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Immigration News Update 1/13/17

Obama administration ends special immigration policy for Cubans Reuters 1/13/17
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cuba-immigration-idUSKBN14W2ZO

The Obama administration has ended the controversial "wet foot, dry foot" immigration policy that allowed Cubans without visas to become citizens.

Deportation force is ‘not happening,’ Paul Ryan tells undocumented family Washington Post 1/12/17
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/01/12/deportation-...

Paul Ryan reiterated his plan to deport undocumented criminal immigrants, but also told an undocumented woman that she would not be deported.

Immigrant groups plan ‘Day of Action’ protests across the country Washington Post 1/5/17
https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/immigrant-groups-...

Tomorrow, January 14th, the NYIC will join other immigration groups to protest in Washington D.C. and engage in street team actions across NY.

Trump’s Immigration Chance Wall Street Journal 1/12/17
http://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-immigration-chance-1484266731

To build goodwill and show mercy to the children of undocumented people, Trump should leave DACA alone.

DOJ: 'Severely Deficient Training' Has Led To Pattern Of Abuse By Chicago Police NPR 1/13/17
http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/01/13/509646186/doj-severely...

A DOJ report found Chicago police systematically violate peoples' rights through excessive force, lack of training and other means.

Trump's Promises Of Deportations Create Uncertainty For N.J. Family OPB 1/13/17
http://www.opb.org/news/article/npr-trumps-promises-of-deportations-crea...

For the Armas family, the Trump presidency has meant an increase in fear and anxiety over the threat of deportation.

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