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Election 2015: In a diverse city, a not-so-diverse City Council

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| Out of 15 City Council members, 14 are men. Only four Latinos hold council seats, and there are no Asian-Americans.

For some childhood arrivals, a long wait for legal status

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Some immigrants who have been here for more than 20 years will soon be eligible for relief because they arrived in the U.S. as minors. The wait has been painful.

In immigration news: DHS funding battle, executive action rollout, Cubans fear deportation for crimes, more

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The battle over Homeland Security funding in Congress includes some costly demands from lawmakers. This and more.

In immigration news: No legislative overhaul in sight, Homeland Security funding battle, more

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Homeland Secretary chief Jeh Johnson calls on lawmakers to stop tying his agency's budget to executive action. This and more.

In immigration news: Health enrollment hurdles, Arab Americans and the census, immigration scams, more

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Immigrants who must prove their identity and legal status still face complications enrolling in health insurance exchanges. This and more.

Should the US census count Arab Americans differently?

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The U.S. is considering a new category for Arab Americans. Most identify as 'white' on census forms. But younger activists say it's time to be counted properly.

In immigration news: Homeland Security funding battle, Obama's veto threat, measles enter the immigration debate, more

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President Obama says he'll veto any legislation that tries to undo his executive immigration order. This and more.

In immigration news: Senate Democrats block anti-executive action bill, 'Fresh Off the Boat' star speaks, more

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Senate Democrats voted Tuesday to block a GOP-backed measure that would fund Homeland Security on the condition that executive action be restricted. This and more.