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California’s immigration transformation

California’s immigration transformation

In 1994, California voters approved one of the harshest anti-immigrant laws in U.S. history, Proposition 187. Today, as we mark the 20th annual immigration day in Sacramento, our state is recognized as having the strongest pro-immigrant laws in the country.

Paris attacks reshape U.S. debate on immigration, security

Paris attacks reshape U.S. debate on immigration, security

U.S. lawmakers called on Tuesday for even tighter scrutiny of Syrian refugees fleeing to the United States as last week's deadly Paris attacks recast America's debate over immigration and national security, prompting a sharp rebuke from President Barack Obama, who said attempts to block entry were "offensive and contrary to American values".

Mexico to issue birth certificates for citizens

The Mexican government on Thursday will start issuing birth certificates to its citizens at consulates in the United States, seeking to make it easier for them to apply for US work permits, driver’s licenses and protection from deportation.