Immigration
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Iraq unrest persists

International | Protesters demand more than quick fixes
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/12/19, 05:26 pm

At least 12 protesters died over the weekend as Iraqi security forces continued to crack down on demonstrations. The unrest that began Oct. 1 shows no sign of abating as protesters call for an overhaul of Iraq’s political system and blame neighboring Iran for its role in the country’s plight.

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Court conservatives appear to support ending DACA

by Mickey McLean
Posted 11/12/19, 01:32 pm

The Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program could soon come to an end. The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments on whether it could block the Trump administration’s decision to wind down the immigration program that shields those who came to the United States as children but remain in the country illegally. DACA currently allows 660,000 immigrants to apply for renewable, two-year protected status.

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Not a single one

Politics | A White House delay blocked refugee admissions in the month of October
by Harvest Prude
Posted 11/07/19, 04:37 pm

WASHINGTON—For the first time in more than 30 years, the United States went an entire month without welcoming any refugees.

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