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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

It's June 15 once again, and it's another year since President Barack Obama announced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allowed more than 700,000 undocumented immigrant youths to stay in the U.S.

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For centuries, countless immigrants, including the 3.5 million that today call New York City home, have brought culture, ideas, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit to neighborhoods across the five boroughs, building communities and embedding themselves in the social fabric of the city.

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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has spent more than $1 billion and a little more than ten years in an attempt to modernize the immigration filing system, and according to a new report, progress hasn't been good. In fact, the project to digitize immigration forms has accomplished about one percent of the total job.

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Georgia recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) have called for the same entitlements as U.S.-born Georgia residents in regards to in-state college tuition.

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Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio has been hit left and right on his stance on immigration, but he appears to have a plan to increase immigration for the tech industry.

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President Barack Obama's November 2014 immigration executive actions, which expanded his deferred action programs, are still questioned by courts, and his administration narrowly missed contempt charges for helping undocumented immigrants.

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Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has joined the call to cease so-called "sanctuary cities," and said he would hold elected officials criminally accountable for not complying with federal law enforcement.

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Immigrant rights advocates have urged Congress not to impose immigration enforcement mandates on local law enforcement.

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Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a presidential candidate, introduced legislation to block the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) from using funds for deferred action.

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Federal agents arrested more than a dozen recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for alleged crimes, which violates a core principle of the deferred action's eligibility requirements.

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The head of a top federal immigration agency has urged undocumented immigrants to utilize the temporary legal status opportunities provided by President Barack Obama's executive actions.

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President Barack Obama's immigration executive actions are expected to provide new regulations and policies affecting immigrant visas and provisional waivers.

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A little more than two years after President Barack Obama issued an executive action to create the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, he expanded the program for hundreds of thousands of additional undocumented immigrants to receive a temporary stay in the U.S.

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Undocumented immigrants parents have an opportunity to avoid deportation with the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) program initiated by President Barack Obama's executive action on Nov. 20.

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has released detailed plans to improve security along the country's borders following President Barack Obama's immigration reform executive orders.

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Following President Barack Obama’s immigration reform executive action, undocumented immigrants should heed caution when applying for work permits and other documentation to stay in the U.S. as scam artists are set to take advantage of vulnerable victims, state and federal officials are warning.

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