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Immigration advocates shave heads to protest failure to pass citizenship for dreamers

60 immigrant leaders and advocates shaved their heads in line with a historical tradition of Korean people to show their commitment to pushing for a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants as attempt, as plans that would do that stall in the Senate. ... Read more»

Protesters confront Arizona Sen. Sinema directly, she calls the move 'unacceptable'

Progressives upset with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema took their protests directly to the Arizona Democrat this weekend, ambushing her in public spaces three times to get answers on immigration reform and spending on social programs. ... Read more»

DACA leaders get silence from Sinema despite confrontations

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona ignored Karina Ruiz, a local leader who advocates for immigrant communities, when the activist approached her on a flight to Washington, D.C., Monday to urge the senator to commit to passing a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants.... Read more»1

Feds slow to process new DACA applications, creating 55K case backlog

The federal government has been slow to approve thousands of applications it received this year for people who had been blocked from protections granted by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for more than two years.... Read more»

‘Chain migration’: The definitions, history & faces behind family-based immigration

“Chain migration,” “family reunification” and “family-based immigration” are three terms used to describe the same thing: migrating to the United States and gaining lawful permanent residency through an immediate relative who lives here legally.... Read more»

Arizonans join hundreds in raucous protests demanding action on DACA

Hundreds of protesters packed the lobby of a Senate office building Thursday, their chants echoing off the marble walls as they demanded that Congress vote to protect DACA recipients.... Read more»

Supreme Court may be eyeing Arizona’s appeal on DACA driver’s licenses

The Supreme Court this week moved to take a closer look at Arizona’s bid to deny driver’s licenses to recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, sparking concern among immigration-rights advocates.... Read more»