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Immigrants calling for administrative relief arrested at White House

Like many undocumented immigrants, Oscar Alfaro said he came to the United States to escape poverty and earn enough money to support his family. He has been living in Washington, D.C., for the past 15 years where he has been working, paying taxes and raising his two daughters. 746 more words

Immigration

Amnesty Now: Lawmaker Claims Obama Will Legalize 5 Million

“Get ready,” says Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (IL-D) in an MSNBC interview. “It’s music to my ears that someone would have a source at the White House that say it’s five million.” 475 more words

Current Affairs

California Lawmakers Target Immigrant Driver's License Scams

SACRAMENTO (CBS / AP) — Legislation sent to the governor’s desk Tuesday intends to crack down on people who try to make immigrants pay unnecessary fees for driver’s licenses. 422 more words

News

Jails place limits on more undocumented detainees

KIMT News 3 – More than 22 Iowa county jails are requesting a court order from a judge, before taking in undocumented immigrant detainees.

A new study from the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa shows that a number of these county jails say they’re just too crowded. 186 more words

Iowa

The great recession: staying in place

by Julie Cosgrove.

When Tania Mora graduated from high school four years ago, she fell into a funk because as an undocumented immigrant, she felt she had no future.   1,516 more words

Houston State Senator: National Guard Will Help Secure the Border

(HOUSTON) — National Guard troops are now being deployed to secure Texas’ border with Mexico.  The move will cost the state $12 million a month. 227 more words

Local

You Keep Your Card: DREAMers Meet King

(This article was also published on DailyKOS).

Public policy has personal consequences and it concerns me that an elected official of my country doesn’t seem to realize that. 387 more words

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