Immigration reform

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

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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.

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President Trump, is immigration reform on your legislative agenda?

A farm worker in California's Central Valley picks fruit by hand. An estimated 98 percent of California farm workers are foreign born, the majority of them unauthorized.

Farmers continue to wait (and wait) for relief on immigration reform

Democratic presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton wave before the start of the Univision News and Washington Post Democratic debate in Kendall, Florida on March 9, 2016

Democratic candidates: Quit your ‘Hispandering,’ says Univision anchor Maria Elena Salinas

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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was born in Miami in 1971 to Cuban parents.

An El Salvador-born Rubio supporter says his candidate can fix broken immigration system

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The question Jorge Ramos tried to ask — and why more reporters should ask it, too

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So long as Donald Trump proposes ousting millions of immigrants from the United States, he can expect hard and aggressive questions from journalists. Is it only up to the Latino media?

Gisela Chavez-Garcia is an immigration lawyer in New York City. She says the president's immigration plan raises a lot of questions among her clients, but she reminds them that a new president in 2016 could reverse the new changes.

Obama’s immigration plan leads to scams, rumors and a lot of questions


Many immigrants are excited about new immigration measures announced last week, but there’s also plenty of misinformation and even some scammers. So immigration lawyers are trying to help people avoid getting ripped off, while still preparing them for the idea that the policies could be reversed.

President Barack Obama signs two Presidential Memoranda associated with his Executive Actions on immigration aboard Air Force One on November 21, 2014.

Executive actions can be contentious all over the world

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Some Republicans are so incensed about President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration that they’re calling it illegal. It’s easy to find similar disagreement over the use of presidential powers in other political systems around the world.

President Barack Obama is shown on a large screen as he delivers his immigration speech from the White House before the start of the 15th Annual Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on November 20, 2014.

The Latin Grammy Awards turn into a party to celebrate immigration reform


And the Latin Grammy for best immigration reform plan goes to … Barack Obama! The Latin Grammys, held on Thursday night in Las Vegas, delayed the start of the show for the announcement of new executive actions on immigration, and then cheered the new rules for the rest of the night.

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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Clara del Villar is a daughter of Dominican immigrants, but she’s not cheering President Barack Obama’s new executive actions on immigration. Here’s why.