have (someone) coming and going

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have (someone) coming and going

To put someone in an inescapable position or situation; to leave someone with no viable options or solutions. If I want to stay in the country, I need a job, but if I want a job, I need to be living here—these immigration issues have me coming and going!
See also: and, coming, going, have