SOT Immigration Series

The State of Things
12:00 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

The Lives Of Transgender Immigrants

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Today is transgender day of remembrance, a day designated to remembering transgender people who have lost their lives to violence this past year.

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The State of Things
11:07 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Child Welfare And Immigration Enforcement

Sign at the U.S. Border.
Credit Makaristos via Creative Commons

A panel of experts discuss immigration and child welfare

Last year, Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported more than 400,000 people. But what happens when those deportees are parents? Children may end up in foster care as parents abroad struggle to regain custody. 

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The State of Things
10:21 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals, One Year Later

A supporter of the Dream Act petitioned for its passage last August.
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Last summer, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security rolled out a plan to allow undocumented young people who meet certain requirements to receive a temporary legal reprieve. More than 17,000 people in North Carolina have applied for status under the measure, called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA.

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