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New York Passes Law to Protect Immigrants Against Fraud

New York City Council Approves Municipal Identification Card Program

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Florida Becomes 20th State to Offer In-State Tuition to Undocumented Students

Philadelphia, Baltimore, and the Majority of Counties in Oregon Limit Local Police Involvement in Enforcing Immigration Laws

Supreme Court Leaves Lower Court Decisions on Anti-Immigrant Housing Regulations Intact

As members of Congress prepare to return to Washington, D.C. from the summer recess, the future of U.S.

Circuit Court Split on Constitutionality of Local Anti-Immigrant Housing Ordinances (August 2013)                                                         

Last August, the Obama Administration began implementing its Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program – a policy through which certain undocumented individuals receive temporary permission to stay in the U.S. for two years as well as the right to apply for employment authorization. After some initial resistance to issuing driver’s licenses to DACA grantees, most states eventually decided to do so. At this time, only two states – Arizona and Nebraska – continue to deny state driver’s licenses or identification cards to DACA recipients.   

More than eight months after hearing testimony in the civil trial, a U.S.

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