ABA, July 25, 2019
"A new online platform operated by the American Bar Association and developed by a Florida technology company will match volunteer lawyers with immigrant children facing deportation in several states.
The website – Pro...
Garance Burke, Martha Mendoza, Associated Press, Oct. 9, 2018 - "Federal officials insist they are reuniting families and will continue to do so. But an Associated Press investigation drawing on hundreds of court documents, immigration records and...
Britain Eakin, CNS, July 31, 2018 - "A federal judge said Tuesday he would issue an order temporarily barring deportation of reunified families unless the government agrees to do so on its own.
U.S. District Judge Paul Friedman issued a temporary...
"This past summer, the "border kids"— tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras detained after crossing into the United States—became the country's latest immigration crisis. Aid...
"A sustained federal crackdown made 2011 a banner year for deportations. A
record 397,000 undocumented immigrants were sent packing. And while the
Obama administration cheers that more than half of those deported were
convicted of crimes, advocates...
"Pesident Obama's surprise request that Congress give him authority to quickly deport thousands of Central American children illegally crossing the border is likely to renew the on-again, off-again immigration reform debate that many Republicans...
MPI - "Currently, an estimated 5.3 million children live with unauthorized immigrant parents, and 85 percent of these children are U.S.-born citizens. While the Obama administration has initiated some policies to reduce the impacts of parental deportation...
"Thrust into a complex debate about the country’s immigration
policies, one of Victoria Lorenzo-Calmo’s children has a simple plea: “Obama, don’t deport my momma.” That was one of the signs held Wednesday outside Helen...
Should a native-born U.S. citizen have to sneak in to his own country? No. Never. But that's what Luis Martinez had to do. Watch the video . Read the story .
Story: Los Angeles Times, Oct. 21, 2012 .
Series: L.A. Times, Without a Country
In Deportation, Age 6: Liliana Muñoz, 6, was alone when Border Patrol officers caught her as she was being smuggled across the Rio Grande. Now facing deportation, she’s also alone in Immigration Court without a lawyer.
"What does this very large number of 396,906 mean for families and U.S.
citizen children? Let us assume that at least two-thirds of the
deportees are married, with an average of 2.5 children. Thus, from the
perspective of ICIRR, the impact...
Julia Preston, New York Times, June 25, 2016 - "Deportations continue, thousands every week. In November 2014 when Mr. Obama first announced the protection programs, he also set new priorities for enforcement. Since then, immigration authorities...
"Terrified by Alabama 's
strict new immigration crackdown, parents living in the state illegally
say they are doing something that was unthinkable just days ago —
asking friends, relatives, co-workers and acquaintances to take their...
"More than five million American children — U.S. citizens or legal immigrants eligible for citizenship — will be the most important beneficiaries of the executive action on immigration issued by President Obama in November. The great...
"Twelve-year-old Jason Penate spent the holidays hanging close by his father. They picked out a Christmas tree and decorated the front window of their Gainesville, Va., home with candy canes, and Jason tried very hard not to think about whether his...