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A march to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles.

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A march to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles.

Immigration Deadline: Aug. 1

Congressional Democrats are, by and large, just fine with the Obama administration’s decision to stall its review of deportation policies in an effort to give House Republicans room to act. But there’s a limit, and that deadline is August 1....

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Migrant farm workers from Mexico a day of harvesting organic vegetables in Wellington, Colorado.

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Migrant farm workers from Mexico a day of harvesting organic vegetables in Wellington, Colorado.

House Ready to Make Undocumented ‘Real Americans:’ Diaz-Balart

A group of U.S. House members will propose steps to legal status for undocumented immigrants, who shouldn’t be living here permanently without a chance to become “real Americans,” said Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart. Bringing many of the approximately 11 million undocumented immigrants “out of the...

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TV video cameras at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference at the National Harbor.

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TV video cameras at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference at the National Harbor.

Immigration Reform Promoted at CPAC

If you’re looking for opponents of a broad immigration rewrite at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference, you’ll have to do some sleuthing. Foes who decry efforts to legalize the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants as “amnesty,” for so long...

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A silver Jeep Cherokee that suspected smugglers were attempting to drive over the U.S.-Mexico border fence is stuck at the top of a makeshift ramp near Yuma, Arizona.

Photograph by U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP

A silver Jeep Cherokee that suspected smugglers were attempting to drive over the U.S.-Mexico border fence is stuck at the top of a makeshift ramp near Yuma, Arizona.

Immigration ‘Road-map:’ Bipartisan Senators Proposing a Path Today

Eight senators, four Democrats and four Republicans, today will announce a comprehensive framework for an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws, including a “road-map” to citizenship for some of the 11 million undocumented immigrants already in the U.S. This is...

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