Immigration reform

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The White House threatens to take Congress to the mat on the border wall

Global Politics

Opposition to President Donald Trump’s Mexico border wall remains strong on Capitol Hill, where some lawmakers say they’ll block the project even if it means shutting down the government.

President Obama announced executive action on immigration policy during a nationally televised address from the White House on November 20, 2014. Obama outlined a plan to ease the threat of deportion for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants.

I’m Hispanic and I don’t like your plan, this woman tells Obama

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Esteban Cabanas, 30, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, watches President Barack Obama's White House immigration speech on Thursday,

Initial reactions to Obama’s immigration speech range from joy to disappointment to anger


Immigrant activist Jose Antonio Vargas is released after being detained by immigration officials near the Texas-Mexico border

Conflict & Justice

Eric Cantor’s historic defeat in Virginia hardly fazes an immigration activist

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