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Anti-LGBT Lawmakers Unveil Slew of ‘Religious Freedom’ Bills Despite Business Concerns

by | Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 11:02 CST
A conservative member warned of a 'public fight' if House leadership tries to kill discriminatory legislation.
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Myth-Busting Immigration Detainers: They’re Optional, Costly and Rarely Lead to Deportation

In 2015, federal authorities never followed up on 62 percent of immigration detainers issued to local jails. Overall, only 15 percent of detainers led to deportations.

In 2015, federal authorities never followed up on 62 percent of immigration detainers issued to local jails. Overall, only 15 percent of detainers led to deport...Read More

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