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[September 6, 2017] Isle leaders, advocates decry decision to end DACA

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President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program that allowed young, unauthorized immigrants known as “Dreamers” to stay in the country has sparked fear in families who could be ripped apart and drawn condemnation from Hawaii leaders. More than 60 people lined Ala Moana Boulevard near the Federal Building late Tuesday to protest the decision, […]

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[August 31, 2017] Hirono, Chin, Hanusz Lead Call to Protect DACA Recipients

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HONOLULU –Senator Mazie K. Hirono, Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin, and Clare Hanusz from the Hawaii Coalition for Civil Rights today spoke out on the importance of protecting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients as the President threatens to take action that could end the program. Ten Republican state attorneys general have issued an ultimatum […]

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[August 31, 2017] Hawaii Immigration Advocates Lead Call to Protect DACA Recipients

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Big Island Now: Hawai’i Immigration Advocates Lead Call to Protect DACA Recipients Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, Hawai’i Attorney General Doug Chin and Clare Hanusz from the Hawaii Coalition for Civil Rights today spoke out on the importance of protecting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients as President Donald Trump threatens to take action that […]

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[August 2, 2017] Attorney Clare Hanusz: Controversial immigration plan would hurt Hawaii families

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Attorney: Controversial immigration plan would hurt Hawaii families A controversial plan to cut legal immigration to the United States by 50 percent over the next decade could permanently separate many Hawaii families, an immigration attorney said. President Trump threw his support behind the proposed legislation Wednesday, saying it “demonstrates our compassion for struggling American families […]