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Obama Administration set to Deport DREAMer Jose "JB" Librojo this Saturday
Published: Nov 10, 2011
The Obama administration plans to deport DREAMer Philippine born Jose “JB” Librojo this Saturday (November 12, 2011). JB came to the United States with his parents as a child. The family came here legally, but their visas were not renewed in 2005.
JB has a degree in biology from San Francisco State University, has no criminal record, and has an
Russell Pearce, Author of Arizona Immigration Law, Voted off the Island
Published: Nov 9, 2011
The tribe has spoken. Russell Pearce, author of Arizona's controversial S.B. 1070, has been recalled by a fellow Republican Jerry Lewis, a school administrator, not the comedian.
According to the latest polls Pearce lost by about an 8% margin, despite outspending Lewis by a reported 3-1 ratio. Pearce conceded the loss Tuesday night, which is being
ACLU Lawsuit Claims Nearly 200 Reports of Sexual Abuse of Immigrant Detainees Since 2007
Published: Oct 24, 2011
The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas has filed a federal class-action damages lawsuit alleging that there have been more than 180 sexual abuse complaints in immigration detention centers since 2007. Three cases are highlighted in the suit. All three women claim to be assaulted by detention guards and officers on the way to the airport after being
Latinos Deported at a Higher Rate than Any other Group
Published: Oct 21, 2011
Earlier in the week we found out that Latinos are being targeted for deportation at a disproportionately higher rate.
Today we learn that Latinos are also being deported at a disproportionately higher rate than any other group.
Par for the course.
Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) has conducted a case-by-case
Napolitano: Review of 300,000 Deportation Cases to "Begin Shortly"
Published: Oct 20, 2011
CNN reports that the Obama administration will soon undertake a review of the 300,000 pending deportation cases separating "high priority" criminal cases from "low priority" non criminal cases.
In practice, I have seen very little if any favorable exercise of prosecutorial discretion involving "low priority" noncriminal deportation cases. The few cases