immigration

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James W. Russell says supporters of the North American Free Trade Agreement said it would create jobs in Mexico and decrease migration to the United States. But the lecturer in Public Policy in Portland State University’s Department of Political Science says history shows that was not likely to be the case.


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University of Notre Dame Sociology Professor Jorge Bustamante says the economic and humanitarian issues of immigration are “two sides of the same coin.”


(MPRN-Detroit) A federal judge in Detroit has ordered the government to provide immigration files to Iraqis being detained while they fight deportation. 

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A Kalamazoo non-profit group wants to help people in the DACA program that lets undocumented people who came to the U.S. as children avoid deportation. President Donald Trump announced recently that he'll end the program. But he gave Congress six months to come up with an alternative.

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Opponents of President Donald Trump's plan to phase out the DACA program rallied Tuesday evening in Kalamazoo's Bronson Park. DACA allows undocumented people who came to the U-S as children to stay. The White House says it's ending the program but will wait six months to give Congress time to decide if it should continue.

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