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Democrats try to force Dream Act vote, as GOP rolls out conservative DACA fix

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| Democrats this week introduced a rare procedural move to force a vote on the Dream Act, while Republicans rolled out a conservative-friendly option aimed at resolving the legal status of Dreamers.

15 states, DC — but not yet California — sue Trump admin over DACA

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The lawsuit filed in federal court in Brooklyn asked a judge to conclude that the president's action involving DACA is unconstitutional.

Need an immigration lawyer? Some LA schools can refer you

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Some schools offer to connect families with immigration attorneys — an offer that's taken on new salience after President Trump's DACA decision Tuesday.

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Trump joins with GOP senators to push immigration changes

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The White House said that only 1 in 15 immigrants comes to the U.S. because of their skills, and the current system fails to place a priority on highly skilled immigrants.

Deported vets try to return to the country they fought for

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Green card holders who serve in the military can be deported after discharge if they get into legal trouble. Some are trying to return or get their VA benefits.

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After military service, these veterans face deportation

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Some 11,000 non-citizens serve in the U.S. military. But if they commit crimes after discharge, these veterans can be deported.

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Another federal appeals court says Trump's travel ban should remain on hold

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The 9th Circuit largely upheld an injunction that blocks key portions of the president's travel ban from going into effect. The decision comes weeks after a similar opinion from the 4th Circuit.

State lawmakers pass bills on housing, immigration, education, cannabis

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Facing a deadline, the Assembly and Senate approved hundreds of bills. Among them: Addressing the affordable housing shortage, protecting immigrants, altering the teacher tenure process and prohibiting police from enforcing federal cannabis laws that conflict with state law.