After Setback, Democrats Vow to Push Ahead on Immigration Overhaul

After a top Senate official rejected a proposal to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants, Democrats said they would craft an alternative.

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Democrats Dealt a Blow on Immigration Plans

The Senate’s parliamentarian ruled that Democrats’ plan to give 8 million immigrants a path to citizenship could not be achieved through the reconciliation process.

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Schumer Readies Plan B to Push Immigration Changes Unilaterally

Should bipartisan talks stall, the Senate majority leader is exploring trying to use budget reconciliation to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants.

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House Votes to Give Millions of Dreamers and Farmworkers a Path to Citizenship

Democrats vowed the votes would be the first step toward enacting President Biden’s immigration agenda. But Republicans galvanized by border politics promised to stop even the most popular measures.

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House Tackles Biden’s Immigration Plans Amid Migrant Influx

Democrats are preparing to push the first pieces of President Biden’s immigration plan through the House this week as a migrant surge threatens to unravel an already delicate coalition.

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President Biden and Immigration: House Tackles Plans Amid Migrant Influx

Democrats are preparing to push the first pieces of President Biden’s immigration plan through the House this week as a migrant surge threatens to unravel an already delicate coalition.

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California’s First Latino Senator, Alex Padilla, Wants an Immigration Overhaul Now

Senator Alex Padilla, the Democrat who was appointed to fill Vice President Kamala Harris’s seat, is pressing for a pathway to citizenship for five million unauthorized immigrants who are essential workers.

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Biden Signals He’s Flexible on Immigration Overhaul

After two decades of failure, advocates for the broadest possible overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws are considering a new strategy: pressing for piecemeal legislation.

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What if They Held an Impeachment Trial and Nobody Came?

Maybe it’s a good thing that we’re more focused on Biden. Or maybe we’ve just given up.

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Biden plans to propose a sweeping immigration overhaul on his first day in office.

If passed by Congress, the legislation would profoundly reshape the American immigration system.

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Trump’s Overhaul of Immigration Is Worse Than You Think

This administration has attacked every aspect of the immigration system — and it won’t be easy to undo.

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The Future Looks Very Different on Opposite Sides of Los Angeles

In “Show Them You’re Good,” Jeff Hobbs examines the high school experiences of boys in Beverly Hills and Compton.

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Judge Halts Trump’s Wealth Test for Green Cards Over Coronavirus Pandemic

New York and other states sued the Trump administration over new limits on the “public charge” rule, which critics said would discourage immigrants from seeking medical treatment during the pandemic.

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Trump Moves to End DACA

After the Supreme Court ruled that President Trump failed to present a valid rationale for ending DACA, the administration said it would conduct a “comprehensive review” of the program.

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Why the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Is Suing the Trump Administration

The president’s immigration policies are bad for business.

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DACA Explained: What is it?

Here’s what you need to know about a policy that protected from deportation people who were brought into the United States as children.

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What Is DACA? And How Did It End Up in the Supreme Court?

Here’s what you need to know about a policy that protected from deportation people who were brought into the United States as children.

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Supreme Court Will Hear Arguments by Phone Because of Coronavirus

For the first time, the nation’s highest court will open a live audio feed as it hears arguments in 10 sets of cases.

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The Open Borders Trap

Trump won’t stop talking and tweeting about them. But when it comes to immigration, what do Democrats actually believe?

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