Immigration reform advocates rally and march in downtown Boston – Downtown – Your Town – Boston.com

Vivian learned she was in the US illegally during her freshman year in high school, but initially she believed that her status would prevent her from attending college but have few other consequences. She learned differently in August 2011, when her mother gave her some upsetting news, she said. “She came home crying like I’d never seen her cry, an…

Immigration reform advocates rally and march in downtown Boston – Downtown – Your Town – Boston.com

Vivian learned she was in the US illegally during her freshman year in high school, but initially she believed that her status would prevent her from attending college but have few other consequences. She learned differently in August 2011, when her mother gave her some upsetting news, she said. “She came home crying like I’d never seen her cry, an…

Immigration reform advocates rally and march in downtown Boston – Downtown – Your Town – Boston.com

Vivian learned she was in the US illegally during her freshman year in high school, seek but initially she believed that her status would prevent her from attending college but have few other consequences. She learned differently in August 2011, when her mother gave her some upsetting news, she said. “She came home crying like I’d never seen her cry, an…

Undocumented Caravan Stops in OC Today Along its Statewide Pro-TRUST Act Trip – Orange County – News – Navel Gazing

California families started their undocumented caravan journey on Monday urging the passage of the TRUST Act. As it makes its way from San Diego to Sacramento, here one of the planned stops includes the cities of SanTana and Orange. "The TRUST act will limit collaboration between local law enforcement and ICE," says Veronica Federovsky, West…

Pres. Obama’s immigration enforcement director to resign

President Obama’s immigration enforcement director announced his resignation early Monday, ending a four-year tenure that saw a dramatic shift in how the federal government pursues and deports unauthorized immigrants. In an internal letter to colleagues on Monday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director John Morton announced he would depart the agency by the end of July and start working for a private company. He will be moving to Capital One, the Fortune 500 financial services company, and be based in their McLean,Va. headquarters as head of the company’s compliance office, the company said in a statement.

Families, Congresspeople, 500+ Organizations Call on President to Suspend Deportations « Contacto Latino News

As Senate started debating immigration reform this week activists all over the country kept on pushing their request to keep families together and suspend deportations. Congressman Gutierrez as well as Reps. Jackson-Lee, try Schakowsky, Titus, Clarke, Cardenas and others joined fathers facing deportation and representatives of more than 500 immigrant…

Titus, House Dems push for immigration reform for ‘mommies and daddies’ – Las Vegas Sun News

As the Senate debates a comprehensive immigration reform bill, the House of Representatives is fighting a partisan battle over President Barack Obama’s stopgap measure, treat a program to defer deportations for young undocumented immigrants who entered the United States as children. Last week, a group of House Republicans voted to defund the deferred a…