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Sanctuary Cities for Undocumented Individuals Threatened by House Bill

Sanctuary cities across the United States are under threat by the U.S. Congress. Local law enforcement bodies in these cities, which include Dallas, Houston, and Austin in Texas, follow a policy of not investigating the citizenship status of the individuals they arrest, nor reporting the undocumented status of arrested individuals where the individual is not …

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Texas Judge Halts President’s Expanded Executive Action Immigration Plan

Texas Judge Halts President’s Expanded Executive Action Immigration Plan

In 2012, the U.S. government implemented the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides that “certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal.” Deferred action is the use of prosecutorial discretion to …

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President Obama Announces Executive Action on Immigration: Social and Economic Implications

President Obama announced significant reforms to overhaul the nation’s immigration system. Obama will not grant amnesty to millions of undocumented immigrants. Instead, Obama’s executive action on immigration includes providing temporary protections for millions of undocumented immigrants. These protections will allow certain undocumented immigrants to remain and work in the United States, while also receiving federal …

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