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House Republicans mull funding extension; ‘Dreamer’ deal not set

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House Republicans considered on Tuesday a stopgap bill to fund the U.S. government through Feb. 16 to avert a shutdown, but the measure would not include Democrats’ demands for protections for young people brought to the United States illegally as children. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR https://ca.news.yahoo.com/house-republicans-mull-funding-extension-dreamer-deal-not-021837073–business.html Advertisements

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Government to resume processing DACA renewals, citing judge’s ruling – NBC News

The Department of Homeland Security announced Saturday it would resume processing renewal applications for young undocumented immigrants seeking protection from deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. The Trump administration announced in September that it would eliminate DACA, which protects people who were illegally brought to the United States as children — so-called Dreamers — from

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NPR Host Compares ICE to Gestapo

At first criticizing President Trump for his offensive comments about immigrants in the Oval Office on Thursday, Hinojosa pivoted to immigration enforcement as a whole. “When the president says this, basically, ‘Take them out,’ that is what the community is saying, ‘This is fearful for us. This is the Gestapo on us,’” she told MSNBC’s Ali Velshi. “The troops on

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Trump’s Immigration Remarks Outrage Many, but Others Quietly Agree – The New York Times

LONDON — The Czech president has called Muslim immigrants criminals. The head of Poland’s governing party has said refugees are riddled with disease. The leader of Hungary has described migrants as a poison. This week, Austria’s new far-right interior minister suggested “concentrating” migrants in asylum centers — with all its obvious and odious echoes of World War II. So when

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Ted Kennedy’s Real Legacy: 50 Years of Mass Immigration

On Monday, President Barack Obama gave an emotional speech commemorating the $79 million replica of the Senate chamber at the Edward M. Kennedy Center in Boston, Massachusetts. The thrust of Obama’s speech condemned America as an unimaginative, prejudiced, unambitious country whose only hope lies in liberals who selflessly dedicate their lives to leading it out of the darkness. FOLLOW THE

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Islam could be the second-largest religion in the US by 2040 – CNNPolitics

Pew’s research showed a record number of Muslims immigrated to the US in 2016. In fact, according to Pew, three-quarters of Muslims currently in the US are immigrants or children of immigrants. There is another factor as well. On average, according to Pew, the Muslim population is younger than other religious groups, which means they have a higher fertility rate.

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Study: Influx of young male migrants fueled rise in violence

–BERLIN (AP) — A study funded by the German government has found that the recent influx of mostly young, male migrants has led to an increase in violent crime. The study by criminologist Christian Pfeiffer uses figures from the northern state of Lower Saxony to examine the impact of refugee arrivals on crime in 2015 and 2016. Published Wednesday, the

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