Immigration policy

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Obama: Move To Shield Millions From Deportation Is “Lawful”

President Obama on Thursday defended the actions he’s taking to shield about 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally from deportation as “lawful” and consistent with what his predecessors have done.

11/20/2014

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Telethons, Hotlines Set Up For Texas Immigrants

Attorneys and immigration groups in Texas are setting up telethons and hotlines to serve immigrants who may qualify under a new White House plan to protect them from deportation.

11/20/2014

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Supporters & Opponents At North Texas Immigration Demonstrations

Protesters in North Texas and across America were on a mission Friday to keep attention focused on the border crisis. There were demonstrations across the country, but the largest one in North Texas was in Dallas.

CBS 11–07/18/2014

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Immigrant Surge Underscores Texas Political Divide

Texas Democrats say the solution for dealing with the thousands of immigrant children pouring into the country is a softer, more measured policy response, while state Republicans emphasize clamping down on the U.S.-Mexico border.

06/29/2014

Individuals await interviews at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

House Republicans Work Immigration Behind Scenes

Immigration overhaul legislation has been dormant in the House for months, but a few Republicans are working behind the scenes to advance it.

09/30/2013

Individuals await interviews at a U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) office. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Texas Democrats & Republicans Say Immigration Reform Needed

President Obama’s former advisor says it was probably a mistake that the Commander in Chief’s immigration plan was made public. Regardless, Democratic state Representative Rafael Anchia (Dallas District 103) says it’s time for immigration reform.

CBSDFW.COM–02/18/2013

Roberto & Naida Salas, a Dallas family that would benefit from a new piece of legislation designed to keep families together while awaiting paperwork to apply for citizenship.

Dallas Family Anticipates New Immigration Policy

A new immigration policy expected to take effect later this year aims to stop the separation of families. A Dallas family says the legislation would help the husband and father attain citizenship.

01/29/2012