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Felipe Montes Departs the United States for Mexico, With His Children

Felipe Montes Departs the United States for Mexico, With His Children

by on March 22 2013, 12:24PM

After two years of separation, a deported father took his children to Mexico today.

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Deported Father Who Returned To U.S. Makes Final Plea To Remain

Deported Father Who Returned To U.S. Makes Final Plea To Remain

by on March 21 2013, 8:57AM

Felipe Montes, who lost his kids to foster care when he was deported, is now asking ICE for permission to stay in the U.S.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

A Deported Father Wins a Long, Painful Fight to Keep His Kids

A Deported Father Wins a Long, Painful Fight to Keep His Kids

by on November 28 2012, 9:53AM

Felipe Montes’s story drew national attention and rare federal intervention not because it is unique, but because it is increasingly common.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

Felipe Montes Reunited With His Children, On Trial Basis

Felipe Montes Reunited With His Children, On Trial Basis

by on November 27 2012, 1:52PM

Felipe Montes, an immigrant father who lost his three children to foster care when he was deported two years ago, was provisionally reunited with his three young children today in a North Carolina court. “The court cannot find that the…

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Felipe Montes Enters Final Day Of Testimony In Fight For His Kids

Felipe Montes Enters Final Day Of Testimony In Fight For His Kids

by on November 20 2012, 9:12AM

One deported man’s struggle to regain parental custody of his children enters its final stage.

Topics: /NOW, Felipe Montes

Deported Father Granted More Time To Fight For His Kids

Deported Father Granted More Time To Fight For His Kids

by on October 26 2012, 11:21AM

Felipe Montes has been granted an extension to his humanitarian parole.

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Deported Dad Granted Visits With His Children, But Not His Parental Rights

Deported Dad Granted Visits With His Children, But Not His Parental Rights

by on October 15 2012, 10:21AM

Felipe Montes is still fighting to save his family.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

Decision on Deported Dad's Parental Rights Will Have to Wait

Decision on Deported Dad’s Parental Rights Will Have to Wait

by on September 26 2012, 9:38AM

The protracted case over Felipe Montes’s parental rights will continue another day.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

Deported Dad's Parental Rights Hearing is Postponed

Deported Dad’s Parental Rights Hearing is Postponed

by on August 10 2012, 1:56PM

Felipe Montes has been fighting for 21 months to regain custody of his three children.

Topics: /NOW, Felipe Montes

How the 'Best Interest' Bias of Family Court Threatens Immigrant Parents

How the ‘Best Interest’ Bias of Family Court Threatens Immigrant Parents

by on August 8 2012, 9:27AM

As recent news shows, determining what’s in a kid’s best interest is far from an objective standard. It’s easily swayed by biases about poor people, about undocumented people, about people of color.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

Deported Father Returns to Fight For His Children in Exceptional Case

Deported Father Returns to Fight For His Children in Exceptional Case

by on August 3 2012, 9:57AM

Felipe Montes is one of thousands of deported or detained parents fighting to keep custody of their U.S. citizen children. He has won a rare chance at the due process child courts grant everyone else.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

Deported Dad Wins Rare 'Parole' to Re-Enter Country for Custody Hearing

Deported Dad Wins Rare ‘Parole’ to Re-Enter Country for Custody Hearing

by on August 2 2012, 2:22PM

The highly unusual reprieve from ICE follows intense public scrutiny of Felipe Montes’ case since Colorlines.com broke the story of his family’s separation.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Felipe Montes

A Deported Dad's Father's Day Letter to His Sons

A Deported Dad’s Father’s Day Letter to His Sons

by on June 15 2012, 9:01AM

After Felipe Montes was deported to Mexico, his three sons were taken away by North Carolina’s foster care system. Here’s his heartfelt letter to his boys.

Topics: Immigration

Justice Delayed in Deported Dad's Fight to Regain Custody of Kids

Justice Delayed in Deported Dad’s Fight to Regain Custody of Kids

by on April 13 2012, 8:50AM

Weeks after his case gained national media attention, Felipe Montes says that the North Carolina’s family reunification system is actually set up to work against him.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

Felipe Montes' Fight to Reunite His Shattered Family on Al Jazeera [Video]

Felipe Montes’ Fight to Reunite His Shattered Family on Al Jazeera [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on February 28 2012, 11:30AM

More than 20,000 people have signed a petition to reunite Felipe Montes and his children.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Court Slows Deported Dad's Case as 20K Sign Petition to Reunite With Kids

Court Slows Deported Dad’s Case as 20K Sign Petition to Reunite With Kids

by Jorge Rivas on February 21 2012, 3:42PM

The petition calls on the Department of Social Services in Allegheny County, NC. to ensure that Felipe Montes, a single-father who was deported to Mexico, not be permanently separated but instead be reunified with his three sons in the United States or Mexico.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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