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In immigration news: Less federal-local cooperation, bill aims to stop immigrant tax benefits, teen border guides held, more

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| Immigration officials say limits set by state and local governments on who cops can hold for deportation are creating problems for federal officers. This and more.

In immigration news: Executive action remains on hold, ICE arrests, smaller 'border surge' expected this year, more

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The block on President Obama's executive immigration plan is to remain in place at least 10 more days, according to a federal judge's decision. This and more.

In immigration news: No reform prospects, 'venue shopping' in immigration lawsuit, camera in border bathroom, more

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Even after battling over Homeland Security funding, lawmakers don't seem eager to take on immigration reform at the moment. This and more.

Why some immigrants with criminal convictions aren't deported

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The case of Skid Row shooting subject Charly Leundeu Keunang shows there are exceptions, where the U.S. must keep immigrants guilty of serious crimes.

'Birthing houses' becoming commonplace, authorities say

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The operations cater to foreign, pregnant women who want to deliver their babies in the U.S. to gain citizenship, police say.

In immigration news: DHS gets funding, ICE had tried to deport man shot in Skid Row, executive action deportation fears, more

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Questions over the nationality of a homeless man recently shot by police in Los Angeles' Skid Row prevented US officials from deporting him in 2013. This and more.

In immigration news: DHS funding bill, ripple effect on local agencies, executive action and taxes, more

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Ports and other local agencies rely on Homeland Security grants to pay for operations, including some port security. Grant money could be held up if the department isn't funded. This and more.

Budget fight could mean less money for port security

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A possible Homeland Security shutdown could affect local agencies, including the ports.