Many Latinos say they are less likely than before to report crimes because local police are increasingly involved in enforcing immigration laws, leading to a sharp increase in deportations, according to a new study. About 44% of Latinos surveyed said they were less likely now to contact police if they were victims of a crime because they fear…
See example language for TRUST Acts: California TRUST Act – AB4 Connecticut TRUST Act – HB 5938 Massachusetts TRUST Act – SB 1135 Florida TRUST Act – SB730 Washington, DC Immigration Detainer Compliance Act – Passed 12/2011 Cook County, IL Policy on Immigration Detainers – Passed 09/2011 Chicago Welcoming City Ordinance – Passed 09/2012
EDITORIAL: Deportation stay humanitarian, wise thing to do- The New Haven Register – Serving New Haven, Connecticut
Jose Maria Islas of New Haven caught a break this week, at least for a while, in his desire to keep from being deported to his native Mexico by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. His lawyer, Danielle Briand, thinks that since ICE is considering their request for a stay of removal, Islas ultimately will be given the stay and allowed to…
Day laborers, immigrant community start rolling fast as deportations continue at 1,100+ each day
05.01.2013 – Mountain View, CA
Maria Marroquin, director of the Mountain View Day Worker Center, and several others plan to abstain
from eating for the next eleven days, one day for each millions of undocumented people in the US
seeking political equality through immigration reform.
The homeland security secretary, Janet Napolitano, order testified on Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the Senate’s bipartisan immigration bill. For hours, in a calm and methodical manner, she flipped each confrontational line of questioning on its head. No, the bill would not loosen security at borders and ports. It would tighten it….
Bajo la sombra de un árbol en la esquina de Wilshire y Union de Los Ángeles, ask cuatro jornaleros esperan el milagro de cada día: encontrar trabajo. Marco Mejía, health Wálter Castillo, Paulino Ramos y Mario Alonso saben que sin una reforma migratoria prevalecerá esa angustia que experimentan a diario por no tener
You get arrested. The authorities run a background check. They need to know if you have outstanding warrants or unpaid tickets, if you jumped bail somewhere, check if you’re driving a stolen vehicle. To obtain your criminal history, they routinely send your fingerprints to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which keeps a database of more than a hundred million prints. The F.B.I., under a federal program known as Se Communities, will share your fingerprints with the Department of Homeland Security.
We Don’t Want to Be Deported Before the Path to Citizenship Opens
04.22.2013 – New Orleans, LA
This morning, five families who are facing deportation entered the Southern regional field office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement to demand that the office’s public advocate, Bryan Acuna, fulfill his duties by taking on their cases to stop their removals and cease the violent raids and targeting of low-priority cases that are rampant across the region.