As early as this month, the U.S. Supreme Court could issue a decision that would mean the end of deferred action for Paz and hundreds of thousands of other young immigrants.

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Designed to slow legal immigration and strengthen the Department of Homeland Security’s ability to enforce immigration laws, some of the changes create obstacles in the immigration process. Others streamline the path to obtain immigration benefits.

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It’s not just Mexicans: New U.S. immigration policies are stranding the world on America’s southern border.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is the first governor to opt out of the refugee program — and it’s not the first time. In 2016, citing nebulous security concerns, he formally withdrew the state from the refugee resettlement program. In that case, though, the federal government continued to place refugees in Texas, in collaboration with local agencies.

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Today’s hostile political environment would make it hard to work out an immigration deal.

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Public safety requires police to work with and serve immigrant communities. `We’re going to have to handle this without Congress.'

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A series of federal immigration raids swept up nearly 700 undocumented workers, creating opportunities — and some ethical concerns — for American-born residents. Read the rest of the New York Times story.

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Immigration attorneys say pricey commissary goods are part of a broader strategy by private prisons to harness cheap inmate labor that lowers operating costs and boosts profits.

Immigrants and activists say facilities such as those owned by Boca Raton, Fla.-based Geo Group Inc., the nation’s largest for-profit corrections company, deliberately skimp on essentials, even food, to coerce detainees to labor for pennies an hour to supplement meager rations.

Read the rest of the Reuters story here.

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No president has been sued over his immigration policies as much as Donald Trump. Here’s an analysis of the key immigration cases against the Trump administration and issues facing the courts.

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The long-run health of the United States economy is in serious danger from a self-inflicted wound: the Trump administration’s big cuts in immigration.

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President Trump’s immigration policies -- rooted in the belief that America has run out of room for even legal migrants -- threaten the cycle of how cities rejuvenate themselves.

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On the latest episode of our podcast, Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw discusses his perspective on border security and immigration reform.

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In our latest podcast episode, Yael Ross, director of the Center for New American Children, discusses the relationship between immigration and education, and the importance of closing the achievement gap.

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In our latest podcast episode, Stan Marek, an influential voice in the Houston business community, discusses how he thinks we could make it easier to fill job vacancies in construction and other industries dependent on immigrant labor and grow the American economy.

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Several prisons and jails threatened with closure in Louisiana have started housing asylum seekers and other migrants over the past year, making the state an unlikely epicenter for immigrant detention.

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The Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965 was seen as largely symbolic when President Lyndon Johnson signed it into law. But in the decades since, the measure has led to a significant immigration demographic shift in America.

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The Trump administration is shifting some of the caretaking of migrant children toward the private sector instead of the largely religious-based nonprofits that have long cared for migrant children, an AP/PBS investigation found.

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The U.S. population gained immigrants last year at the slowest pace since 2008, according to an analysis of census data. President Trump’s approach to immigration is seen as the likely cause.

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In the first episode of the Rational Middle of Immigration podcast, we discuss how Houston has struggled through a shortage of construction workers to rebuild itself after Hurricane Harvey.

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HBO’s “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver” broke down the four major paths to legal immigration in the United States on its Sept. 15 episode. Do you think that people who want to come to America should just “get in line”? If only it were that simple.

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