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Tempered optimism over a new 'Dream Act' bill in the Trump era

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| A new version of legislation long known as the Dream Act has returned to the Senate. But the bipartisan bill likely faces an uphill climb.

Supreme Court order again narrows the door for US-bound refugees

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The U.S. Supreme Court has stayed part of a lower court's ruling last week that opened the door for more refugees to arrive in the United States.

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Reopened deportation cases up more than 60 percent in LA

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Reopened deportation cases are up more than 60 percent in Los Angeles as immigrants who were once assured they could stay in the country find that may longer be so.

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Trump administration raises ceiling on foreign worker visas

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The federal government is raising the cap on visas under the H-2B program that brings in low-skilled workers from abroad to work in hotels and other industries.

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Why the term 'la raza' has complicated roots in the US

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The National Council of La Raza announced that it was changing its name to UnidosUS, dropping a word that has deep roots but may have hurt the organization.

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Refugee admissions pass Trump administration cap of 50,000

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The Supreme Court's decision to allow part of President Trump's travel ban to take effect means that many already-vetted refugees will be denied entry to the U.S.

Trump travel ban hits refugee admissions

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After Wednesday, refugees will need to prove a bona fide relationship with a close family member or a U.S. entity to enter the country.

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A refugee family celebrates its first Independence Day

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Bashir Kashefi, a refugee from Afghanistan, says he will celebrate July 4th but is concerned about the reinstated travel ban that temporarily bars refugees.

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