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Immigration

As shelters fill, NYC weighs tents to house migrants – Associated Press

Photo: Eduardo Garcia, from Venezuela, stands with crutches, surrounded by his family outside the Catholic Charities headquarters, in New York New York City’s mayor says he plans to erect hangar-sized tents as temporary shelter for thousands of international migrants who have been bused into the Big Apple as part of a campaign by Republican governors

U.S. Domestic spending plan

Senate Democrats pass budget package, a victory for Biden – Associated Press

Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less ambitious than President Joe Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still meets deep-rooted party goals of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations. The estimated $740 billion package heads next to the House, where lawmakers are poised

U.S. Domestic spending plan

Democrat Sinema’s views on economic bill remain shrouded – Associated Press

Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s views remained a mystery Monday as party leaders eyed votes later this week on their emerging economic legislation and both parties pointed to dueling studies they used to either laud or belittle the measure’s impact. With Democrats needing all of their 50 votes for the energy and health care measure to

DACA

Appeals arguments heard on immigrants brought to US as kids – Associated Press

Attorneys hoping to save an Obama-era program that prevents the deportation of thousands of people brought into the U.S. as children told a federal appeals court Wednesday that ending the program would cruelly disrupt the lives of thousands who have grown up to become tax-paying, productive drivers of the U.S. economy. An attorney for the

Legal Beat

Judge: Arizona violates prisoners’ rights with poor care – Associated Press

A judge ruled Arizona has been violating the constitutional rights of incarcerated people in state-run prisons by providing them with inadequate medical and mental health care, saying the state has known about the problem for years but refused to correct its failures. In a blistering verdict Thursday, U.S. District Judge Roslyn Silver concluded the state’s

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