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DREAMer Joaquin Luna Commits Suicide Over Undocumented Status Published: Nov 29, 2011 It pains me to report that DREAMer Joaquin Luna has tragically taken his own life because of his belief that his undocumented status made the fulfillment of his dream to become an engineer an impossibility Joaquin left a suicide note specifically referencing his immigration status, and his frustrations that he would not be able to go to college to continue
Third Circuit Orders Temporary Stay of Removal of Father of Three U.S. Citizens Published: Nov 28, 2011 The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered a temporary stay of removal of Robert Bautista of Easton, Pennsylvania while he seeks to overturn a deportation order. Mr. Bautista, a lawful permanent resident for 25 years, is married, has three United States citizen children, and is the owner of transmission business in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Immigration
Obama Administration Sues Utah over State Immigration Law Published: Nov 23, 2011 The Obama administration on Tuesday filed suit against Utah, now the fourth State to have an immigration law challenged in federal court. The suit argues that State efforts to enforce immigration are preempted by federal authority, that the law will disrupt the enforcement of federal immigration law, and that State immigration enforcement efforts must be
Mercedes-Benz Executive Arrested under Alabama Immigration Law Published: Nov 22, 2011 The unlikely poster child for the new Alabama immigration law isn't even hispanic. Detlev Hager, a citizen of Germany, was stopped while driving the streets of Tuscaloosa because his rental car was missing a tag. Once pulled over the police officer demanded (queue Nazi accent) "papers please." The sweet irony, once it hits your lips, it's so good! Hager
Prosecutorial Discretion Guidelines Leave Same Sex Couples (and Pretty Much Everyone Else) Out in the Cold Published: Nov 21, 2011 Last week was a busy news week. The most insignificant public relation move coming from the White House was the announcement that Thursday marked the beginning of the Obama administration's review of 300,000 pending deportation cases. The administration has issued another set of guidelines for determining what individuals will been given preferential
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
Report: In the first six months of 2011 the Obama Administration has Deported 46,000 Mothers and Fathers of U.S. Citizen Children Published: Nov 2, 2011 The Applied Research Center, a 30-year-old racial justice think tank that uses media, research and activism to promote solutions, has prepared a report entitled "Shattered Families" that examines the intersection of immigration enforcement and the child welfare system. The key findings of the report are as follows: There are at least 5,100 children