National Dialogues on Immigration

Weekly Roundup, July 4th


July 16, 2014  |  News
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Children are crossing the borders as unaccompanied minors in unprecedented numbers: “But once they get here, what happens? Do they just get to stay, as the president’s critics charge?”  Listen here to the NPR report, “Influx Of Children Creates New Strain On Beleaguered Immigration Courts”

In immigration in the news:

Protesters of undocumented immigrants vow to block new arrivals via Los Angeles Times

When is a little kid a ‘detainee’? When he’s an immigrant, and the AP says so via The Huffington Post

US launches media campaign in Central America highlighting illegal immigration dangers via US News & World Report

The Immigration Reform Collapse via Wall Street Journal

Immigration Case Ensnares a Get-Tough Sheriff in South Carolina via The New York Times

Obama says to reform immigration on his own, bypassing Congress via Reuters

LBJ’s Use of Power Is Needed in Today’s Fight for Moral Immigration Policies via Huffington Post

Little-known law allows abused immigrant children to stay in the U.S. via CNN

Angry local California residents turned away buses of immigrants this week. You can view news coverage from the anti-immigrant protests in Murrieta, California here:

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