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Executive orders in immigration: President Obama to follow past presidents in executive action

President Obama, backed into a corner by Congress, must fix immigration with a pen and phone. The New York Times reports that the President, behind closed doors, is working on executive actions to overhaul immigration. 811 more words

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The Racial Resistance To Immigration Reform In America

Right now the United States is being forced to confront some racial divides – between the Ferguson, MO developments and the Unaccompanied Minor crisis at the US-Mexico Border, it appears that race is under the microscope again.   325 more words

Lansing Immigration Lawyer

More than 60,000 unaccompanied minors need immigration lawyers and volunteer organizations need pro bono help

Congress who failed to take serious action to address an epic immigration crisis left 60,000 unaccompanied minors in the dust. Meanwhile, there are plenty of people with legal talent and non-profits with experience and commitment to volunteer initiatives to help children in need. 563 more words

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Check and Mate

According to Zach Taylor an outspoken former Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent who is the chairman of the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers, “As the government allocates resources to South Texas, it is systematically leaving areas within the U.S., as well as vast swaths of land along the border, unguarded.”  Taylor… 1,274 more words

Dr. Robert Owens

President Obama’s $3.7B funding request is not on the calendar but other proposals are scheduled for hearings before summer break

As the final days and hours of the current legislative session wind down, it looks like there may not be any action on President Obama’s request for funding. 806 more words

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Saratoga Race Course's Back Stretch Workers: More Need for Immigration Reform

I am very fortunate to live in Saratoga Springs, New York. Last Friday was opening day at the Saratoga Race Course, and the weather cooperated. As a result, the crowds were out to watch racing at what I would argue is the country’s finest racing venue. 617 more words

Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Immigration law and policy is complex and there are frequent misunderstandings on both sides of the fence

Many people are misinformed and confused about U.S. immigration law and policy. Misunderstandings among large numbers of people may contribute to the recent increase of undocumented children, and families arriving on U.S. 815 more words

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