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The Trump administration has made a priority of cracking down on unauthorized immigration, and law enforcement has been supportive. But even sheriffs who support a hard line on unauthorized immigrants are wary of holding prisoners for deportation.
Schools and disabled students are pitted against each other in a Supreme Court case that could require higher standards for special education, something school administrators say would be expensive for schools.
Launched by the White House, the Data-Driven Justice Initiative wants to lower prison inmate numbers and increase the number of prisoners receiving health care and mental health services with proven methods.
Many high-tech centers, like Seattle, are seeing more immigration than they did 10 years ago. At the same time, a drop in immigration to rural agricultural counties has led to critical farm labor shortages.