DHS Will Not Accept Applications For Deportation Deferment Program After Court Ruling

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DHS Will Not Accept Applications For Deportation Deferment Program After Court Ruling

The Department of Homeland Security has suspended plans to begin accepting deportation deferment requests on Wednesday, Feb. 18. View this image › Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. Joshua Roberts / Reuters The Department of Homeland Security will comply with a temporary injunction issued by a federal judge in Texas that halts the implementation […]

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These People Volunteered To Go To Jail For Two Months, And This Is What Happened

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These People Volunteered To Go To Jail For Two Months, And This Is What Happened

Recently, President Obama made a historic visit the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in Oklahoma in an effort to highlight problems with how we deal with crime in our country. It is the first time that a sitting president has visited an American prison. And in the same vein, a new show on A&E called […]

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For Me, The Cuba Embargo Has Always Been A Human Embargo

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For Me, The Cuba Embargo Has Always Been A Human Embargo

For decades, the U.S. embargo against Cuba has torn apart families like mine. View this image › My mother embracing her Cuban cousin for the first time in nearly 50 years. Miguel Piedra I’m 39 years old, a Miami native whose Cuban parents came to America as teenagers fleeing the harsh realities of Cuba’s totalitarian […]

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Obama Welcomes Supreme Court Move To End “Patchwork” Marriage Laws

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Obama Welcomes Supreme Court Move To End “Patchwork” Marriage Laws

Marriage equality has “hit a critical mass,” the president says in an interview with BuzzFeed News. View this image › Photograph by Jon Premosch for BuzzFeed News WASHINGTON — President Obama Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court’s signals that marriage equality is on the verge of becoming the law of the land, adding that he expected […]

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