Law enforcement can’t harass suspected undocumented immigrants – The Washington Post

FOR THE crime of appearing Hispanic, medical Roxana Santos, a native of El Salvador, attracted the attention of Frederick County sheriff’s deputies in 2008. At the time she was noticed and racially profiled by the deputies, Ms. Santos was doing nothing more than sitting on a curb and eating a sandwich outside the food co-op in Frederick where she worked a…

Law enforcement can’t harass suspected undocumented immigrants – The Washington Post

FOR THE crime of appearing Hispanic, Roxana Santos, a native of El Salvador, attracted the attention of Frederick County sheriff’s deputies in 2008. At the time she was noticed and racially profiled by the deputies, Ms. Santos was doing nothing more than sitting on a curb and eating a sandwich outside the food co-op in Frederick where she worked a…

maryland juice: Time for Maryland Democrats to Speak Out for End to Mass Deportations // U.S. Ejecting Residents At Fastest Rate Ever

After the heaviest of lifts, s the comprehensive immigration reform bill that passed the Senate is now languishing in the House of Representatives. It’s easy to see why, since House Republican leadership is already awful busy giving the middle finger to the Affordable Care Act and proposing a renewed food stamp program that cuts $40 billion from S…

maryland juice: Time for Maryland Democrats to Speak Out for End to Mass Deportations // U.S. Ejecting Residents At Fastest Rate Ever

After the heaviest of lifts, the comprehensive immigration reform bill that passed the Senate is now languishing in the House of Representatives. It’s easy to see why, since House Republican leadership is already awful busy giving the middle finger to the Affordable Care Act and proposing a renewed food stamp program that cuts $40 billion from S…

A Grandmother Fights Deportation After 30 Years in the United States | @pritheworld

I’m in a waiting room in a large courthouse in San Francisco. Immigration court. Sitting next to me is Magdalena Martinez. She’s here for her mom: Bertha Mejia, online from El Salvador. Bertha’s undocumented. In 2011, immigration officers came to Mejia’s home in Oakland. There was raid in the neighborhood. Martinez remembers that morning. “I got a phone c…

Islas freed pending deportation appeal; ‘double victory’ as Malloy signs TRUST Act into law- The New Haven Register – Serving New Haven, Connecticut

Jose Maria Islas returned to Connecticut Friday, after the federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement agency released him from a Massachusetts jail pending his appeal of a deportation order . A tired but happy Islas stood on the steps of the New Haven People’s Center Friday evening as a small group of supporters held a rally in his honor. Islas, w…

Islas freed pending deportation appeal; ‘double victory’ as Malloy signs TRUST Act into law- The New Haven Register – Serving New Haven, Connecticut

Jose Maria Islas returned to Connecticut Friday, search after the federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement agency released him from a Massachusetts jail pending his appeal of a deportation order . A tired but happy Islas stood on the steps of the New Haven People’s Center Friday evening as a small group of supporters held a rally in his honor. Islas, w…