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Biden rolls out spouse protections, easier work permits for DACA recipients

Biden rolls out spouse protections, easier work permits for DACA recipients

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration Tuesday announced deportation protections for long-term undocumented immigrants married to U.S. citizens, along with quicker approval of work permits for those in the Deferred Action…

Polis, 8 other Dem governors call on Biden, Congress to act on immigration

Polis, 8 other Dem governors call on Biden, Congress to act on immigration

WASHINGTON — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and eight other Democratic governors sent a letter to President Joe Biden and congressional leaders Monday, requesting federal aid and urging changes to immigration…

DACA recipients would gain ACA health care coverage under plan pursued by Biden administration

DACA recipients would gain ACA health care coverage under plan pursued by Biden administration

A child holds a sign shaped like a butterfly that says, “Here to stay,” at a rally organized by the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition on March 11, 2023, at the…

White House hopes to curb immigration from Central America via $1 billion in economic development

White House hopes to curb immigration from Central America via $1 billion in economic development

WASHINGTON — The White House Monday announced nearly $1 billion in investments to address economic causes of migration in several Central American countries, an effort being spurred by Vice President…

Congress takes up new gun laws in emergency meetings after latest round of U.S. massacres

Congress takes up new gun laws in emergency meetings after latest round of U.S. massacres

WASHINGTON — Following mass shootings in New York and Texas, the U.S. House Judiciary Committee is holding an emergency meeting on Thursday to mark up gun control legislation — though…

U.S. Senate votes to make daylight savings time the law of the land; bill now heads to U.S. House for vote

U.S. Senate votes to make daylight savings time the law of the land; bill now heads to U.S. House for vote

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate with little debate on Tuesday unanimously supported a permanent change to daylight saving time, several days after Americans once again went through the hated “spring…

Order free at-home COVID-19 tests online starting Jan. 19

Order free at-home COVID-19 tests online starting Jan. 19

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Friday launched a new website for Americans to request up to four free COVID-19 tests per household. The administration is buying 1 billion at-home…

Proposed budget reconciliation includes path to citizenship for DACA recipients

Proposed budget reconciliation includes path to citizenship for DACA recipients

A provision tucked in the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package would direct Congress to chart a path for citizenship for millions of undocumented people. If passed, the House provision would provide…