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DACA Approvals Being Mailed... But How Many?
Published: Sep 12, 2012
On September 10, the Wall Street Journal reported that USCIS only received 40,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) applications out of a pool of an estimated 1.7 million potential applicants.
Yesterday (September 11, 2012), the Associated Press reported that USCIS received 72,000 DACA applications and that a "small group" have been approved. DHS
At least 39,426 People Deported in May 2012... that we know of.
Published: Sep 11, 2012
Syracuse University's TRAC immigration has determined that the Obama administration deported a total of 39,426 individuals in May 2012. They also determined that ICE is doing an end-around the immigration courts by utilizing the expedited removal process in one-third of all cases (11,735).
Another 13,697 people were sent back home by ICE through the
ICE Agents File Suit to Block Deferred Action Initiative
Published: Aug 23, 2012
Officers of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) have filed suit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas against their boss, John Morton, and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
The suit challenges the legality of Secretary Napolitano's June 15, 2012, directive entitled “Exercising Prosecutorial
Legal Immigrant Spared Self-Deportation
Published: Aug 14, 2012
CNN Money has reported that legal immigrant Lauren Gray has been granted a two-year reprieve that will permit her to remain in the United States presumably under President Obama's recently announced deferred action initiative. The article didn't provide specifics about the reprieve.
Here is what I do know. Lauren, a citizen of the United Kingdom, came
Detained Immigrants Being Used as Slave Labor
Published: Aug 3, 2012
It has been reported that detained immigrants are being paid $1 a day while held in privately run detention centers awaiting deportation.
Northwestern University Professor Jacqueline Stevens sums it up quite nicely:
"People who are being detained only while they await an immigration court audience and not for punitive reasons are being forced to work for