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Gaby Pacheco respond to Ann Coulter’s commets

Ann Coulter claims she would ban overweight immigrants from entering The U.S.
Gaby Pacheco an immigration activist with deferred deportation status, said she is more worried about disparaging comments made by Ann Coulter about Mexicans and immigrants than the controversial conservative columnist’s criticizing her weight or refusing to hug her in an interview with radio host Rick Sanchez.

Pacheco told Sanchez she is worried about the “inappropriate” and “hateful” comments Coulter often makes about Mexicans and immigrants and how she portrays white people as being superior to others. …

USCIS extends eligibility for employment authorization for H-4 dependent spouses

On May 26, 2015, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting applications for employment authorization from certain H-4 spouses of H-1B temporary work visa holders. Also, for now at least, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has pushed aside a challenge to the H-4 employment rule by denying a motion for preliminary junction based on allegations that USCIS violated the Administrative Procedures Act.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would begin accepting applications for employment authorization from certain H-4 dependent spouses of H-1B…

Court denies request to lift hold on executive actions

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals refused to lift a Texas judge’s injunction that put on hold immigration deferrals of deportations and work permits for millions of immigrants undocumented in the U.S.

The programs were made possible through executive action ordered by President Barack Obama. The appeals court ruled 2-1 against the administration Tuesday, May 26th. The decision arises from a lawsuit filed by 26 states opposing the programs, known by their acronyms DACA and DAPA.

It was not immediately clear if the government would appeal, either to the full appeals court in New…