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The Trump administration is poised to enact sweeping changes to American immigration policy by drastically restricting who is eligible for green cards and eventual citizenship. Under longstanding law, the “General Classes of Aliens Ineligible to Receive Visas and Ineligible for Admission” have included “[a]ny alien who,

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When President Trump made his “shithole” countries comment earlier this year, he revealed the ugly undercurrent of racism that has animated U.S. immigration law and policy since the Republic’s founding. Whether such sentiments are made explicit or not, notions of which immigrants are “worthy” or “legal”

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A week ago, a San Francisco jury acquitted Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, an undocumented immigrant, of murder in the death of Kate Steinle, which took place on July 1, 2015. The defense argued that Garcia Zarate happened upon the gun, which accidentally fired while pointed

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In 2007, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) detained Alejandro Rodriguez, a lawful resident working as a dental assistant.[1] Rodriquez was brought to the U.S. when he was an infant.[2] DHS initiated removal proceedings against Rodriguez after he was convicted for possession of a controlled substance

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Earlier this month, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) granted Massachusetts a one-year extension for coming into compliance with the REAL ID Act, a law that requires state-issued identification cards to meet certain standards in order to be recognized by the federal government. But Massachusetts

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