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Biden suspends rules limiting immigrant arrest, deportation

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By PHILIP MARCELO
Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — The Biden administration has suspended an order that had focused resources for the arrest and deportation of immigrants on those considered a threat to public safety and national security. The action over the weekend followed a ruling this month from a federal judge in Texas. Advocates and experts say the move announced Saturday will only sow fear among immigrant communities. A Cornell University law professor says many immigrants will now be afraid to leave their homes out of concern they’ll be detained. President Joe Biden’s order last year was a departure from former President Donald Trump’s administration, when immigration agencies were given wider latitude.

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