Tag: immigration

Deportations Are Down For The Third Year In A Row

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December 29, 2015 

In a trend showing both the impact of the Obama administration’s immigration programs and a greater overall shift in immigration, ICE deportations are down for the third year in a row. In 2015, 235,413 people were deported as opposed to 315,934 in 2014. This decline is further down from the year before. There is also….

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Pope Francis To Celebrate Mass At U.S./Mexico Border

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December 15, 2015 

Pope Francis, the first Latino pontiff, will be visiting Mexico in February and will conduct a mass at the U.S./Mexico border at Ciudad Juarez. Pope Francis has been an outspoken advocate for undocumented immigrants and others who wish to come to the U.S. so it is not a big surprise that he would make this….

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The Supreme Court To Review Obama’s DAPA Immigration Plan

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December 04, 2015 

The Supreme Court will review President Obama’s landmark executive decision on immigration, DAPA, early next year. 26 states, mostly with Republican governors, sued the president to try and stop the executive action claiming that it exceeded his constitutional authority. The court agreed this week to hear the administration’s side of things in a timely manner…..

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China Has Overtaken Mexico In Number Of Immigrants To The U.S.

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May 04, 2015 

In a trend that’s sure to surprise many anti-immigration and border control advocates, China is now the number one place from where immigrants are coming to the United States. In 2013 147,000 Chinese people immigrated to the United States. That’s compared to 125,000 from Mexico and 127,000 from India. So, really Mexico is only in….

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“Orange Is The New Black” Star Recalls Parent’s Deportation

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November 19, 2014 

Diane Guerrero is on top of the world right now. Not only is she one of the principals on Orange is the New Black but she also has a recurring role on Jane the Virgin. But she wasn’t always so lucky. At the age of 14 her parents and brother were deported back to Colombia….

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