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Today's top immigration headlines from across the country.

Washington Post: High-profile Harris, low-profile Sanchez campaign at Democratic convention By Vanessa Williams Washington Post: Clinton offers an optimistic vision for the future By Philip Rucker and Anne Gearan Associated Press: AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton’s Speech Associated Press: Clinton using convention to send message to wary GOP voters By Ken Thomas and … Continue reading »

Today's top immigration headlines from across the country.

English (en español al final de la página): Bloomberg: Party Conventions Highlight Growing U.S. Divide on Immigration By Sahil Kapur Politico (Florida): Pro-immigrant groups criticize state lawmaker for defending Trump By Sergio Bustos Associated Press: Bloomberg to Warn of Trump Economic Plans at Dem Convention Associated Press: Obama hopes Clinton can fix what he could … Continue reading »

Today's top immigration headlines from across the country.

English (en español al final de la página): New York Times: U.S. to Admit More Central American Refugees By Julie Hirschfeld Davis Washington Times: White House announces surge for Central American refugees By Stephen Dinan Washington Post: How Karla Ortiz, 11-year-old daughter of undocumented immigrants, made a powerful political case By Janell Ross Politico: Bill … 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 »

Today, by a 289-137 margin, the House voted in favor of legislation that would effectively end the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States.  Following is a statement in response from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund: “This was a shameful day in the U.S. House of Representatives—for both parties.  We … Continue reading »