After new data reveals rapid pace of parental deportation, key congressional leader and advocates pressure President Obama to broaden his DREAM Act order.
New data obtained by Colorlines.com shows the disturbing pace of parental deportation has not changed, despite ICE vow to use greater “discretion.”
The full data set on parental deportations, obtained from Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
by Jorge Rivas on December 14 2012, 11:21AM
She wants the editor to know how the the i-word affected her growing up.
by Jorge Rivas on December 12 2012, 12:26PM
Foreign teachers who have been teaching in L.A. schools for more than six years are being forced home.
by Jorge Rivas on December 11 2012, 4:30PM
A Judge has cleared the way for the show me your papers provision to take effect in Georgia.
by Jorge Rivas on December 11 2012, 9:55AM
“Papers: Stories By Undocumented Youth” includes 30 stories by undocumented youth who range in age from 10-32.
by Jorge Rivas on December 7 2012, 3:45PM
Puerto Rican-born artist Miguel Luciano helps undocumented youth take flight over the National Mall.
by Jorge Rivas on December 6 2012, 4:00PM
Thomas M. Wierdsma, a Senior Vice President for Project Development at GEO is seen confirming he said he would use his position to deport his son’s Hungarian wife.
by Jorge Rivas on December 5 2012, 5:04PM
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said Wednesday he will no longer honor federal requests to hold some undocumented immigrants.
by Jorge Rivas on December 5 2012, 2:15PM
Harris’ announcement is seen as a win for immigration reform because she is the chief law officer of the state that boasts the largest number of Secure Communities deportations.
by Julianne Hing on December 3 2012, 4:25PM
One thing is certain: 2013 will be a very long year.
by Jorge Rivas on December 3 2012, 1:33PM
The group has quickly moved to the #4 spot on their own but they could soon move up to the #3 spot and stay there thanks to 4chan users.
by Julianne Hing on November 30 2012, 1:15PM
The STEM Jobs Act sailed through the House on a 245-139 vote.
A coalition of civil rights groups filed a class action suit in federal court today, challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s executive order denying drivers licenses to young undocumented immigrants granted work permits through President Obama’s deferred action program.
by Jorge Rivas on November 28 2012, 12:16PM
Republicans unveiled their answer to the DREAM Act, with the Achieve Act, to help undocumented immigrants.
Felipe Montes’s story drew national attention and rare federal intervention not because it is unique, but because it is increasingly common.
by Julianne Hing on November 27 2012, 1:01PM
Welcome to the world of domestic work.
by Jorge Rivas on November 21 2012, 11:00AM
Illinois may become the most populous state in the nation to grant driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants.
by Rinku Sen on November 21 2012, 9:44AM
Rinku Sen’s holiday homework: Join a letter writing campaign to interrupt the president’s record-setting pace of deportation.