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Colorlines Report: 205K Deportations of Parents of U.S. Citizens since 2010 Published: Dec 18, 2012 Seth Freed Wessler of Colorlines News for Action reports that there have been nearly 205,000 parents of United States citizen children deported since 2010. The data was obtain through a Freedom of Information Act request. The full statistics compiled regarding final orders sought, obtained, and actual removals of individuals claiming to be parents of United
Nearly One-Third of all Immigrants Targeted for Deportation in California by Secure Communities are Not Criminals Published: Dec 5, 2012 The LA Times reports the following: "California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris told local law enforcement agencies Tuesday that they were not obligated to comply with a federal program whose stated goal is to deport illegal immigrants convicted of serious crimes." The statistics show that 28% of the immigrants targeted by Secure Communities in the State of
Father of Three United States Citizen Children Detained while Children "Watched in Horror" Published: Oct 24, 2012 Mr. Shi Tong Chu is currently being held in the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility. The following background information was taken from the on-line petition that has been created calling for his immediate release from custody. I urge you to sign it. "On June 12, 2012, Mr. Chu was detained by ICE while on his way to make a delivery for the family restaurant
ICE is Arresting Parents as they drop-off their Children at Elementary School Published: Oct 18, 2012 Apparently smart immigration enforcement includes arresting parents as they drop-off their children at elementary school. From America's Voice: "This week, ICE agents approached two immigrant families while they were dropping off their children at Cesar Chavez Academy in Southwest Detroit. One father, Hector Orozco, was dropping off his son when he was
"Dozens" of Immigrant Students Arrested by ICE in San Diego - Told to "Self-Deport" Published: Oct 12, 2012 More evidence has been reported of the Obama administration's continuing efforts to round up and deport "low priority" immigrants. At 6:00 am yesterday morning ICE raided a downtown San Diego apartment complex netting approximately 40 students that were working without authorization as cab drivers to help support themselves while attending school. The
Report: Immigrants in Detention Subjected to Punitive and Long-Term Solitary Confinement and Denial of Due Process Published: Sep 26, 2012 Heartland Alliance's National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) and Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) have conducted an investigation of more than a dozen immigration detention facilities and county jails that partner with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain immigrants awaiting removal from the United States. They discovered the existence of
9th Circuit Denies Emergency Motion to Enjoin "Show Me Your Papers" Provision of Arizona Immigration Law Pending Appeal Published: Sep 26, 2012 It has been reported that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday denied an emergency motion seeking an injunction of the "Show me your papers" provision of the Arizona immigration law. The motion sought to suspend the provision while an appeal filed by a coalition of opponents of the law remains pending. The provision went into effect on September 18,
Rep. Luis Gutierrez: No Promises from Obama to Move Quickly on Immigration Reform if Reelected in November Published: Sep 24, 2012 The Hill reports that the esteemed Congressman from Illinois, Luis Gutierrez (D), has indicated that he has received no assurances from the White House that if President Obama is reelected that he will "move quickly" to address comprehensive immigration reform. So what? The President isn't willing to fall into the same trap that he did last time he was