The Trump administration announced plans to erect 150 miles of barrier on the border, involving large numbers of contractors

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Trump administration policies that discourage immigrants from coming forward could hamper efforts to contain the epidemic.

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Confusion, sorrow and outrage are rippling across some immigrant communities after the announcement of a Trump administration policy that is expected to all but shut down family-based immigration from four countries, including Myanmar.

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This is the second in a series of excerpts from Deconstructed: An Insider’s View of Illegal Immigration and the Building Trades, co-written by Rational Middle executive producer Loren Steffy.  For more about E-Verify and its shortcomings, listen to the latest episode of the Rational Middle podcast. A decade before the 9/11 attacks, the North American […]

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From CBS News Washington — The Trump administration on Monday began enforcing stringent income-based requirements for green cards and certain visas, instituting the most ambitious unilateral effort in recent history to change the nation’s legal immigration system. After multiple legal barriers blocking the implementation of the new requirements were cleared by the conservative-leaning Supreme Court, […]

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey spent years opposing divisive anti-immigration legislation, then embraced it this year before being forced to backtrack after business groups revolted.

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Needing to see for ourselves what was going on, we ended up doing days of volunteer work with asylum seekers.

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The Trump administration has been pushing lawmakers to back its merit-based immigration proposal. But public support is nowhere to be found on Capitol Hill.

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This is the first of several excerpts from Deconstructed: An Insider’s View of Illegal Immigration and the Building Trades, co-written by Rational Middle executive producer Loren Steffy. To learn more about this project, listen to the latest episode of the Rational Middle podcast. Hector had worked for the same company for 13 years. He’d been […]

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Agency called for SWAT teams to "knock on doors" in cities that bar local law enforcement from assisting federal immigration authorities.

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The move escalates a clash between the administration and the state over a law that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses.

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Pilot projects could lead to the Trump administration storing genetic material from children as young as 14 years old in the name of fighting crime.

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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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As lawmakers, immigration attorneys and advocates call for the end of the Migrant Protection Protocols, the Department of Homeland Security announced it would expand to include Brazilians.

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Three years after President Trump vowed to build a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico to stop illegal immigrants, a much more effective obstacle has emerged: Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

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How we handle immigration shows who we are as a nation

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Donald Trump’s administration is encouraging low-skilled Mexican migrants to come to America, legally

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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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