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Immigration: Deportation action a relief to some, but many won't qualify

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| With new immigration rules announced, some who entered the country illegally are overjoyed — others weren't so lucky.

Immigration reform: Obama to sign executive order; Republicans won't 'stand idle'

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A day after announcing he would act to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, President Obama was in Las Vegas to sign the order Friday.

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In immigration news: Obama to sign executive order, Secure Communities replaced, what's next for immigrants, more

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President Obama's immigration plan touches on almost every aspect of the immigration system, from deportation relief for millions to border security and the immigration courts. This and more.

Immigration reform: What Obama's executive action means for California

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In California, where 83 percent of unauthorized immigrants are estimated to have lived in the U.S. for five years or more, the effects could be staggering.

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In immigration news: Executive action details, GOP backlash, a 'disproportionate' effect in California, more

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It's expected that President Obama's executive action plan will offer relief from deportation to certain groups of immigrants, such as the parents of U.S. citizens. This and more.

In immigration news: Obama announcement expected Thursday, border security, more

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President Obama is now expected to announce his much-anticipated executive action on immigration Thursday. This and more.

California sees decline in immigrants in US illegally, Pew says

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The Pew Research Center finds the total number of immigrants here in the U.S. unlawfully is unchanged, but East Coast states are seeing gains while border states like California have seen declines.

Legal service providers brace for an Obama immigration plan

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Pro-bono legal providers who handle immigration cases are bracing themselves for the workload if President Obama extends protection from deportation to more immigrants.