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House Passes Immigration Bill Creating a Pathway Toward Citizenship for Dreamers

Virginia Isaad
Undocumented immigrants in the U.S. may have a chance at citizenship with a new bill the House passed on Thursday. The American Dream and Promise Act would allow Dreamers a chance toward citizenship as there is currently no process available...
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All of President Biden’s Immigration-Related Actions So Far

President Joe Biden made a lot of promises about immigration reform during his campaign including a pledge to create a task force to reunite families that were separated at the border during former president Donald Trump’s administration “on his first...
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Biden Pauses Deportations, Preserves DACA and Halts Border Wall Construction

Virginia Isaad
The newly inaugurated President Joe Biden got right to work mainly focusing on undoing the work of former President Donald Trump. Biden signed several executive orders centered on immigration in the U.S. One of the orders pauses deportations in the...
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Google Gave $250K to United We Dream to Help Pay for 500 DACA Applications

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Google announced on Wednesday that it will donate nearly $250,000 to the United We Dream non-profit organization which is the largest immigrant youth-led community group in the country, to help pay the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) application fees...
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Kamala Harris Outlines Immigration Plan Providing Path Toward Citizenship for DACA Recipients

On Tuesday, Vice President Elect Kamala Harris hinted at some major immigration policies and changes that can be expected after she and incoming President Joe Biden take office next week. In an interview with Univision’s Ilia Calderón, Harris spoke on...
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RAICES ‘Kids in Cages’ Installation is Reminder of Border Crisis

Virginia Isaad
In light of the ongoing border crisis, the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) put up more than a dozen chain-link cages in the city (with dolls that represent children) as caucus-goers in Iowa choose their...
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Joaquin Castro Wants to Remove ‘Illegal’ and ‘Alien’ From Federal Immigration Law

Virginia Isaad
Democratic Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro and his twin brother, 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Julián Castro,   introduced legislation that would remove derogatory terms used to refer to immigrants from the federal government’s lexicon, Think Progress reports. The Correcting Alienating Names in...