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Category: Immigration

Supervisors Create Deferred Action Task Force for LA County

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted this week, to help eligible immigrants apply for President Barack Obama’s contested executive deferred action program, even as the fate of the President’s signature immigration initiative remains unclear.
categories City AffairsImmigrationPolitics

Report: Deporting All Beneficiaries of Executive Action on Immigration Could Cost More Than $50B

In a report published Feb. 23 by the Center for American Progress, analysis estimates that deporting all 5 million beneficiaries of President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration would cost more than $50.3 billion, an average of $10,070 per person.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Justice Department Files Emergency Stay For Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration

The US Justice Department on Monday, Feb. 23, filed a request for an emergency court ruling that would allow President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration to move forward.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Getting a Driver’s License Is Economic Lifeline for Immigrants

Villar is among an estimated 1.4 million undocumented residents in the state who are eligible for a driver’s license under a bill (AB 60) passed in California in 2013.
category Immigration

Obama Administration to File Emergency Order to Restore Immigration Programs

Following a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily halted President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, the Department of Justice announced Friday, Feb. 20 that it will seek an emergency stay to block the decision.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Obama Postpones Launch of Immigration Programs After Federal Court Ruling

The ruling was described as “a significant setback” for the President, whose clock is ticking on the final two years of his term.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

Judge Blocks Start of Immigration Actions

Shouting “Shame on you” and “Si se puede” (Yes, we can), immigrant rights activists, elected officials and union leaders rallied outside Los Angeles City Hall Tuesday to decry a federal judge’s ruling putting the president’s executive immigration orders on hold.
categories City AffairsImmigrationPolitics

How GOP's Anti-immigrant Stance Will Hurt the Party

In response, Latinas/os will help elect next president.
categories ImmigrationPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Why Immigrant Rights Advocates Aren’t Worried About Texas Judge’s Ruling

A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked Obama's executive actions on immigration from going into effect.
categories ImmigrationPolitics

LA Mayor, Homeland Security Chief Urge Undocumented Immigrants to ‘Step Forward’

Mayor Garcetti promised to work alongside the Department of Homeland Security and use the city’s many resources to see immigration reform move through with success, and for DACA and DAPA to be “stepping stones” for other programs of “greater integration” in other areas.
categories City AffairsImmigrationPolitics
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