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Executive Action on Immigration

President Obama laid out his plan to use executive authority to improve parts of the U.S. immigration system. Here's what you need to know.

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Immigrant Entrepreneurs, Innovation, and Welcoming Initiatives by State

Browse our state fact sheets on the impact of immigrant entrepreneurs and state Welcoming Initiatives.

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Practice Advisories

The Legal Action Center's Practice Advisories provide in depth discussion and analysis of select substantive and procedural issues in immigration law.

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Impact of Deportations

View our resources on the economic and humanitarian impact of deportations.

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Fifty for Fairness

The government’s failure to provide legal representation to children violates both the U.S. Constitution and immigration laws. Join our Fifty for Fairness campaign and help our work as the immigration watchdog.

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Learn and discuss the myths and facts surrounding the first Thanksgiving and the first immigrants by engaging students in a...

Educators, community organizers and civic leaders interested in engaging your community with service learning projects? Find local organizations committed to immigrant rights, integration and...

It's clear commonsense immigration reform is good for the economy as a whole. Don't take our word for it — study after study has shown that commonsense immigration reform will strengthen the...

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Washington D.C. - Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced plans to close the detention facility in Artesia, New Mexico, where it detains mothers and children. ...

Washington D.C. - Immigrant rights groups today filed Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”)...

Washington, D.C.—Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a precedent ...

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Washington D.C. - After decades of congressional neglect, tonight President Obama...

Citing a report by the American Immigration Council detailing 36 examples...

Washington D.C. – From the perspective of immigration reformers, Tuesday’s election is unlikely to change the gridlock that has stymied immigration reform for more than...

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