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Emotional Accounts from Immigrant Families

Emotional Accounts from Immigrant Families

Mar 11
President Trump's new immigration policy is causing stress and heartache for some families. CBS News correspondent Omar Villafranca joins CBSN to discuss.

'DREAMer' Arrested After Speaking Out About Immigration

'DREAMer' Arrested After Speaking Out About Immigration

Mar 6
Daniela Vargas, who came to the U.S. as a child, was arrested shortly after speaking out about protecting immigrants. Immigration lawyer Abigail Peterson represents Vargas and discusses the case on CBSN.

New Immigration Guidelines Expected from the White House

New Immigration Guidelines Expected from the White House

Feb 21
The White House is expected to step up enforcement of immigration laws and tighten border security. But as Chip Reid reports, two highly controversial proposals are not expected to be in the new guidelines.

Cities, Counties Mull Immigrant Legal Fund After Trump's Win

By Sophia Tareen and Amy Taxin | Dec 21
Major U.S. cities and counties are beefing up legal services for immigrants to help them fight deportation and avoid fraudulent lawyers in the wake of Donald Trump's election and his hard-line immigration enforcement promises.

Volkswagen Bets on New Technology to Bounce Back from Crisis

By David McHugh | Nov 26
Volkswagen's namesake brand hopes to bounce back from its diesel emissions scandal with a broad restructuring that will mean more battery-powered cars, digital services such as ride-sharing, and more SUVs for the U.S. market.

Visa Overstays Get Short Shrift in Border Security Debate

By Elliot Spagat | Oct 14
More than 20 years had elapsed since the U.S. government estimated how many people entered the country legally and overstayed their visas. The updated numbers, finally published in January, were sobering.

Feds Set Up Fake University, Arrest 21 in Bogus Visa Case

By David Porter | Apr 9
Immigration officials have investigated hundreds of suspected fake schools, or "visa mills," in recent years. Some have led to charges.

Ask An Immigration Lawyer :: What Does Marriage Equality Mean for Same-Sex Families?

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 30
With the advent of marriage equality in Florida, 70% of Americans now live in states where committed couples of the same gender can legally wed. But for same-sex couples in any state, marriage is not the end of the road. Here's what you need to know.

Groups Demand Humane Treatment for LGBTs in Immigration Detention

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 10
This Human Rights Day, LGBT and human rights groups are calling for human treatment for LGBT people in immigration detention facilities in the United States.

Ask An Immigration Lawyer: Executive Orders, Immigration Reform, and the Conservative Approach

By EDGE | Nov 17
Rumors about imminent immigration reform through executive order have stirred up excitement. But there's a safer way to proceed than risking everything on the shifting winds of politics.

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