Immigration

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Study: Data Lacking About The True State Of Border Security

A new study found that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s inconsistent reporting of data can lead to a skewed perception of the state of border security.

02/20/2015

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Panel OKs Nevada Bill Extending Teaching Licenses To More Immigrants

CARSON CITY, Nev. (CBS Las Vegas/AP) — A bill that would make it easier for immigrants with temporary legal status to get a Nevada teaching license has passed its first legislative hurdle. The Assembly Education […]

02/18/2015

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New Mexico House Passes Bill To Repeal Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

The New Mexico House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday that would end the state’s practice of giving driver’s licenses to people even if they can’t prove they are in the country legally.

02/13/2015

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Federal Judge Grants Permanent Injunction Allowing Young Immigrants To Obtain Ariz. Driver’s Licenses

A federal judge granted a permanent injunction Thursday affirming the ability of young immigrants protected from deportation to obtain an Arizona driver’s license.

01/23/2015

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Judge Bars Ariz. Officials From Enforcing Identity-Theft Laws Used To Convict Immigrant Workers

A judge has barred Maricopa County officials from enforcing two Arizona identity-theft laws that have been used to convict hundreds of immigrant workers.

01/06/2015

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Assaults Against Border Patrol Agents Drops 20 Percent, Report Says

Assaults against U.S. Border Patrol agents have dropped again even as apprehensions of immigrants illegally crossing the border increase.

01/02/2015

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Arizona Lawmaker Wants To Tag Immigrants’ Driver’s Licenses

A newly elected Arizona state representative says he’s drafting legislation to add a “non-citizen” designation on driver’s licenses issued to young immigrants participating in an Obama administration program enabling them to avoid deportation.

01/02/2015

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Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.

12/23/2014

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Many Young Immigrants Get Driver’s Licenses In Arizona

They waited in line in the dark outside motor vehicle offices, cheered when the doors opened and celebrated again upon passing their driving tests.

12/23/2014

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Arizona Dept. Of Transportation Expecting Rush Of Immigrant Driver’s License Applications

Many young immigrants who are protected from deportation under new Obama administration policies are expected Monday to begin pursuing Arizona driver’s licenses.

12/22/2014

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