Obama admin hits all-time high on prosecutions for nonviolent immigration offenses — RT USA

“Imagine the president who promised immigration reform in 2008 and now as a result of his own policies, two million who would have benefited from that reform have been expelled from the country,” said B. Loewe, a spokesman for the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, a group that organizes deportation protests. Despite an announcement in Aug…

Obama admin hits all-time high on prosecutions for nonviolent immigration offenses — RT USA

“Imagine the president who promised immigration reform in 2008 and now as a result of his own policies, ed two million who would have benefited from that reform have been expelled from the country, ” said B. Loewe, a spokesman for the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, a group that organizes deportation protests. Despite an announcement in Aug…

Immigrant Rights Activists Temporarily Stall Deportation Bus At Broadview Detention Center (VIDEO) | Progress Illinois

About 50 activists rallied outside the Broadview Detention Center Tuesday afternoon and temporarily stopped a bus filled with undocumented immigrants set to be deported. For about an hour, 12 organizers with Undocumented Illinois formed a human chain by linking arms inside tubes made of PVC pipes in front of the bus and others joined arms around t…

Fifteen immigration activists arrested in Atlanta protesting U.S. deportation policy | Atlanta News Opinion Blog | Fresh Loaf | Creative Loafing Atlanta

Fifteen protesters, including some undocumented Georgians, were arrested yesterday morning protesting the United States’ immigration deportation policy outside the Immigration and Custom Enforcement Field Office on Spring Street near Downtown. Most of the arrested protesters chained themselves to the gate at the entrance of the ICE facility. The…

Judges Must Warn About Deportation, New York Appeals Court Rules – NYTimes.com

The majority concluded “that deportation constitutes such a substantial and unique consequence of a plea that it must be mentioned by the trial court to defendant as a matter of fundamental fairness, ” Judge Abdus-Salaam wrote. More than 20 states already require judges to issue such warnings, and in the 1990s the New York State Legislature put a si…