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Today's top immigration headlines from across the country.

English (en español al final de la página): Politico: Trump Taps Kelly for DHS By Ted Hesson CBS: What can Obama do to help protect DREAMers from Donald Trump? By Reena Flores Houston Chronicle: Trump’s Homeland Security pick signals priority of border security By Bill Lambrecht Medill Reports Chicago: Immigrants use Snapchat to Amplify Their … Continue reading »

Today's top immigration headlines from across the country.

English (en español al final de la página): New York Times: Trump Appears to Soften on Deporting Thousands of Young Immigrants By Amy Chozick New York Times: Donald Trump Picks John Kelly, Retired General, to Lead Homeland Security By Mark Landler and Maggie Haberman Associated Press: Trump chooses hardliners but talks softer on immigration By … Continue reading »

Today's top immigration headlines from across the country.

English (en español al final de la página): Los Angeles Times: Santa Ana declares itself a sanctuary city in defiance of Trump By Cindy Carcamo Chicago Tribune: Emanuel’s latest immigration move: A task force to come up with a website By John Byrne Daily Kos: California officials build wall of resistance to Trump’s immigration scheme … Continue reading »

 

Today, Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) held the Senate floor to remind listeners of the DREAMers’ contributions in response to President-elect Donald Trump’s vow to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As Nelson emphasized, the 750,000 DREAMers who currently have work permits under DACA are our neighbors, classmates, colleagues, and yes, U.S. military veterans. On … Continue reading »

Tomorrow, the U.S. Supreme Court will discuss whether to hear U.S. v Texas – the legal case that has blocked President Obama’s decision to confer protection against deportation and work permits to individuals who are low priority for immigration enforcement.  In anticipation, two new must-read pieces assess what’s at stake and why the Supreme Court should take … Continue reading »

Diverse Voices Speak Out Against Attempts to Block Refugee Resettlement A recent wave of pro-refugee developments show that despite the rhetoric surrounding the debate, leaders and communities across the country support refugee families and their continued resettlement in the U.S. This week, faith leaders, lawmakers, and national security experts added their voices to the growing … Continue reading »