A narrowly divided Supreme Court extended Thursday a life-support line to some 650,000 so-called "Dreamers," allowing them to remain safe from deportation for now.

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From the Los Angeles Times U.S. Customs and Border Protection broke the law by misusing money meant for medical care and food for those in immigration detention, a government watchdog says. Instead, the agency spent the funds on dirt bikes, dog food and leashes, boats and other unrelated items, according to a Government Accountability Office report released […]

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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) alerted its federal employees that furloughs are coming July 20 because of a big budget shortfall caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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From the Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON —  If the president of a country is implicated in running a massive drug-trafficking network, you might think that would be a disqualifier for receiving U.S. aid. But not if the country is Honduras and the Trump administration holds the purse strings. The State Department in recent days has quietly […]

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From the Houston Chronicle WASHINGTON — U.S. Sens. John Cornyn and Ted Cruz — two Texas Republicans — are at odds over how far the Trump administration should go as the White House weighs restricting guest worker visas amid the coronavirus outbreak. Cornyn this week joined a group of senators writing to President Donald Trump, […]

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More children are being deported faster, and jailed parents are given option to separate from kids, fulfilling long-held goals of government

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From the Houston Chronicle WASHINGTON — The state of Texas made more than $420 million off immigrants living in the state illegally in 2018, according to a new Rice University study. The study, which replicates an outdated state comptroller report, finds that for every $1 the Texas state government spends on the estimated 1.6 million […]

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From The Hill Activists and immigrant advocates are sounding the alarm that tens of millions of immigrants are at risk of being left out of COVID-19 testing and treatment in the government’s response to the health crisis. The trillions in stimulus passed by Congress so far in response to the coronavirus crisis provide testing and […]

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From Forbes When Congress passed the CARES Act to provided relief from the coronavirus impact, it sent about $14 billion to institutions of higher education to address the unique impact the virus has had on college campuses. Half of the money sent to institutions must be in the form of emergency grant aid directly to […]

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From CNN Millions of workers aren’t getting any help from the largest emergency aid deal in US history. When stimulus checks start going out across the country, undocumented immigrants won’t be receiving them. That’s not a surprise. They aren’t eligible for most federal benefits. But immigrant rights advocates say leaving this group out of the […]

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My family’s refugee story shows that we can have an immigration policy that is both sane and humane.

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Faced with constitutional challenges to the president’s initiative, the judicial branch has run for cover in a manner that strains credibility.

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A bill pending before the U.S. Senate could give legal status to more than 325,000 undocumented farm workers and reform the H2-A temporary worker program, which is currently plagued by inefficiencies.

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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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