Even the Government’s Own Advisory Committee Wants to End Family Detention
That the Department of Homeland Security Advisory Committee on Family Residential Centers, created by DHS itself, has now added its voice to the chorus calling for an end to family detention.

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Federal Court Strikes Down Immigration Detainers
The court found that detainers violate federal law because they exceed the government’s warrantless arrest authority and made it clear that federal immigration authorities will have to get a warrant if they want to take custody of an immigrant who is held in local custody.

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How the Vice Presidential Candidates Responded to Immigration Issues at the Debate
The debate showed a clear distinction between the two campaigns, one that endeavors to balance the dignity of immigrants and their families alongside the need to secure our country. The other seeks to continue and expand upon today’s failed enforcement-only policies that leave many communities living in the shadows of society.

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Supreme Court Won’t Rehear Executive Action on Immigration — What’s Next?
This week’s decision by the Supreme Court and the ongoing litigation underscore the need for Congress and the next administration to find permanent solutions for the millions of individuals who live under the constant fear of being separated from their family members and loved ones.

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How Investing in Immigrants Leads to a Tax Surplus for States
The children of immigrants are a new generation of natives that contributes to the U.S. economy as workers, consumers, taxpayers, entrepreneurs, and inventors. In an aging society such as ours, immigrants and their children are an integral part of our economic future.

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