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Former Manhattan DA Breaks Down Obama's "Assault on Immigrants"
Published: Apr 29, 2014
Former Manhattan district attorney Robert M. Morgenthau penned a powerful OpEd in yesterday's New York Daily News that breaks down the Obama administration's "assault" on immigrants and immigrant communities.He writes "President Obama has promised to deport only the 'criminals' and 'gang bangers.' But numbers speak louder than words." That they do. So what
Immigration Courts Impacted by Server Crash
Published: Apr 23, 2014
As of April 12, 2014, five servers crashed crippling the entire network of computers used by the Nation's immigration courts. This has cut off access to electronic records, and has shut down the toll-free number that enables immigrants to check the status of their case. I received a report today that some detained cases have already had to be rescheduled
Matthew Kolken on Air with Reps. Higgins (D) and Collins (R) talking Immigration Reform
Published: Jun 25, 2013
I appeared on WBEN talk radio this morning and had the opportunity to speak to Western New York's two Representatives in Congress, Chris Collins (R- Clarence) and Brian Higgins (D- Buffalo).
Congressman Collins indicated that he would be willing to vote for reform that included a pathway to citizenship for DREAMers, and a pathway to legalization for the
Obama Administration Spent $18 billion on Immigration Enforcement in 2012
Published: Jan 8, 2013
Former INS Commissioner Doris Meissner along with Donald M. Kerwin, Muzaffar Chishti, and Claire Bergeron have issued a report entitled "Immigration Enforcement in the United States: The Rise of a Formidable Machinery" that reveals that in 2012 the Obama administration spent nearly $18 billion dollars on immigration enforcement.
Here is the summary from
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
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