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A Sheriff’s Bind: Cross the White House, or the Courts

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments





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Trump Administration Moves to Expand Deportation Dragnet to Jails

| August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments




Federal officials are working with sheriffs on a legal maneuver to gain access to undocumented immigrants in local jails, a practice now limited by the courts.

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Bill Would Give Green Cards to Undocumented 9/11 Volunteers

| July 10, 2017 | 0 Comments




Several Democratic members of New York’s congressional delegation are seeking to protect hundreds of ground-zero workers from deportation.

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Immigration Rules in Bahamas Sweep Up Haitians

| January 31, 2015




A fiercely debated new immigration policy in the Bahamas requires everyone to hold a passport, a rule that human rights groups say unfairly targets people of Haitian descent.

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As Immigration Rules Shift, Migrants’ Joy Is Tempered

| November 22, 2014




Some expressed confusion about how they would obtain the new documents that would allow them to obtain work permits under the president’s plan. And immigrants who came here legally expressed betrayal.




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In Alabama Town, Obama Immigration Move Brings Hope and Sneers

| November 22, 2014




The wave of Latinos hit Albertville in the 1990s, and eventually the city of 21,000 settled into its new reality, whether people liked it or not. And many have not.




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Using Executive Order on Immigration, Obama Would Reverse Long-Held Stance

| November 17, 2014




President Obama is poised to ignore his longtime opposition to a decision that would shield immigrants from deportation without an act of Congress.




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Lens Blog: Deporting Human Rights Abusers

| November 15, 2014




A look back at the role of commanding officers in El Salvador’s civil war, where the military committed massacres and other atrocities. Efforts to deport some of these retired generals have yet to be successful.

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U.S. Immigration Laws Facing New Scrutiny After Killings

| October 29, 2014




The case could create a new problem for the Obama administration, as officials weigh steps the president could take after the Nov. 4 elections to expand protections from deportation for immigrants here illegally.




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