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Trump’s election triggers flood of immigration questions

Immigration hotlines are buzzing. Legal clinics are seeing an influx of clients. Public schools are fielding frantic questions from parents and students. Since the election, Donald Trump’s tough talk on immigration has stirred anxiety nationwide among immigrants regardless of legal ...

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Catholic bishops ask Trump for humane immigration policies

Gonzalo Hernandez protests against Arizona’s immigration law, after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down key provisions of the state’s crackdown on immigrants but said a much-debated portion on checking suspects’ status could go forward.  AP Images

BALTIMORE — The nation’s Roman Catholic bishops on Monday urged President-elect Donald Trump to adopt humane policies toward immigrants and refugees, as church leaders begin navigating what will likely be a complex relationship with the new administration. Meeting just days ...

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Western NY activists: Immigration case before Supreme Court to affect thousands here

The Supreme Court’s decision to conduct an election-year review of President Barack Obama’s executive action to grant legal status to some immigrants living in the U.S. illegally ultimately will affect thousands of immigrant workers in western New York, activists said ...

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Court won’t lift hold on immigration action

NEW ORLEANS — A federal appeals court refused Tuesday to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s executive action that could shield as many as 5 million immigrants illegally living in the U.S. from deportation. The U.S. Justice Department ...

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Congress weighs cost of child immigrants

New immigration policies for young Central Americans are overstepping the president’s authority, some members of Congress claim, while others are asking how they can put a price on keeping the children safe. The legality of the Central American Minors Refugee ...

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White House criticizes ruling on Obama’s immigration action

HOUSTON — A federal judge has wrongly prevented “common-sense policies” from taking effect by blocking President Barack Obama’s executive action that seeks to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, and the federal government plans to continue its fight in a ...

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