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Path to US citizenship leaves many in dark
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In his speech on immigration last week, US President Barack Obama outlined his plan to offer relief to some undocumented immigrants through an executive order. This is a major step the president took in the face of opposition from Republicans in …

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Evangelist thankful to be a U.S. citizen, but also for jail time when he was not
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He moved in 1961 with his family from the Dominican Republic to New York City when he was 8; surrendered to Christ in 1987; and became a U.S. citizen this June. "Citizenship holds a lot of rights," Alvarez said. "I'm thankful for that." You are another …

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Both relieved and worried
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AT THE Guatemalan consulate in Atlanta, Georgia, Juan Raymundo Lopez, a young immigrant in a baseball cap, is sitting in an office hoping to get his passport in order. His two young sons sit nearby—one fast asleep on a desk, his head resting on a …

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On immigration, Chris Christie may need an amnesty (Mulshine)
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That's President Barack Obama's issuance of an executive order suspending the enforcement of federal immigration laws as regards about five million undocumented aliens. “Christie was particularly hard to pin down on immigration,” Leibovich wrote.

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GOP Leaders Divided on Immigration Crackdown in Texas
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Though they appear to be universally outraged by President Obama's executive order affecting millions of undocumented immigrants, Texas Republican leaders are far from united on how to use their own power to police unauthorized workers and the …

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Obama immigration plan: 5 million covered, Homeland Security changes included
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President Obama's executive action could provide legal status for as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants. The plan doesn't extend U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency, but does remove the fear of deportation. It will also allow them to …

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