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Obama's Deportation Raids Denounced by US Commission on Civil Rights

An independent and bipartisan federal agency, led by a Latino appointed by President Barack Obama, has called for the Obama administration to cease its deportation raids.
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Immigrant Rights Groups Sue 10 Federal Agencies Over Deportation Policies

Immigrant rights groups have filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration's immigration and detention policies.
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TURNOUT: Ana Sol-Gutiérrez Highlights Importance of Immigrant Rights, Latino Electorate

Ana Sol-Gutiérrez is the first Hispanic elected to Maryland’s legislature and has the chance to become the first Salvadoreña in Congress, where she wants to continue representing the voiceless and vulnerable.
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New Central American Refugee Program Receives Tepid Response From Lawmakers

The Obama administration announced it will expand the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program to help vulnerable Central American families -- a move that already received mixed support from lawmakers.
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146 Congressional Lawmakers to Obama: Stop Deportation Raids

More than 140 members of Congress has signed and published a letter to President Barack Obama demanding an immediate end to his administration's deportation raids.
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Top Issues Latino Leaders Want Obama to Address in Final SOTU Speech

President Barack Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address tonight, and Latino leaders are expecting him to discuss the issues affecting the community.
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Congressional Hispanic Caucus Unite Against ICE Deportation Raids

Latinos lawmakers stood united against the Obama administration’s latest deportation raids.
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Hillary Clinton, Latino Leaders Denounce Deportation Raids

The Obama administration's latest deportation raid campaign continues to fuel disappointment and anger from fellow Democrats.
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Homeland Security Confirms 121 Immigrants Detained in Deportation Raids

The Obama administration has confirmed deportations raids on adults and children who were apprehended in the U.S.
Parents of Slain San Francisco Woman Call for Tough Immigration Law

Homeland Security Reveals Border Patrol, ICE's 2015 Immigrant Deportation Statistics

Prior to reports of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) preparing to deport hundreds of immigrant families, it disclosed statistics regarding its central immigration agencies’ apprehension and deportation rates.
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DHS Deportation Campaign Denounced by Presidential Candidates, Immigration Advocates

Following reports of imminent immigrant deportations, Democratic presidential candidates and bipartisan immigrant-rights groups have criticized the Obama administration for its policies.
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ICE Preparing Massive Deportation Campaign

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency will conduct a new deportation campaign that will affect Central American families who fled violence in their native land.
New 114th Congress Features Largest Class of Latinos in History

Bill Enhancing Visas Waiver Process Receives Bipartisan Latino Support, Passes House Vote

The House of Representatives passed legislation that would amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to strengthen the U.S. visa waiver program.
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Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Placed With Convicted Criminals, Says Whistleblower

Two Republican senators have questioned if the Obama administration placed unaccompanied immigrant children with convicted criminals.
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Refugee Vetting Process Explained by DHS Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, a Cuban-American lawyer who came to the U.S. as a refugee, explained the country’s existing refugee-screening process.
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Fifth Circuit Appeals Court Upholds DAPA, DACA Expansion Injunction

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled to uphold the decision to block President Barack Obama’s 2014 deferred action programs, affecting nearly 4.9 million eligible undocumented immigrants.
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