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DHS on hiring spree to carry out Obama immigration orders, opening ‘operational center’


Obama unveils U.S. immigration reform, setting up fight with Republicans


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Child Deportations Complicate Advancing Obama Border Bill


Same-sex spouses now allowed to apply for U.S. visas , 8/2) Spouses in same-sex marriages will be given the same preferential consideration in their visa applications now enjoyed by those in opposite-sex marriages, Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Friday. Kerry: Same-sex spouses' visas will get equal treatmentCNN (blog) State Department Now Issuing Visas For Same-Sex Couples, Says KerryNewNowNext Highly Cited:Same-sex spouses to get US visa benefitWashington Post In Depth:Same-Sex Couple Visa Applications Will Receive Equal TreatmentHuffington Post See all 33 sources » Related: John Kerry » Same-sex marriage » United States Secretary of State » WASHINGTON - The U.S. See realtime coverage


Senate passes sweeping rewrite of immigration laws



Senate Vote on Border Gives Push to Immigration Overhaul



The financial dividend of immigration reform


Split House GOP threatens immigration reform, Boehner's future


Schumer: Immigration Bill to Pass Senate by July 4


(Time by , 5/30) In tornado-stricken Moore, Okla., undocumented immigrants face great challenges in receiving the aid they need.


Immigration reform clears hurdle (San Jose Mercury News by Matt O'Brien, 5/22) Far-reaching legislation that grants a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. cleared a Senate committee Tuesday on a bipartisan vote that was a victory for Silicon Valley tech businesses that had spent weeks lobbying to ... Related Immigration » United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary » United States Senate »


Senate panel approves sweeping immigration reform billWashington Post - by David Nakamura Senate Judiciary Committee approves immigration overhaul - USA TodayUSA TODAY - by Alan Gomez Opinion:Immigration bill: Gang label amendment goes downLos Angeles Times In Depth:Senate panel passes immigration bill; Obama praises moveReuters - by Caren Bohan


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Rubio "hopeful" for immigration deal this week (CBS by Lindsey Boerma, 4/14) Face The Nation on CBS: Rubio "hopeful" for immigration deal this week - GOP senator says "gang of eight" is on tap to present an immigration ... “Gang of Eight” reaches immigration deal. But will GOP take it? (WP by Jamelle Bouie, 4/11). Hatch helps broker immigration deal for farms, ranches (The Salt Lake Tribune by Matt Canham, 4/12).



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GOP: Leaked WH immigration plan "counterproductive" (CBS News by Jake Miller, 2/17) The seemingly endless budget fight is sucking much of the air out of Washington, but another big initiative - immigration reform - is slowly taking shape. Immigration » White House » White House pushes back on GOP criticism of draft immigration billWhite House Says It Has a Backup Plan on ImmigrationWhite House Immigration Plan Leaked













Major Decisions By The U.S. Supreme Court (NPR Diane Rehm Show 6/26/12) The U.S. Supreme Court has signaled to states that there are limits to their authority in dealing with undocumented immigrants. Yesterday the justices struck down most of Arizona's tough anti-illegal immigration law. Most see the decision as a win for the Obama administration. But supporters of the Arizona law were pleased the court upheld the provision dubbed "show me your papers." It requires police to check the status of suspected illegal immigrants. The nation's highest court also ruled that it's unconstitutional to give juveniles mandatory life sentences without parole. And it declined to revisit its controversial two-year-old Citizens United campaign spending decision. Guests: Jeffrey Rosen - professor of law at The George Washington University; legal affairs editor at The New Republic. Fawn Johnson - correspondent, National Journal magazine. - Michael Scherer - White House correspondent, Time magazine. The paperwork for the program can be downloaded from the Immigration Services website. Related Items The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries That Defined America



Supreme Court Rejects 3 Provisions Of Arizona's Immigration Law ( by ,6/25/12) The U.S. Supreme Court struck down three provisions of Arizona's controversial illegal immigration law in a 5-3 ruling released on Monday. The justices' much-anticipated opinion certainly won't be the last word from the courts on state immigration lawmaking, ... The Supreme Court's ruling struck down these key parts of Arizona Senate Bill 1070, ...
















Obama Makes Immigration Reform Pitch in El Paso (PBS NewsHour YouTube, 5/10/11 )



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