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Unions make push to recruit immigrants affected by president's recent action

Unions are reaching out to immigrants affected by President Barack Obama's recent executive action

GPS used to track some immigrants caught at border

The Homeland Security Department is experimenting with a new way to track immigrant families caught crossing the border illegally and then released into the U.S.: GPS-enabled ankle bracelets. Read more »

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Unions make push to recruit protected immigrants

Unions across the U.S. are reaching out to immigrants affected by President Barack Obama's recent executive action, hoping to expand their dwindling ranks by recruiting millions of workers who... Read more »

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Judge seems skeptical of challenge to Obama immigration plan

A federal judge on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of an Arizona sheriff's lawsuit seeking to halt President Barack Obama's plan to spare nearly 5 million people from deportation. Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Going it alone, Obama rocked the boat in 2014

President Barack Obama rang in 2014 by declaring a "year of action," vowing to strengthen the nation by focusing on fairness, competitiveness and the power of American diplomacy. Since Congress... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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Immigrants line up for Arizona driver's licenses

Many young immigrants protected from deportation under an Obama administration policy are expected Monday to begin applying for Arizona driver's licenses, a privilege first denied by the governor... Read more »

Dec. 22, 2014

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A chance to breach divide for young in Cuba and US

Daniela Martinez long figured that someday she would leave the struggles of daily life in Cuba and join her uncle in the United States, but after the events of the last few days, the 18-year-old... Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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Immigrants build document trails to remain in US

Electricity bills. Speeding tickets. Dentist records. Money order receipts. Read more »

Dec. 20, 2014

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End game: No immigration deal, just divisions

A Congress that began with bright hopes for immigration legislation is ending in bitter divisions on the issue even as some Republicans warn that the political imperative for acting is stronger... Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Govt urges dismissal of lawsuit over immigration

The Obama administration is urging dismissal of a lawsuit that would dismantle the president's immigration program, an initiative designed to spare nearly 5 million people in the U.S. illegally from deportation. Read more »

Dec. 16, 2014

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Immigrants urged not to fear applying for program

A top federal immigration official on Monday urged qualified immigrants to apply for President Barack Obama's reprieve from deportation and sought to dispel fears that a future administration might... Read more »

Dec. 15, 2014

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Senate averts shutdown fears; Democrats rush to confirm nominees

Their power ebbing, Senate Democrats launched a last-minute drive Saturday to confirm roughly 20 of President Barack Obama's nominees, and several Republicans blamed tea party-backed Texas Sen. Ted... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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First Dems, now Senate GOP object to spending bill

First it was objections by House Democrats that stood in the way of passage of a $1.1 trillion catchall spending bill. Now it's the Senate Republicans' turn, specifically Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike... Read more »

Dec. 13, 2014

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Immigrants flock to workshops after Obama reprieve

In small-town community centers, schools, churches and a vast city convention center, immigrant advocates are spreading the word about President Barack Obama's plan to give millions of immigrants... Read more »

Dec. 12, 2014

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Obama tries to reassure immigrants to register

President Barack Obama on Tuesday tried to reassure immigrants that if they register under his new executive action they won't be a priority for deportation in the future, while acknowledging... Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Immigrants in limbo over Obama immigrant rules

When President Obama outlined why he was letting as many as 4 million immigrants stay and work legally in this country last month, it sounded like he was talking about Arturo Hernandez. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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House leaders move on plan to fund government

Sidestepping immigration hardliners, House Republican leaders are moving to make a deal with Democrats to pass a spending bill that would keep the government running past next week. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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House rebukes Obama on immigration

Emboldened House Republicans issued a stern but symbolic rebuke to President Barack Obama over immigration Thursday, passing a bill declaring his executive actions to curb deportations "null and... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Utah one of 17 states suing over executive actions on immigration

Utah is one of 17 states jointly suing the Obama administration over the president's recently announced executive actions on immigration. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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GOP White House prospects clash on foreign policy

Even as they attack President Barack Obama's foreign policy, and with politics turning to the 2016 race for president, the GOP's most ambitious leaders have begun to clash with each other over the... Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Republican-led House plans to vote down Obama immigration

The Republican-led House may vote this week to undo President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, House Speaker John Boehner told lawmakers Tuesday as he sought to give outraged... Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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Obama immigration action may split evangelical coalition

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In announcing his decision to protect nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation, President Obama turned to Scripture, calling on Americans to protect the strangers in their land. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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California pushes to expand immigrant health care

President Barack Obama's executive order to spare some immigrants from deportation has galvanized Democrats, immigration groups and health care advocates in California to push for expanding health... Read more »

Nov. 30, 2014

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Immigrants' chances tied to their state's policies

If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver's license and qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to young people... Read more »

Nov. 29, 2014

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Stateless immigrant desperate to leave US

At a time when millions of immigrants want to stay in the United States, Yury Decyatnik just wants to leave, but can't. Read more »

Nov. 28, 2014

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Immigrants' chances tied to their state's polices

If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver's license and qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to young people granted legal status by President Barack... Read more »

Nov. 28, 2014

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