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National Fast to Stop Deportations Comes to Portland

Day Laborers, Domestic Workers, Families Facing Deportation and Faith Leaders Join National

WHAT: Press Conference and beginning of a two-day fast and programming

WHO: day laborers, domestic workers, faith leaders, Voz Worker Rights, National Day Labor

Organizing Network, St Andrew Catholic Church, American Friends Service Committee, Interfaith

Movement for Immigrant Justice, Oregon Dream Activist, Portland Central America Solidarity

Committee

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National Fast to Stop Deportations Comes to Portland

Day Laborers, Domestic Workers, Families Facing Deportation and Faith Leaders Join National

WHAT: Press Conference and beginning of a two-day fast and programming

WHO: day laborers, domestic workers, faith leaders, Voz Worker Rights, National Day Labor

Organizing Network, St Andrew Catholic Church, American Friends Service Committee, Interfaith

Movement for Immigrant Justice, Oregon Dream Activist, Portland Central America Solidarity

Committee

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Bakersfield mom & US citizen makes desperate attempt to stop husband’s deportation to India

 

Husband’s 110-day detention has devastated family already struggling in wake of wife’s surgery, County’s possible role in deportation draws criticism 
 

Three months after the case of Ruth Montaño, one local mom nearly deported over a trivial complaint about her barking dogs made headlines, another local mother is stepping up to protect her hard-working husband from deportation. 

 
Mariana Parmar, a Bakersfield resident and US citizen, is imploring immigration authorities to cancel the deportation of her husband, Jagmohan Singh, which she recently learned is scheduled for this Wednesday, May 29. The couple, married for over a decade, have three U.S. Citizen children, ages 6, 8, and 10. [A picture of the family is available here.

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House Appropriations for 2014 Homeland Security Budget Exposes Beltway Hypocrisy

  House Appropriations for 2014 Homeland Security Budget Exposes Beltway Hypocrisy As Congress Seeks Immigration Reform, DHS Budgets for Increased Detention   05.22.2013 – Washington, DC The day after the Senate Judiciary Committee approved the “Gang of 8” immigration reform proposal to move to the Senate floor, the House Appropriations Committee approved the Department of Homeland…

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CA Assembly passes bill to restore trust in police, curb deportations as national immigration reform debate intensifies

 

 
TRUST Act heads to state Senate in wake of findings that police involvement in deportation has made crime victims less likely to seek help

Sacramento – Today, following several impassioned floor speeches, the California Assembly approved the TRUST Act (AB 4 – Ammiano) by a vote of 44 to 20. The nationally-watched bill would limit harmful deportations often stemming from trivial or discriminatory arrests and rebuild community confidence in local law enforcement.

The vote comes days after an unprecedented survey of Latinos in four cities, including Los Angeles, confirmed that police involvement with immigration enforcement has significantly undermined community confidence, with 44% of responds less likely to contact police officers if they have been a victim of a crime. Among undocumented immigrants, 70% were less likely to contact law enforcement.

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