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LATEST NEWS

Obama: Kids Stuck in Foster Care Due to Deportation a “Real Problem”

In a briefing with Latino journalists last week, President Obama directly acknowledged that his administration’s immigration enforcement practices break up families and exclude parents from decisions about the custody of their children. His comments affirmed the central findings of a yearlong investigation by the Applied Research Center, which publishes Colorlines.com, released earlier this month. Read more >

A Culture of Cruelty

From our friends at No More Deaths (Tucson, AZ)
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Alabama Immigration Law Sparks Department Of Justice Investigation Into School Enrollment

The U.S. Department of Justice is further pressuring Alabama schools to abide by federal mandates that states cannot deny children equal access to public education based on immigration status. Read more >

Transfer programs push deportations to record high

Deportations along the California-Mexico border rose sharply during the past fiscal year mainly because of U.S. efforts to disrupt smuggling routes and discourage migrants who keep making illegal crossings, according to Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

During the 12-month period that ended Sept. 30, the agency reported 33,006 removals in the region — an increase of more than 82 percent over the previous year. The latest figure is a record high for the California-Mexico region. Read more >

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

 

 

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