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WASHINGTON STATE – A STATE of FEAR

Many Latinos are very uneasy and are following all new immigration policy. The latest news beingthe expansion of immigration enforcement to include traffic violations. Some are making plans for the care of their families should they be deported. Some worry their status may be changed. Many immigrants support the deportation of those with criminal histories but are concerned […]

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Mexican Dreamer Detained in Tacoma, WA.

  A 23 year old Mexican man, brought to this country by his parents at a very young age was detained by U.S. Immigration Authorities.  He lives and works in the U.S. under the DACA program. He is being held in the Detention Center in Tacoma, WA. This program currently protects approximately 750,000 people from […]

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Obama Ends Immigration Policy That Helps Cubans

The”wet foot, dry foot” policy allows Cubans that reach US soil to adjust status to permanent residency, and returns Cubans caught at sea to Cuba. The change is effective immediately as reported by yahoo!. Although this policy has helped many Cubans, citizens of others countries have decried this special treatment because their challenge is much […]

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Washington Dream Act passes House

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Washington Dream Act passes house in a rare first day vote. The proposal would allow access to financial aid to children brought to the United States illegally as children. The senates has signaled that the bill is very unlikely to pass. Few states have actually passed similar bills that would benefit “Dreamers”, allowing them to […]

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Immigrants from Mexico Allowed in to the US By Using “Key Words” at the Border

    Reportedly immigrants from Mexico have been able to get permission to enter the US because they have been taught to use key phrases that convince Border Patrol agents that the immigrants should be treated as refugees and granted admission in to the United States. Border Patrol agents say about 200 people came through the […]

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Gay Couple Receives Green Card After Supreme Court DOMA Ruling

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It took a Supreme Court ruling on DOMA, but the Federal government is now following the same standards that already require States to honor Same-Sex marriages from other states. We have long required the States to honor marriages from other states, even if that is a married same sex couple from Massachusetts that moves to […]

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Immigration Bill Passes the US Senate! SÍ SE PUEDE!

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We have no idea what will really happen in the House of Representatives, but the Senate has finally passed an immigration bill. This is a historic day, but I am very concerned. The Senate is the more liberal and pro-immigration than the House. Yet the billed passed today in the Senate is not very progressive […]

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Major Changes to Deportation Policies

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Major changes took place Thursday morning as The House voted to overturn all of President Obama’s non-deportation policies. The House voted to preserve a program which allows local police to help enforce our current immigration laws, rejecting the presidents efforts to defund it. Along with this they have voted to defund the Deffered Action for […]

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Immigration Reform Near Collapse

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After months and months on waiting for congressmen to agree on a comprehensive immigration reform things are looking worse than ever. Meetings in the House of Representatives on a comprehensive immigration reform have failed, and congressmen will meet today for the last time without reaching an agreement on a House Bill. According to two sources […]

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Jan Brewer On Immigration Detention Releases

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Monday that they had reviewed a number of cases and decided to release a number of undocumented immigrants who are low priority cases or non-criminals. Earlier this week Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) was calling the move “Pure political posturing” that “represents a return to exactly the kind of […]

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