government documents obtained by BuzzFeed News. Read more >

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10 US immigration issues to watch in 2020

(Jan. 3, 2020) Last year, the Trump administration rolled out several policies that restricted access to asylum as well as employment-based and family-based immigration pathways. Read more >

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Trump administration takes aim at laws allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses

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'Fundamentally Inequitable': Democratic Lawmakers Decry Trump's Proposal to Hike Immigration Fees

A group of Democratic lawmakers on Monday outlined their opposition to a Trump administration proposal which would increase application and petition fees for immigrants and asylum seekers, calling the plan "fundamentally inequitable and contrary to our nation's values." Read more >

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