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Senators see path to immigrants’ legalization

WASHINGTON — Illegal immigrants might face around a 10-year wait to become legal permanent U.S. residents under sweeping immigration overhaul legislation taking shape in the Senate, negotiators said Thursday. That’s shorter than some current wait times though longer than some ...

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Court: Illegal children can’t rely on parents’ status to avoid removal

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that illegal immigrant children convicted of a crime can’t utilize the lawful permanent resident status of their parents to obtain cancellation of removal. The ruling in the consolidated cases of Holder v. ...

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USCIS proposes rule change

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service posted a Notice of Intent in the Federal Register on Friday to begin the process of changing procedural rules regarding the amount of time illegal immigrants with immediate American family members have to spend ...

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8 counties join fingerprint program

BUFFALO — Federal immigration authorities have signed on eight more New York counties to the Secure Communities program. The 2½-year-old program red flags potential criminal illegal immigrants by running the fingerprints of people arrested ...

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