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Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson on Thursday asked immigrants in Los Angeles to “step forward” and apply for President Obama’s expanded deferred action program. At a packed event at the L.A. Central Library, Johnson touted the benefits of the program, which will grant up to 5 million immigrants living in […]

By: Josh Siegel  / Kelsey Harris Who are the 11.4 million immigrants living in the United States illegally? Last week, the nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute released data profiles that provide an answer. The study focused on immigrants who stand to benefit from President Obama’s recent executive actions, which defer deportation […]

By Seung Min Kim and Jake Sherman A Republican amendment that could leave hundreds of thousands of young immigrants open to deportations is running into stiff opposition in the House – a rare show of rank-and-file rebellion over the leadership’s catering to the right. The measure – which would kill […]