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North Miami High valedictorian set for deportation continues fight to stay
Published: Mar 5, 2012
"Over the weekend, 18-year-old Daniela Pelaez continued her effort to fight a deportation order to her native Colombia from an immigration judge.
On Sunday, Pelaez, the valedictorian of her North Miami Senior High class and her attorney Nera Shefer, appeared on Michael Putney’s This Week in South Florida. Pelaez, who has a 6.7 GPA said she was
Court Delays Ruling on Alabama, Georgia Immigration Laws
Published: Mar 2, 2012
"The U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta on Thursday heard arguments for and against the Georgia and Alabama immigration laws but decided to wait until the Supreme Court issues its decision on Arizona's SB 1070 to make its own ruling. While both parties presented their arguments to the panel of three judges, dozens of activists stationed
To Build the American Dream 2.0, Start With Reforming U.S. Immigration Laws
Published: Feb 27, 2012
"The government needs to enact reform at all levels of the entrepreneur eco-system. First, qualified foreign students need a clear and seamless way to apply for their H1-B visa upon graduation. Second, entrepreneurs who create jobs for other Americans should we rewarded. The Start Up Visa bill proposed by Senators Kerry and Lugar make this precise
Campaigns gear up for, against ICE detention center in Southwest Broward
Published: Feb 24, 2012
"Well ahead of November’s general elections, a vigorous campaign has been launched for the hearts and minds of voters in Southwest Broward — not by any particular political candidate, but by forces on either side of the debate over a planned federal immigration detention center.
Faced with months of withering opposition from area homeowners and outside
Obama dismal on immigration
Published: Feb 23, 2012
"Yet, here is what bothers me: Obama supporters want me to keep Latinos focused on how bad Romney is on immigration — so that they forget how bad Obama is on immigration. The president has broken promises to make reform a priority and broken records in deporting more than 1.2 million illegal immigrants. Obama has been good at one thing, though.
Judge delays ruling on Utah immigration law
Published: Feb 22, 2012
"A federal judge said Tuesday he will not rule on Utah’s enforcement-only immigration law until the U.S. Supreme Court decides on a similar enforcement-only law in Arizona a few months from now.
U.S. District Court Judge Clark Waddoups, in his decision, said that while the Utah Attorney General’s Office made it clear that the state’s law, HB497, was
Immigration and the Campaign
Published: Feb 21, 2012
"The Republican presidential candidates have not made immigration a focus of their campaigns. But, as they head toward a debate on Wednesday in Arizona, ground zero for anti-immigrant hostility, it is a good time to ask them hard questions about immigration. The odds are bad that they will have sensible answers.
These candidates have abandoned decades of