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Countdown of the Top Five Immigration Stories of 2012 » Immigration Impact

Countdown of the Top Five Immigration Stories of 2012 » Immigration Impact | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
A blog dedicated to advancing constructive dialogue on immigration.
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The stories that will have major impact for the rest of this decade.

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23 Defining Moments in Immigration Policy History

23 Defining Moments in Immigration Policy History | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
A super easy guide to more than 200 years of immigration policy.
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Legislation on immigration from 1700s to present. Great photographs.

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Immigrants help grow Texas economy

Immigrants help grow Texas economy | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
Immigrants from Asia and Latin America have become critical components in a Texas job machine that's created nearly 158,000 jobs in Houston and more than 500,000 jobs statewide since the recession in 2009.
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2012: Recap of an Amazing Year in Immigration — Immigration Reform | America's Voice

2012: Recap of an Amazing Year in Immigration — Immigration Reform | America's Voice | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
As 2012 comes to a close, we would like to take this opportunity to reflect on what a remarkable year it has been for immigration reform.  While 2012 started out with a vow to veto the DREAM Act and talk...
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Definitely an amazing year that has set the stage for immigration reform! 

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Immigration Change Will Ease Family Separations

Immigration Change Will Ease Family Separations | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
New rules unveiled on Wednesday will allow many American citizens to avoid long separations from family members who are illegal immigrants as they apply to become legal residents.
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ImmigrationProf Blog: Top 10 Immigration News Stories of 2012

ImmigrationProf Blog: Top 10 Immigration News Stories of 2012 | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
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Included on the list - 30th anniversary of Plyler vs. Doe which guaranteed K-12 education regardless of legal status.
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Interactive graphic: how UK migration has changed, 1964-2011 - Telegraph

Interactive graphic: how UK migration has changed, 1964-2011 - Telegraph | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
As net migration sees the biggest fall for four years, the Office for National Statistics has looked back on the long term trends in migration to and from the UK since 1964.
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England and its immigration policies.

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Georgia 'Show-Me-Your-Papers' Law Takes Effect

Georgia 'Show-Me-Your-Papers' Law Takes Effect | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
The law allows police to check the immigration status of certain suspects (Georgia Police Can Choose Whether To Enforce Immigration Law - ABC News http://t.co/7QwbmL2v (via @ABC))...
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Taking the Arizona road.

 

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FY 2012: ICE announces year-end removal numbers, highlights focus on key priorities and issues new national detainer guidance to further focus resources

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Record number of deportations in 2012.  Many deportees had no criminal record. This points to the failure of prosecutorial discretion.

 

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In US Since Age 10, But No Dream Act for Young Activist Who Helps Others

In US Since Age 10, But No Dream Act for Young Activist Who Helps Others | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
In the US since she was 10, Dede has worked to address youth violence and access to resources for people returning home from prison, starting several nonprofits. She is also facing deportation.
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Immigration and detention/incarceration.

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Infographic: How the DREAM Act Helps the Economy

Infographic: How the DREAM Act Helps the Economy | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
Passing the federal DREAM Act would add a total of $329 billion to the American economy by 2030.
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Looking at DACA by the numbers.

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Tom K. Wong on Life as an Undocumented Youth | KPBS.org

Tom K. Wong on Life as an Undocumented Youth | KPBS.org | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
Tom K. Wong is haunted by a childhood memory. It is of being awakened in the middle of the night by his mother, and being taken into the hallway, along with his older brother.
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20 Immigration Experts To Follow on Twitter

20 Immigration Experts To Follow on Twitter | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
Up-to-the-minute updates on immigration reform.
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The pulse on immigration related matters.

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Infographic: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement

Infographic: Setting the Record Straight on Immigration and Border Enforcement | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
Those opposed to comprehensive immigration reform still point to deficiencies in border security as a reason to stall new immigration policy, but they are ignoring the facts. (RT @anoorani: Infographic: #Border security first?
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White House builds immigration pact - Financial Times

White House builds immigration pact - Financial Times | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
ABC News White House builds immigration pact Financial Times The White House is building a coalition of allies, including labour unions and Hispanic groups, to help generate support for comprehensive immigration reform, capitalising on the...
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Top 10 of 2012 Issue #5: The Stars May Be Aligning for Break in Long-Running Stalemate over Major US Immigration Policy Reform

Top 10 of 2012   Issue #5: The Stars May Be Aligning for Break in Long-Running Stalemate over Major US Immigration Policy Reform | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
Reform of the US immigration system has been an elusive goal for more than a decade.
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Columbian.com - Will: Immigration in U.S. has valuable roots

Columbian.com - Will: Immigration in U.S. has valuable roots | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
At the end of this year in which election results reinserted immigration into the political conversation, remember that 2012 is the 150th anniversary of "the first comprehensive immigration law." This is how the Homestead Act of 1862 is described...
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Conservative George Will reviews the connection between citizenship, Americanization and the Homestead act.

 

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Canada's controversial 2012 changes to immigration and refugee system

Canada's controversial 2012 changes to immigration and refugee system | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
The federal Conservative government has radically changed the landscape and made it much tougher for many to make Canada their home. Here is a primer on the most critical changes.
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A look at our neighbor's  shift to restrict immigration.

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Poll: Majority back path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants

Poll: Majority back path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
Washington (CNN) -- A new national poll indicates a majority of American voters say they support a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
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What recent major polls tell us about public opinion on immigration.

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5 Republicans who matter on immigration - Seung Min Kim

5 Republicans who matter on immigration - Seung Min Kim | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
They lack the stature of the Big Three Republicans in the immigration reform debate: Marco Rubio, John McCain and Lindsey Graham.
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Labrador believes that giving the undocumented a path to citizenship would make it meaningless.   Unbelievable.

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Debating The Impact Of An Immigration Crackdown | KQED

Debating The Impact Of An Immigration Crackdown  | KQED | The Evolving Story of Immigration | Scoop.it
Five years after a Virginia county stepped up immigration checks, locals differ on the impact.
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Immigration checks and "probable cause."

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Books on Bengali Immigrants, Rogue Police Officers and Homeless Youths

Books on Bengali immigrants in Harlem, rogue police officers and homeless youths.
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How citizenship, race and ethnicity were fluid for Bengali immigrants.

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