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New Film Tries to Inject Compassion Into Immigration Debate
Published: Oct 28, 2010
"In his new film about the largest immigration raid in US history, acclaimed director Luis Argueta attempts to "create a new narrative about immigrants." A recent screening of abUSed: The Postville Raid, in New York City offered a glimpse of how this can work.
Most of the 389 people arrested on May 12, 2008 at the Agriprocessors meatpacking plant in
The Growing Political Power of Immigrants and Their Children
Published: Oct 14, 2010
"At a time when federal, state, and local elections are often decided
by small voting margins—with candidates frequently locked in ferocious
competition for the ballots of those “voting blocs” that might turn the
electoral tide in their favor—one large and growing bloc of voters has
been consistently overlooked and politically underestimated: New
"Giving Facts a Fighting Chance: A Guide"
Published: Oct 12, 2010
"This comprehensive Q&A guide reviews the most
current research available, debunks myths, and answers some of the most common
immigration-related questions, including those about worksite enforcement,
border security, birthright citizenship, access to public benefits, immigrants
and crime, immigrant integration, the economic impacts of immigration,
Visa Bulletin for November 2010
Published: Oct 12, 2010
A. STATUTORY NUMBERS
1. This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during November.
Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State
documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited
Current ICE Removals of Noncitizens Exceed Numbers Under Bush Administration
Published: Oct 8, 2010
"Just released figures from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE),
however, show that during the first nine months of FY 2010, 279,035
non-U.S. citizens were removed from the country as a result of ICE
enforcement. This number is ten (10) percent more than the same
period during FY 2008 — the last fiscal year of the Bush administration.
Obama Administration’s Year-One Report Card on Immigration Detention Reform
Published: Oct 7, 2010
The National Immigrant Justice Center, Detention Watch Network,
and Midwest Coalition for Human Rights have put together a report card
grading the Obama administration's year-one progress on proposed
immigration detention reforms.
In sum, detention reform has been undermined by ICE's over-reliance
on penal incarceration practices and by local ICE field