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Will Former Rutgers Student Dharun Ravi Face Deportation?
Published: Mar 20, 2012
I just watched the following news clip about former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi who apparently was convicted under New Jersey’s hate crimes statute for using a webcam to spy on his freshman roommate, Tyler Clementi, who allegedly committed suicide as a result.
The question posed in the video is whether Ravi, who appears to be a lawful permanent
Is the Obama Administration “Cooking the Books” on Enforcement Statistics?
Published: Mar 19, 2012
Former INS Special Agent Michael Cutler reports that the chair of the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, Rep Darrel Issa (R-Ca), sent a letter to DHS Secretary Napolitano asking her to address a claim that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has been “cooking the books” by under-reporting the number of apprehensions on the southwest border.
Did Justice Department Lawyers Lie to the Supreme Court?
Published: Mar 14, 2012
The Wall Street Journal reports that a District Court Judge has called out the Justice Department for allegedly making "misleading statements" to influence the Supreme Court in an immigration related decision. The case invovled the applicable standard that a Court of Appeals must consider in issuing a stay of removal that would block an immigrant's
11th Circuit Temporarily Blocks Two More Parts of Alabama Immigration Law
Published: Mar 9, 2012
U.S. District Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has issued an order temporarily halting two more sections of the Alabama Immigration law known as HB 56. The two blocked sections include a provision that prevents courts from enforcing contracts between an undocumented immigrant and a legal resident or citizen, and another
Obama Administration Deporting Immigrants Despite Court Orders Blocking Deportations
Published: Mar 8, 2012
The LA times reports that the Obama administration has been deporting immigrants that have obtained court ordered stays of removal. The Times cites the case of 20-year-old Nelson Javier Avila Lopez whose lawyer obtained a court ordered stay of removal. Despite the stay, Lopez was unlawfully deported to Honduras in October where he died alongside 360 other
Obama Admin Shamed into Stopping Deportation of Florida DREAMer
Published: Mar 7, 2012
Why does it take national press coverage for this administration to actually do what it is telling the world that it is already doing? If this story didn't make national news, this young girl's bright future would have been extinguished by this administration. Mind you, she is not out of the woods yet, remaining in immigration limbo, and will face