The Deportation Debate On The Campaign Trail

Feb 26th, 2016 | By | Category: America Now, Deportation, Immigration, Politics

On the O’Reilly Factor, John Yoo (UC Berkeley) and Stephen Yale-Loehr discuss due process and removals in a Donald Trump or Ted Cruz administration.

Pope Francis Suggests Trump is “Not a Christian” Based on Deportation, Border Wall Policies

Feb 20th, 2016 | By | Category: America Now, Deportation, Immigration, Petitions, Politics

In the latest news surrounding Pope Francis’s visit to Mexico, the Pope has indicated that Donald Trump’s deportation and border wall policies suggest that he is “not a Christian.” Trump has responded that the Pope’s comments are “disgraceful.”

Undocumented Immigrant Lured Out of Church by ICE Official’s Fake Text Messages

Feb 20th, 2016 | By | Category: America Now, Deportation, Immigration

A Think progress article describes the case of Reynold Garcia, who “was reportedly lured out of a church with fake text messages before being apprehended by federal agents last month, an unsettling incident that is raising questions about the often manipulative tactics used by immigration officials.”

Senate Judiciary Committee Passed Immigration Reform Bill

May 21st, 2013 | By | Category: America Now, Business, Deportation, Headline News, Immigration, Politics, Reform, Visa/Green Card

Washington, DC– The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” immigration reform bill on Tuesday, sending the measure to the Senate floor for consideration and giving the bill’s backers their first major legislative victory. Members of the Democratic-controlled panel voted 13-5 in favor of the measure. If enacted, the plan would constitute the […]

New ICE Toll Free Number for Detainees to Call and New Detainer Form

Dec 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Deportation, Headline News

  WASHINGTON — As part of a broader effort to improve our immigration enforcement process and prioritize resources to focus on threats to public safety, repeat immigration law violators, recent border entrants, and immigration fugitives while continuing to strengthen oversight of the nation’s immigration detention system and facilitate legal immigration, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement […]

Woman Turned Over to Immigration after Domestic Violence Incident

Oct 27th, 2011 | By | Category: America Now, Deportation, Documents, Immigration

Edward Sifuentes of the North County Times writes: “A woman who called the Escondido Police Department to report that she was beaten by her boyfriend was herself arrested and later turned over to immigration authorities after she was booked at the Vista jail, a case that critics say illustrates the problems inherent in local police […]

Report finds Due Process Abuses in Secretive Deportation Program

Sep 10th, 2011 | By | Category: America Now, Deportation, Reform, Research

Using a little-known government program, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has pushed nearly 160,000 immigrants – many with deep ties to the United States – through an expedited deportation process, sometimes without adequately informing them of their right to a day in court, according to a new analysis of thousands of pages […]

CHECKPOINT NATION: Racial Profiling by Law Enforcement on the Rise in The US since 9/11

Sep 9th, 2011 | By | Category: America Now, Deportation, Documents, Entertainment, Immigration

Breakthrough and Rights Working Group (RWG), a coalition focused on ending racial profiling and fighting other human rights violations in the U.S., today released “CHECKPOINT NATION? BUILDING COMMUNITY ACROSS BORDERS,” a documentary video depicting the reality of racial profiling. Several federal initiatives — such as 287(g) and Secure Communities, which give local and state police authority to enforce […]

Employers Beware: An ICE Storm of Immigration Audits is Coming

Jul 5th, 2011 | By | Category: America Now, Deportation, Documents, Employment, Immigration, Visa/Green Card

Corporate Counsel reports that, for the second time this year, auditors at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement are cracking down on employers to ensure compliance with workplace eligibility laws. The government announced last week its intention to audit the hiring records of 1,000 employers of all sizes across the country. In February, the agency made a similar announcement and […]

ICE Begins Second Round of Deportations to Haiti During Humanitarian Crisis

Apr 18th, 2011 | By | Category: America Now, Deportation, Immigration, Petitions

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security has resumed deportations of Haitian nationals. On a conference call this morning, U.S. officials confirmed that they have received no assurances that the 19 individuals who were deported will be treated humanely upon their arrival in Haiti. In response, the […]

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