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Do You Believe in Higher Education Access for All?

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Opponents Of Public Benefits For Undocumented Immigrants Allege Civil Rights Violation

A group of Los Angeles activists against public benefits for California's undocumented immigrants called We the People Rising claims it was unfairly banned from a public meeting on immigration that took place in March.

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House Democrats To Visit Immigration Detention Centers In Texas

Eight House Democrats are planning to visit and tour private detention centers, contracted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), in Texas. The representatives plan to speak with mothers and children at detention centers in Karnes City and Dilley.

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Immigration Programs Continue To See Delays, Appeals Court Asks For More Briefs

Last week, the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals voted 2-1 to reject President Obama's request for an emergency stay for his immigration actions. Now, the final decision on the case could come close to the end of President Obama's term in office.

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Fewer Undocumented Immigrants Entering Country Reshapes Immigration Debate

Even though the Department of Homeland Security devotes significant portions of its budget toward border control, research shows that unauthorized immigration has fallen to its lowest level in at least two decades.

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Obama Administration Holds Off On Immigration Appeal To Supreme Court

Last week, the Department of Justice announced that it will not make an emergency request to the Supreme Court to lift the order blocking President Obama's executive action concerning immigration.

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Bipartisan Bill Promotes Large Increase In Immigration Judges

The House Appropriations Committee has recommended the largest increase in immigration judges in history, along with other court improvements.

IDEAS

Why API Youth Activism Matters More Than Ever

As academics, lawmakers, and the broader American public seek to further understand the diverse and fast growing group of Asian and Pacific Islanders, it is important to orient that understanding around immigration, which has had a profound impact on the history of APIs in the United States.

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The Economic Benefits And Electoral Implications Of DAPA

The implementation of the Deferred Action for Parents of American Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) program was recently blocked by a Texas district judge, as well as multiple other states.

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#MakingHistory With ThinkProgress Reporter Esther Y. Lee

As a part of Asian-Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, Generation Progress is highlighting young Asian-Pacific Islander Americans (APIAs) who are working to make a difference in their communities.

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Legal Help Program For Immigrants To Expand Beyond New York City

The immigrant population in need of legal assistance in the lower Hudson Valley region and northern New Jersey will soon be able to access resources already available within New York City.

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Nevada Governor Passes Bill Allowing DREAMers To Become Teachers

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval (R) signed a bill last week allowing undocumented immigrants in the state to receive temporary work authorization in order for them to earn their teaching licenses.

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Los Angeles County Ends Jail Partnership With Immigration Agents

Los Angeles County has ended a controversial program that places federal immigration agents inside county jails in order to determine whether inmates may be deportable.

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