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'Don't Give Up,' Says Rep. Luis Gutierrez, Blasts Texas GOP Leaders for DACA, DAPA Lawsuit

Texas has received more attention during the immigration reform debate. The Lone Star State encountered an influx of undocumented immigrant minors last summer, and its current governor and attorney general has been leading the efforts to halt the implementation of President Barack Obama’s deferred action programs. U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez, during an address on the House of Representatives floor on June 3, made Texas his focus.
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Immigrant Rights Group Appeals to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's Mexican Wife to Stop DACA, DAPA Lawsuit

Immigrant rights advocates are reaching out to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Latina wife to help end his lawsuit blocking President Barack Obama’s deferred action programs.
DREAMers Allowed to Pay In-State Tuition, Arizona Judge Rules

Immigrant Rights Advocates Disappointed But Not Deterred by Appeals Court's DACA, DAPA Ruling

Despite the legal setback in President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions, immigrant rights advocates have remained confident that millions of undocumented immigrants will soon apply for deferred action.
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus React to Fifth Circuit Court's 'Huge Blow' on Latino Community

President Barack Obama and the U.S. Department of Justice encountered a setback in lifting the temporary injunction on his immigration executive actions, and Latino congressional lawmakers are disappointed with the "huge blow" delivered to the Latino community.
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Latinos, Immigrant Rights Advocates Observe DAPA’s Original Implementation Date with Protests, Rallies

Six months after President Barack Obama announced his latest immigration executive action, the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) program's future remains unknown. To commemorate what would have been DAPA’s implementation date, Latino and immigrant rights are hosting events and rallies for the deferred action program that could result in a GDP increase of $164 billion by 2025.
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Civic Engagement Group Protests Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Not Meeting Immigrant Families

Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has been criticized by a Texas-based civic engagement organization for his inaction on immigration and immigrant families.
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Immigration Executive Action Lawsuit Decision Date Unknown; Fate Rests on 3 Judges

The fate of President Barack Obama's deferred action executive actions rests with three judges, appointed by three different presidential administrations.
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New Figures: All U.S. Undocumented Immigrants Could Contribute $2.2 Billion in Taxes Per Year

The 11.4 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. provide billions of dollars for local, state and federal taxes, based on a new study. According to a non-profit organization, tax contributions by undocumented immigrants would increase if immigration reform policies were approved.
DREAMers Allowed to Pay In-State Tuition, Arizona Judge Rules

Immigrant Rights Advocates to Rally at DACA, DAPA Fifth Circuit Court Hearing

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals is set to hold a hearing on President Barack Obama's Nov. 20, 2014, immigration executive actions, and pro-immigration groups are set to make their voices heard.
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AFL-CIO Supports Obama's Deferred Action Programs for Undocumented Workers

One of the largest unions in the country has supported President Barack Obama in implementing his immigration executive actions, citing undocumented workers need workplace protection.
Immigrant, Minority Groups 'Dismayed' With Profiling Exemptions in DOJ's Revised Guidelines

Justice Department Officially Files Briefing on Immigration Executive Action Lawsuit

The US. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a brief to an appeals court against the 26 U.S. states blocking President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions' two deferred action programs.
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Judge Threatens to Sanction Justice Department Over Immigration Executive Actions At Latest Hearing

A "visibly annoyed" U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen said he would sanction the U.S. Department of Justice if information regarding President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions proved false.
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California Gov. Jerry Brown Blasts 'Un-Christian' Immigration Executive Action Lawsuit by 26 States

Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown criticized the immigration executive action lawsuit led by Texas and has referred it as "un-Christian."
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