Sheriff Baca Leaves Behind Terrible Record on Immigration

for immediate release // excuse cross-postingContact: B. Loewe, NDLON, 773.791.4668 Sheriff Baca Leaves Behind Terrible Record on Immigration, Replacement Will Need to Reverse Course January 07, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA“Sheriff Baca leaves behind a terrible record on immigration.” explains Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network. Under Sheriff Baca’s tenure,…

New Year’s resolutions for the left: What liberals can win in 2014 – Salon.com

Force Obama to act on deportations: “[In 2013] at least a dozen local jurisdictions — including the state of California, which passed the TRUST Act — broke ICE’s hold and started to create a bright line that separates local law enforcement from the federal deportation dragnet… [In 2014] more states will follow California’s example… And as local win…

CA set for successful implementation of TRUST Act

  Landmark law expected to lower deportations, raise confidence in law enforcement 2013.12.30 – California’s TRUST Act is poised to have a dramatic impact on the immigration debate when it goes into effect this Wednesday, January 1, along with a host of other pro-immigrant measures. As anticipation mounts in immigrant communities across the state, representatives of several organizations which sponsored…

Immigration Reform: Hispanics Want Deportation Relief Over Citizenship — Fusion.

The president sees this as being outside his authority, but such an action wouldn’t be without precedent. In 2012, his administration created a program that lets young undocumented immigrants live and work in the U.S. legally. Marisa Franco, lead organizer for the National Day Laborer Organizing Network’s #Not1More campaign, responded to the Pew r…

Immigration Reform: Hispanics Want Deportation Relief Over Citizenship — Fusion.

The president sees this as being outside his authority, but such an action wouldn’t be without precedent. In 2012, his administration created a program that lets young undocumented immigrants live and work in the U.S. legally. Marisa Franco, lead organizer for the National Day Laborer Organizing Network’s #Not1More campaign, responded to the Pew r…

Miami-Dade plans to stop paying for federal immigration detentions – Miami-Dade – MiamiHerald.com

Fed up with underwriting the nation’s broken federal immigration system, Miami-Dade County plans to stop paying the cost of temporarily housing undocumented immigrants in its jails. The dramatic shift in policy comes at a time when the cash-strapped county is coping with a tight budget, but some county commissioners say they are also calling a…