HEADLINES: Immigration — May 8, 2014

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button_icon_immigration_headlinesImmigration reform saw both victories and challenges on the state level this week. Colorado, Washington, and Oregon made a move to change immigration jail holds and Virginia granted in-state tuition to DREAMers. However, both Nebraska and Alabama struggled with controversial legislation. Visit our blog every Thursday for HEADLINES: Immigration. I’ll bring you all the most important and up-to-date news on the immigration debate.

Immigration Reform Still Has a Pulse [NBC News]

Virginia is Making College a Reality for Some Undocumented Immigrants [The Washington Post]

Desert Rescue Beacons Let Immigrants Call for Help [The Washington Post]

Youths Arrested in Immigration Protest [ABC News]

Counties in State Dropping Immigrant Jail Holds [The Seattle Times]

Report: “Nonjudicial” Deportations, Criminal Charges Up Since 1996 [Atlanta Journal Constitution]

Florida Advances Tuition Aid for Children Brought to U.S. Illegally [New York Times]

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Nebraska Immigration Case [Chicago Tribune]

What Happens to Children When Parents are Detained or Deported? [VOXXI]

Alabama Agrees to Pay $230,000 Over Immigration Lawsuit [Montgomery Advertiser]

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