Pope Blesses U.S.-Mexico Border

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

Pope Francis traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border this week to offer a blessing. In CNN’s footage, you can see the pope ascending a ramp to overlook the Rio Grande. The crosses before him represent migrants who died in their efforts to reach the United States. After this benediction, Pope Benedict said mass in Ciudad Juarez. […]

TWO Television Exposés on Immigration Detention on PBS and NBC on Oct. 18th

Oct 17th, 2011 | By | Category: America Now, Entertainment, Events, Immigration, Politics, Reform, Research

From Detention Watch Network: Documentaries Highlight the Massive Expansion of the Immigration Detention System On Tuesday, October 18th, PBS and CNBC will be airing two different investigative reports on immigration detention. DWN’s Executive Director, Andrea Black was interviewed for both documentaries which highlight the massive expansion of the immigration detention system and its key drivers. […]

Call for Submissions: Immigration Symposium

Jul 21st, 2011 | By | Category: America Now, Documents, Events, Immigration

Atlanta’s John Marshall Law Journal invites submissions for their Spring 2012 symposium focused on immigration law. Although papers on any immigration-related topic are welcome, they are especially interested in papers that may have particular relevance to immigration issues in Georgia or the Southeast. Accepted papers will be featured at a conference/CLE to be held on February […]

Federal Agencies Combat Immigration Services Scams

Jun 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Events, Immigration, Politics

DHS, DOJ and FTC Collaborate with State and Local Partners in Unprecedented Effort WASHINGTON — The U.S. government will unveil a national initiative to combat immigration services scams on June 9 at 1 p.m. The Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are leading this historic effort.  DHS’s U.S. Citizenship […]

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