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    Immigration and the Dream Act

    Panelists from Texas talked about the status of undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children and the application of the “Dream Act,” a path to residency for…

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    U.S. Deportation System

    Panelists talked about the Migration Policy Institute’s new report on changes to the U.S. deportation system since the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) took over the…

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    Book Discussion on Border Insecurity

    Sylvia Longmire talked about her book, Border Insecurity, in which she takes a critical look at U.S. border security and argues that until the federal government makes border security a…

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    U.S.-Mexico Border Security

    State and federal officials from Texas talked about security along the U.S.-Mexico border, the increase in undocumented immigrants, and resources required to prevent violence, crime, and…

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    Secretary Jeh Johnson on Border Security

    Secretary Jeh Johnson delivered remarks on the history and future of U.S. border security. He talked about immigration policy and the spike in unaccompanied immigrant children over the…

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    Visa Waiver Program and National Security

    Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff talked about the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) which allows citizens of certain countries to travel to the U.S. for up to 90 days without a…

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    Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Historical Perspective

    Experts discussed their recent research on German, Mexican, and Asian immigrant entrepreneurship. br/ br/ This “Congressional Briefing on Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Historical…

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    President Obama at Congressional Hispanic Caucus Dinner

    President Obama spoke at an awards dinner hosted by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. He talked about the need for immigration reform and called on Hispanics to vote in the…

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    Immigration Policy

    Members of Congress, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, and public policy experts talked about U.S. immigration policies and ways to improve them. In his opening address, Secretary Perez…

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    Missouri's German Americans During World War I

    Petra DeWitt talked about German-Americans in Missouri during World War I. German-Americans made up one of the largest immigrant groups in the state at the time and were often scrutinized…

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    Book Discussion on The Harness Maker's Dream

    NIck Kotz talked about his book, The Harness Maker’s Dream: Nathan Kallison and the Rise of South Texas. br/ He spoke in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 14th annual National…

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    Representative Luis Gutierrez on Immigration

    Representative Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, talked about his efforts as one of the Democratic Party’s leading strategists and as a party…

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    Attorney General Holder at Hispanic National Bar Association

    Attorney General Eric Holder delivered the keynote address at the Hispanic National Bar Association’s 39th annual convention. He said more minorities were needed in the legal…

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    Domestic Threat by Western Terrorists

    Officials from the Department of Homeland Security and Department of State testified at a House Homeland Security subcommittee hearing on the threat posed by ISIL* terrorists with western…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Spokesman Josh Earnest answered questions from reporters at the daily White House briefing. Topics included President Obama’s decision to delay executive action on federal…

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    U.S. Immigration Policy

    Government and private sector officials talked about legal issues facing the nation’s immigration system. They also assessed the Safety Act, which provides important legal…

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    Immigration and Undocumented Workers in Lynn, Massachusetts

    Speakers talked about the city of Lynn, Massachusetts, and its experiences with high levels of immigration, including its effects on crime, municipal services, state and local budgets, the…

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    Developments on Immigration Policy

    Emma Dumain was interviewed by telephone on the latest immigration developments, including the potential for executive actions from the Obama administration that could affect millions of…

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    Open Phones on Immigration Policy

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Should President Obama take Executive Action on Immigration?” br/ Emma Dumain of Roll Call was interviewed by…

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    Immigration Courts

    Two federal administrative judges, speaking as representatives of the National Association of Immigration Judges, talked about the influx of unaccompanied children into the U.S., and the…

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