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DHS Documents: Local Police Not Required To Hold Undocumented Immigrants For U.S. Government

WASHINGTON -- Local law enforcement agencies are not required to hold undocumented immigrants at the request of the federal government, according to internal Department of Homeland Security documents obtained by a coalition of groups critical of the Secure Communities enforcement program. Read more >

ICE Removes Record Number of Immigrants in FY 2011

 

 

VOICES: Obama skewers the immigrant justice movement

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Undocumented Students Should Stand Up

My name is Ju Hong, and I am undocumented and unafraid.

On Tuesday, July 12, six other undocumented students and I conducted an act of civil disobedience to empower young undocumented immigrant youth and to protest the inhuman treatment of immigrants. We sat in the street near San Bernardino Valley College and submitted to arrest.

We were taken to jail, and we are now being threatened with deportation. This is one of the first times in California where undocumented youths have participated in non-violent acts of civil disobedience.
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Who's responsible for the massacre of migrants?

Who's responsible for the massacre of migrants?
Placing the massacre at the feet of U.S. Immigration Control and Trade Policies

Migrant workers continue paying a heavy price as a result of the volatile mixture of the U.S. militarization of immigration control and border communities, the criminalization of migration, the expansion of NAFTA or “free” trade under the “Merida Initiative,” a war on drugs and national security. Read more >