Immigration Law

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Latinos Bear Brunt of 'Secure Communities' Arrests
Posted on 19 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A deportation program that is central to the Obama administration’s immigration enforcement strategy has led disproportionately to the removal of Latino immigrants and to arrests by immigration authorities of hundreds of United States... Read More

Report: Thousands Of U.S. Citizens Arrested By ICE
Posted on 20 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"One of the most disturbing findings in our research is that 1.6% of cases we analyzed were U.S. citizens and all were apprehended by ICE. If we extrapolate that number to the 226,694 cumulative administrative arrests and/or bookings into ICE custody... Read More

Report: Secure Communities Encourages Racial Profiling, Lack of Due Process
Posted on 20 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In “ Secure Communities by the Numbers : An Analysis of Demographics and Due Process,” authors Aarti Kohli, Peter Markowitz and Lisa Chavez found that the program has expanded so fast that due process is being overlooked, legal... Read More

Report: Fearing Police Links to ICE, Latinos Less Likely to Report Crimes
Posted on 7 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Many Latinos say they are less likely than before to report crimes because local police are increasingly involved in enforcing immigration laws, leading to a sharp increase in deportations, according to a new study. About 44% of Latinos surveyed... Read More

Tags: crime , Latinos , report , police , ICE

Detention, Deportation, and Devastation: The Disproportionate Effect of Deportations on the Latino Community
Posted on 7 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 37 of the nation’s preeminent Latino organizations, today released a report, " Detention, Deportation, and Devastation: The Disproportionate Effect of Deportations on the... Read More