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Under Operation Streamline, fast-track proceedings for [sic] illegal immigrants

TUCSON — Eight men in clothes dirtied by their desert journey rise from their seats and approach the bench.

They wear no belts or shoelaces. They are chained around the waist, shackled by their ankles, cuffed at the wrists. They pad across the gray carpet under the recessed lighting in the William D. Browning Special Proceedings Courtroom. Read more >

California's 'Trust Act' Goes Into Effect, Limiting Deportations of Undocumented Immigrants

(Photo: Archive, Reuters)

The "Trust Act" law approved in California in 2012 finally went into effect on Jan. 1, 2014 in what many have described as one of the most significant victories for the Latino community in the U.S. Read more >

Amid Steady Deportation, Fear and Worry Multiply Among Immigrants

NEW ORLEANS — Karen Sandoval’s promising life in this city fell apart in one day last summer when she went to buy school supplies for her two daughters. Read more >

University of Arizona to Release Comprehensive Survey about Migration and Border Security

Tucson, Arizona-On Thursday, March 28th, researchers from the University of Arizona will be presenting a groundbreaking new study that answers key questions about immigration and border security. The study surveyed over 1,100 deportees and explores their experiences crossing into the U.S., being apprehended by U.S. authorities, and returned to Mexico. Each survey contained 250 questions and took about one hour to administer with randomly selected individuals at ports of entry and in migrant shelters in Mexico. Read more >

New Report Exposes How Employers Take Advantage of Broken Immigration System to Exploit Workers

Study details how employers use immigration enforcement to retaliate against workers, and points to opportunities for reform in current immigration debate. Read more >

On the heels of Obama’s plan to expand border enforcement, New Report uncovers nearly 300 wrongful arrests by Border Patrol and almost $1 million in cash and other incentives

January 30, 2013 (New York, NY) – A new report released Families for Freedom in collaboration with New York University (NYU) Immigrant Rights Clinic entitled, “Uncovering USBP: Bonus Programs for United States Border Patrol Agents and the Arrest of Lawfully Present Individuals” reveals crucial information about the incentives and consequences of USBP practices. Read more >

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