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Report: In New York 87% of cases of individuals with U.S. citizen children have resulted in deportation Published: Jul 26, 2012 The New York University School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic and Families for Freedom have released a report entitled: “Insecure Communities, Devastated Families: New Data on Immigrant Detention and Deportation Practices in New York City.” From the summary: In the wake of growing deportation programs such as the recently-activated “Secure Communities”
Latest Prosecutorial Discretion Statistics: Only 1.9% Received Favorable Exercise Published: Jul 24, 2012 TRAC has come out with the latest statistics from the Obama administration's prosecutorial discretion intiative from last year's Morton memo. Here is what they found: As of June 28, 2012 a total of 5,684 cases were closed under a special Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) program announced in August 2011. The stated goal of the program is to
Does the Obama Administration impose "illegal, cruel, and unusual punishments" on immigrants in effort to win the war on illegal immigration? Published: Jul 23, 2012 John Larson of PBS' "Need to Know" conducted a five month investigation of an alleged pattern of abuse of immigrants committed on the Southern Border by Border Patrol agents and officers. Such alleged atrocities include physical abuse, sexual assault, torture, and the denial of food, water, and medical attention. A former Border Patrol whistle-blower
Obama Administration Being Sued for Continued Enforcement of Defense of Marriage Act in the Immigration Context Published: Jul 13, 2012 Jane DeLeon has been in a relationship with Irma Rodriguez for 20 years. In 2008 the couple was married. Their relationship is as real as anyone's, but not to the Obama administration who is moving to deport Deleon for the single reason that she is not married to a man. The Obama administration denied DeLeon’s Form I-601 Application for Waiver of Grounds
Obama Administration's next target may be Sanctuary Cities Published: Jul 11, 2012 It has been reported that ICE Director John Morton has asked Attorney General Holder to take legal action against Cook County, Illinois for their failure to deliver undocumented immigrants to ICE for deportation. Cook County currently is not utilizing the Secure Communities fingerprint sharing (a.k.a. racial profiling) program. Director Morton has stated
Morton Memo II: Deferred Action Promised to DREAMers Published: Jun 15, 2012 By now you've probably heard about the big announcement coming from the Obama administration that they intend to exercise prosecutorial discretion on behalf of DREAMers. The most recent memorandum is dated today (June 15, 2012), and can be read in its entirety here. Here are the criteria for consideration: The individual must have: • Come to the United
Another Death in Immigration Detention Published: Jun 7, 2012 It has been reported that Juan Pablo Flores-Segura, a 31-year-old citizen of Mexico, died a mere hours after being taken into immigration custody and transferred to an "immigration processing center" in Southern California. The possible cause of death is a brain hemorrhage. According to WebMd.com the most common cause for a brain hemorrhage for individuals
Obama Administration Increasing Deportation Agents by 25% Published: May 30, 2012 It has been reported that the Obama administration is increasing the number of deportation agents by a staggering 25% in furtherance of the aggressive goal to deport as many people as humanly possible before the end of President Obama's first term in office. Obama already holds the all-time deportation record for a sitting President, but like Barry Bonds