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Immigration

DACA recipients’ future uncertain – again – after latest court ruling

A federal judge’s ruling that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is unlawful should have no practical impact on more than 600,000 covered immigrants for now – but it is sure to have an emotional impact, advocates say. “I think it’s the mental toll,” said José Patiño, a DACA recipient and director of education

Border crisis

Governor Ducey Urges Homeland Security, CDC To Maintain Restrictions At The Border

Governor Doug Ducey today expressed serious concerns regarding reports that the Biden Administration could soon lift Title 42 border restrictions. “I urge you to keep these restrictions in place. Lifting them will threaten the health and safety of not only Arizonans, but all Americans, and our already broken border will explode, overwhelming border patrol, law

Immigration

US ends deal with Arizona restricting Biden on immigration

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has terminated an unusual agreement that Arizona’s top prosecutor signed with the agency in the waning days of the Trump administration to try to restrict President Joe Biden’s ability to overhaul his predecessor’s immigration policies. The agency’s action was revealed Wednesday as Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, a Republican,

Immigration

Biden signs immigration orders as Congress awaits more

President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a second spate of orders to undo his predecessor’s immigration policies, demonstrating the powers of the White House and its limitations without support from Congress. His orders on family separation, border security and legal immigration bring to nine the number of executive actions on immigration during his first two

National

US terrorism alert warns of politically motivated violence

The Department of Homeland Security issued a national terrorism bulletin Wednesday warning of the lingering potential for violence from people motivated by anti-government sentiment after President Joe Biden’s election, suggesting the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol may embolden extremists and set the stage for additional attacks. The department did not cite any specific plots,

Immigration

Judge bars Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

A federal judge on Tuesday barred the U.S. government from enforcing a 100-day deportation moratorium that is a key immigration priority of President Joe Biden. U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a temporary restraining order sought by Texas, which sued on Friday against a Department of Homeland Security memo that instructed immigration agencies to pause

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