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Immigration News Update 1/12/17

Immigrants Head to Washington to Rally While Obama Is Still There New York Times 1/11/17
https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/01/11/nyregion/immigrants-head-to-washin...

The New York Immigration Coalition and other groups will rally this Saturday, January 14, to protect immigrants' rights.

What John Kelly Said About Immigration Policy at His Confirmation Hearing for DHS Secretary Immigration Impact 1/11/17 http://immigrationimpact.com/2017/01/11/john-kelly-said-immigration-poli...

Kelly believes that violence, but also the promise of asylum, are major contributors to immigration; his perspective on immigration seems to be still in formation.

Dick Durbin: 'There Is Not A Spot Of Evidence' Jeff Sessions Would be Fair And Humane On Immigration The Huffington Post 1/10/17 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/jeff-sessions-dick-durbin-immigratio...

Senator Dick Durbin took Senator Sessions to task during his Attorney General hearing, commenting specifically on his immigration record.

Senate Takes Major Step Toward Repealing Health Care Law New York Times 1/12/17
https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/01/12/us/politics/health-care-congress-v...

Stringer on Immigrants and the NYC Economy Voices of New York 1/11/17
https://voicesofny.org/2017/01/stringer-on-immigrants-and-the-nyc-economy/

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer released a compelling report yesterday on the inextricable ties between NYC's immigrants and its economy.

Here's the Biggest Immigration Issue That Trump Isn't Talking About Mother Jones 1/12/17
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2017/01/family-detention-immigration...

The Dilley and Karnes detention centers can no longer detain children, but the practice has not ended in the U.S.

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