Latinos are far less likely to contact police to report crime because of fears that doing so could trigger immigration detention and deportation. That’s according to new polling data released today of over 2000 Latinos in Los Angeles, ed Houston, Chicago and Phoenix. The report, “Inse Communities: Latino Perceptions of Police Involvement in Imm…
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