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IMMIGRATION

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Immigration at One Hundred Days

April 28, 2017
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Immigration at One Hundred Days

Trump shows only Congress can solve the immigration dilemma

No one thought Donald Trump would win his party’s nomination. But he did. No one thought he would be president. But he is. What if Trump knows something the rest of …

Up-Date on the Undocumented

April 27, 2017
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Up-Date on the Undocumented

It is not safe to be in America without legal papers. But people and courts are trying to do something about that situation.

Dreamers Get Protection

One big question was what would happen to the Dreamers? They are the children …

H-1B Visa Program in the Spotlight

April 20, 2017
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H-1B Visa Program in the Spotlight

Workers from foreign countries are part of the American labor force. That has always been true. After all, America is a land of immigrants. Most of the time, the workers come in search of a better life.

It is not …

Treatment of Detainees About to Get Worse

April 19, 2017
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Treatment of Detainees About to Get Worse

You can call them prisons or detention centers. They are alike. In both, you have to obey the rules.

Jails are for criminals. Detention centers are for immigrants. The immigrants are not criminals. They are there awaiting their fate. Some …

Checking-In Can Now Lead to Checking-Out

April 17, 2017
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Checking-In Can Now Lead to Checking-Out

Immigrants in the U.S. who do not have the proper papers know they are at risk. It is the risk they took when they crossed the border or overstayed a visa.

There are actions people take to blend in with …

Immigration and the Power of American States

April 12, 2017
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Immigration and the Power of American States

The struggle goes back to the writing of the Constitution. Thirteen colonies became the first thirteen states of America. The Constitution became the governing document. It spelled out the rights of the individual (the Bill of Rights). As important, it …

The Undocumented: Confusion and Fear

March 6, 2017
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The Undocumented: Confusion and Fear

A man crossed the border from Mexico. That is all he did. He was never detained for any reason. He never got a false social security card. He just worked at jobs where no one asked questions. If he stays …

A Police State in the Making?

February 28, 2017
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A Police State in the Making?

Many Americans say President Trump is right on immigration. They say the nation should know who is crossing the borders. Coming to America is a privilege. It is not a right. They say they support legal immigration.

There are about …

Trump Introduces Fear into America

February 24, 2017
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Trump Introduces Fear into America

All over the world, documents matter. Passports give people identity. Driver’s licenses let you drive. To be without documents is to expose yourself to danger.

It was never safe for anyone to be in America without papers. Millions came the …

New Workers Reviving Old Cities, and Yes, They are Refugees

February 23, 2017
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New Workers Reviving Old Cities, and Yes, They are Refugees

Upstate New York was going downhill. The plants were closing. Too many houses were vacant. Two large upstate cities, Buffalo and Rochester, were suffering.

Refugees knew a good thing when they saw the upstate cities. Housing was cheap. They saw …

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