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The immigration debate has really heated up lately, and legal developments have been occurring at a rapid pace. Laws have been passed and challenges have been filed, leaving immigrants in several states in a grey area. In this environment, it is important to stay up to date with the changes in the law. Fortunately, FindLaw’s Immigration News provides the leading source of timely immigration news, with breaking legal stories, legal insight from attorneys and a collection of articles from around the Web.

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  • Scalia's death means loss of key vote in divided cases

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 20:04:44 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Antonin Scalia's death deprives conservatives of a key vote that could change the outcome in some major Supreme Court cases, including one in which labor unions appeared headed for a big defeat.

  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Iraq war

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 18:25:41 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump delivered a ferocious putdown of George W. Bush from the debate stage, central to his effort to convince voters that they don't want another Bush deciding when to take the country to war. But were his key facts right?

  • Turkey shells Kurdish positions in Syria for 2nd day

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 17:24:47 GMT

    BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey shelled positions held by a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in northern Syria for a second day on Sunday, drawing condemnation from the Syrian government, whose forces are advancing against insurgents in the same area under the cover of Russian airstrikes.

  • Opposition activists say Turkey shelling Kurds in Syria

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 13:48:53 GMT

    BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey shelled positions held by the main Kurdish militia in northern Syria for a second day Sunday, drawing condemnation from the Syrian government and adding complexity to an inflamed situation in the area where Russian-backed Syrian government forces are also on the march, opposition activists said.

  • Obama to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time'

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 08:08:11 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, charging into a heated and likely prolonged election-year fight with Republicans. Obama said a nomination was "bigger than any one party."

  • AP FACT CHECK: Republicans debaters on high court, economy

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 08:00:39 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican presidential debaters misfired in assertions about Supreme Court nominees, Syria, immigration and more.

  • Debate Takeaways: Civil court discussion gives way to brawl

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 07:59:34 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Saturday's Republican presidential debate was the perfect spot for GOP candidates to try and project legal gravitas after the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

  • GOP candidates joust over foreign policy, immigration

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 07:57:39 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Republican presidential candidates jousted over immigration and foreign policy in a raucous debate that was shaken by the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia hours before they took the stage.

  • The Latest: Cruz, Trump offer closing arguments to SC

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:59:24 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the Republican debate on Saturday night (all times local):

  • AP FACT CHECK: Republicans debaters on high court, Syria

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 04:36:41 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican presidential debaters misfired in assertions about Supreme Court nominees, Syria, immigration and more.

  • Fight night: Personal attacks, court debate for GOP hopefuls

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 04:15:20 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Republican White House hopefuls insisted that President Barack Obama step aside and let his successor nominate the next Supreme Court justice, in a raucous Saturday night debate that also featured harshly personal jousting over immigration and foreign policy.

  • AP FACT CHECK: GOP debaters on high court, Syria

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 04:15:13 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican presidential debaters misfired in assertions about Supreme Court nominees, Syria and more.

  • The Latest: Trump denies accusations of bankruptcy

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 03:57:54 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the Republican debate on Saturday night (all times local):

  • The Latest: Trump defends use of profanities in rallies

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 03:53:57 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the Republican debate on Saturday night (all times local):

  • The Latest: Carson says wealthy not responsible for economy

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 03:52:24 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the Republican debate on Saturday night (all times local):

  • The Latest: Cruz touts the need for conservative economics

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 03:36:06 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the Republican debate on Saturday night (all times local):

  • The Latest: Cruz looks to take Cruz on in Spanish

    Sun, 14 Feb 2016 03:32:43 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the Republican debate on Saturday night (all times local):

  • Republican group likens Clinton to Trump in advertisement

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 19:19:08 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is getting an assist from a Republican super PAC founded by a top strategist to former President George W. Bush.

  • Documentary "Fire at Sea" open at Berlin Film Festival

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 11:52:55 GMT

    BERLIN (AP) — The documentary "Fire at Sea," about the Italian island of Lampedusa where thousands of immigrants arrive in Europe, opens as one of two documentaries in competition for the Golden Bear award at the Berlin International Film Festival.

  • Cruz's right turn on immigration belies more moderate past

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 07:57:43 GMT

    GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Ted Cruz has for months repeated that when it comes to immigration, he has never supported granting "amnesty" or "legalization" to people in the United States illegally.

  • Texas OKs licensing path for immigrant detention centers

    Sat, 13 Feb 2016 01:17:42 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two of the nation's largest federal immigrant family detention centers can soon apply for residential child care licenses in Texas.