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by Griselda Nevarez PHOENIX, Ariz. — After years burying her college diploma in a box, Angelica Gaona felt she could proudly display it after she was granted protection from deportation and given permission to work through an Obama administration program now at risk. Wednesday marks four years since President Barack […]

CHICAGO — A Chicago activist sued U.S. immigration authorities on Wednesday alleging they denied renewal of her immigration status in retaliation for her political activity. Irere Unzueta, 29, who came to the United States from Mexico in 1994 when she was 6 years old, applied for Deferred Action for Childhood […]

by Brian Latimer A federal judge who is demanding detailed identifying information of young immigrants who were caught up in a bureaucratic screwup is trying to intimidate the youths, immigrant advocates said Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen in Texas has ordered the Department of Justice to turn over the […]

CALLS for comprehensive immigration reform have been circulating in the halls of Congress for decades. But lawmakers have accomplished little in the effort to reckon with America’s 11.3m undocumented residents. When, in 2013, Republicans in the House of Representatives refused to consider a bipartisan Senate bill drafted by the so-called […]