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Immigration Keeps SF Population Growing Even as Locals Depart

The U.S. Census announced last week that the estimated population of San Francisco County grew by more than 8,000 people between July 2016 and July 2017, on top of smaller population surges in surrounding counties. Which is surprising, especially given…
A Timeline of DACA Offers Trump Has Rejected

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump argued Friday that Democrats have stood in the way of DACA recipients gaining permanent legal status, while casting Republicans as would-be saviors. “The Republicans are with you, they want to get your situation taken care of,”…
Immigration and Naturalization in the Western Tradition

Congress passed its first naturalization law 228 years ago on March 26, 1790. The Naturalization Act of 1790 was the most open naturalization law in the world at the time, allowing free white persons of good character to naturalize after…
Immigration Plans Stuck in Congressional Limbo as Deadlines Loom

The anticlimactic failure of U.S. immigration legislation last week sent senators scrambling for fallback options to avoid the deportation of young people who arrived in the country as children. But amid upcoming fiscal deadlines, congressional election campaigns and a stubborn…
Senate to Debate Immigration, But Trump is the Question Mark

WASHINGTON — The Senate will open up a rare, open-ended debate on immigration and the fate of the “Dreamer” immigrants on Monday. But the most influential voice in the conversation may be on the other side of Pennsylvania Avenue. If…
McCain, Coons Immigration Bill Sparks Trump Backlash

A bill aimed at resetting immigration negotiations in the Senate is running into early backlash from President Trump. The bill from Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Christopher Coons (D-Del.), introduced on Monday, pairs a path to citizenship for “dreamers” with…