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Immigration News Update 1/11/17

10 Key Moments and More From Trump’s News Conference The New York Times 1/11/17 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/11/us/politics/trump-news-conference-hig...

Trump now agrees that Russia was behind hacking, and other highlights from his most recent press conference.

Sen. Cory Booker Says Jeff Sessions Hasn't Shown 'Commitment' to Civil Rights Needed to Be AG ABC 1/11/17 http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/sen-cory-booker-testifies-sessions-attorn...

Senator Cory Booker historically testified against Senator Jeff Sessions, noting that his conscience called him to do so.

Some Question City’s Decision to Keep IDNYC Documents City Limits 1/11/17
http://citylimits.org/2017/01/11/some-question-citys-decision-to-keep-id...

Betsy Plum, of the NYIC, discusses the IDNYC data collection process and how the NYPD was central to its formation.

Mexican ‘Dreamers’ Return to New York Voices of New York 1/10/17
https://voicesofny.org/2017/01/mexican-dreamers-return-to-new-york/

DACA beneficiaries traveled to Mexico with the program "Dreamers Without Borders" to revisit their heritage.

Immigration And Infertility Bring Two Mothers Together Over One 'Lucky Boy' NPR 1/10/17 http://www.npr.org/2017/01/10/508409085/immigration-and-infertility-brin...

Author Shanthi Sekaran, herself the child of immigrants, has crafted a tale of two women - an undocumented Mexican woman and an Indian-American woman - in "Lucky Boy."

County supervisors create a new office that would help immigrants receive assistance Los Angeles Times http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-county-immigration-office-20170...

A proposed "Office of Immigrant Affairs" will provide a one-stop shop for immigrants' concerns, including social and legal services.

UK Mulls Post-Brexit £1,000 Charge On EU Workers - Taxing Immigration Isn't The Way To Do It Forbes http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2017/01/11/uk-mulls-post-brexit-...

A lump sum tax on workers would penalize certain sectors of the economy; other routes would be more efficient.

The Deported: As Attorney General, Jeff Sessions will have near total control of immigration courts Vice New 1/11/17
https://news.vice.com/story/anti-immigration-jeff-sessions-will-have-nea...

If appointed Attorney General of the United States, Jeff Sessions will have the ability to almost unilaterally shape the nation's deportation procedures.

At Mass celebrating immigrants, Trump inauguration looms The Chicago Tribune1/11/17
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-blase-cupich-migrat...

The Catholic Church held a mass in Chicago to celebrate immigrants - but those in attendance fear for the future under the Trump administration.

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