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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