HEADLINES Immigration — March 4, 2015

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imageYesterday, the House of Representatives approved Department of Homeland Security funding through September. However, immigrants are still in jeapordy due to a recent Texas ruling halting November’s Executive Actions. Millions of DREAMers, children eligible for Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA), and parents eligible for Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) will be affected if the Executive Actions continue to be blocked. Despite these tenuous circumstances, immigrants are succeeding and overcoming all odds. Visit our blog for HEADLINES: Immigration. I’ll bring you all the most important and up-to-date news on the immigration debate.

House Approves Homeland Security Department Funding Through September [Wall Street Journal]

‘I Am the Proud Son of an Immigrant’ [CNN]

DAPA-Eligible Immigrants Face Threat Of Deportation, Advocates Say [Huffington Post]

Undocumented: Immigration Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Visits DePaul [The DePaulia]

Crime, Violence and Poverty in Central America Drove Child Exodus to US Over the Last 2 Years, GAO Says [Fierce Homeland Security]

1 Billion Chickens Sold: Alabama’s Massive Chicken Industry, Immigrants and Obama’s Plan [AL.com]

Colleges Using Coffers for Financial Aid to Illegal Immigrants Stirs Debate on Immigration Reform [Fox News]

Sale of New York Nonprofit Will Secure Future for Shelter for Asylum-Seekers [Oregon Live]

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