August 2011

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  • Immigration reform in August: why now?
    Posted: 8/22/2011
    Washington (CNN) -- It's late August. Would you rather hit the beach or discuss immigration reform?

    The White House seems to be betting on the former, slipping out news of a major shift in the federal government's approach to illegal immigrants at a time when most Americans traditionally hit the road for summer vacation.
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  • Children Of Immigrants Face Hardship To Keep Families Together
    Posted: 8/14/2011
    WASHINGTON -- Aaron, a 32-year-old from Fort Wayne, Ind., is taking care of his four-year-old daughter alone while his wife, April, is in Mexico to sort out her immigration status. Although she was not deported, April is not allowed back in the country unless Aaron can prove "extreme hardship" from having her away -- and that does not not include the hardship to their four-year-old daughter
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  • Activists: GOP win in 2012 would be defeat for immigration reform
    Posted: 8/12/2011
    Washington ? The GOP debate in Ames, Iowa, made it clear that, if President Barack Obama is defeated in 2012, Republicans would continue their iron-fisted policy against the undocumented and would bury any chance of immigration reform in the United States, activists said Friday.

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