Paige St. John, Joel Rubin, Los Angeles Times, Apr. 27, 2018 - "Immigration officers in the United States operate under a cardinal rule: Keep your hands off Americans. But Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents repeatedly target U.S. citizens...
"About 88 percent of children living in immigrant families are U.S citizens, but they are heavily impacted by immigration laws and policies that restrict social services to immigrants.
Even if the children qualify for government services such...
Eyder Peralta, NPR, Dec. 22, 2016 - "It's illegal for U.S. immigration authorities to hold Americans in detention.
However, an NPR analysis of data obtained through a Freedom of Information Act Request shows that hundreds of American citizens...
"One mother's U.S. citizen children were denied entry to Head Start. Another U.S-born child was kicked out of school. A mother stopped by police was interrogated over whether she was truly her U.S. citizen child's parent.
These are some...
Professor/blogger Jacqueline Stevens continues to educate us all concerning the Anthony Clarke, Mark Lyttle and Esteban Tiznado cases. See here (Dec. 7, 2011) and here (Dec. 9, 2011.)
"A growing number of United States citizens have been detained under
Obama administration programs intended to detect [unauthorized] immigrants who
are arrested by local police officers." - New York Times, Dec. 14, 2011 .
"At least one of every 15 children living in the United States has an unauthorized parent, and nearly all of those children are native-born United States citizens. Think of that statistic, one in 15, the next time you drive by a school or a playground...
"Emilio René Pincheira Dennett was still asleep at about 6 a.m. one
morning in September when agents from Immigration and Customs
Enforcement, armed with guns and rifles, knocked on the door of the
Santa Fe house he shares with his parents...
"A lawsuit contends the state of Texas is routinely discriminating against the U.S.-born children of undocumented immigrant parents by denying them birth certificates.
According to the civil lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Austin...
"A government report released this week found that E-Verify, a federal program that checks whether someone can legally work in the U.S., is growing more accurate. But not for immigrants. The report, commissioned by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...
"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...
"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...
"Governor Rick Scott (R) has ordered the state to purge all
“non-citizens” from the voting rolls prior to November’s election. But
that list compiled by the Scott administration is so riddled with errors
that, in Miami-Dade...
"U.S. citizens have been illegally detained throughout Los Angeles County
as a result of the Secure Communities immigration enforcement program, a
coalition of civil and immigrant rights groups said Wednesday. The American Civil Liberties Union...
"The government is not shy about its success
deporting people from the United States. Immigration and Customs
Enforcement recently sent out videos of early-morning raids conducted
across the country. Uniformed ICE agents are shown planning...