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Do You Believe in Higher Education Access for All?

Sign our petition to demand equal access to higher education for undocumented students.

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Trade Authority Bill Will Not Feature Immigration Legislation

A rumor about a trade authority bill carrying immigration legislation has been put to rest by House Republicans. This fear was a result of conversations on online forums, but House Republicans gave their assurance to the public that it was simply a rumor.

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#MakingHistory With Millennial Entrepreneur Jess Hyejin Lee

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

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Health Insurance Part Of Legislative Package To Aid Undocumented Immigrants In California

A bill was introduced in the California senate that could allow undocumented immigrants to receive Medicaid and enroll in the state's health care exchange.

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Lack Of Unity Evident In State Immigration Policies

Instead of comprehensive national reform, different states have taken it upon themselves to create policies and nullify others, creating little to no cohesion across the country.

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Immigration Program Meant To Help At-Risk Youth Is Under Scrutiny

A federal law designed to protect youth immigrants facing challenges related to abuse, neglect, or abandonment is now receiving federal scrutiny after a case of fraud that came out after this law was used in a court in Queens, New York.

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Immigrants Improve The Economy, But Americans Remain Skeptical

Most Americans still correlate an influx of immigrants with the loss of American jobs, even when economic analysis shows that opening jobs to immigrants would better our overall economy.

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Scott Walker’s Stance On Immigration Reform Remains Unclear

The governor of Wisconsin, Scott Walker, told supporters at a private dinner in New Hampshire last week that he supported allowing undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship. This contrasts with his previous statements that focused on no amnesty for undocumented immigrants.

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Gov. Jindal Makes Harsh Statement Against Muslim Immigrants

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has commonly been criticized for expressing his conservative viewpoint on certain issues. Most recently, Jindal has spoken out about barring immigrants of the Muslim faith from the U.S. if they indicate a belief in "radical Islam."

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House Judiciary Committee Signs Off On Two Bills Challenging Life For Immigrants

The House Judiciary Committee approved bills H.R. 1148 and H.R. 1153, addressing deportation and asylum laws in the United States.

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A Majority Of Americans Support Passing Comprehensive Immigration Reform

The recent Beyond the Beltway Insights initiative report indicates that the majority of the American population, regardless of party affiliation, support comprehensive immigration reform.

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Immigration Agencies Carry Out Detainment Sweep Of Thousands

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) recently called for a national push, named Cross Check, which resulted in the round up and detainment of 2,059 immigrants.

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States Must Expand Higher-Education Opportunities For Undocumented Students

As the national debate over the president’s plan to expand deferred action for close to 5 million people plays out in the courts, state legislators are proposing legislation regarding undocumented immigrants’ access to higher education.

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