Immigration Enforcement

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Communities on Mexican and Canadian Borders Join Efforts to End Border Patrol Abuse

Southern and Northern Border advocates mark a year after Alex Martínez, a US Citizen was gunned down by Border Patrol in WA

Contact: Ricardo Favela, Southern Border Communities Coalition, Communications Coordinator, ricardo@equalitysandiego.org (760) 468‐519 Read more >

New ICE Data Provides Information on Every Immigration Detainer Issued Between 2007 to 2010

 

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Immigration enforcement program to be shut down

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is starting to shut down a program that deputized local police officers to act as immigration agents.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have trained local officers around the country to act as their agencies' immigration officers. Working either in jails or in the field, the officers can check the immigration status of suspects and place immigration holds on them. Read more >

Press Conference with fired Pacific Steel workers

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CONTACTS: 510-234-1046 / 415 946 9910 Read more >

Migrant Death Rate on Arizona Border More than Double in Two Years While DHS Plans Expansion of Deadly Criminalization Policies

 

For Immediate Release
January 24, 2012
Contact: Kat Rodriguez: 520.770.1373
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Dispatch From Detention: A Rare Look Inside Our ‘Humane’ Immigration Jails

Sam Kitching, a soft-spoken, round old man dressed in civilian clothes who works for the Sheriff’s department at the Baker County Jail put his hand on my shoulder and, addressing me as “young man,” said, “It’s very important that you be careful in there. They might have AIDS and might try to grab your hand and push something into it.”

“AIDS?” I ask.

“They could,” he said. “These men can be dangerous.”

A younger man dressed in a tight, dark green Sheriff’s uniform unlatched the door into one of the pods that holds several dozen federal immigration detainees. Read more >

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