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Obama Wants Immigration Enforcement to Be Done 'More Humanely'

Obama Wants Immigration Enforcement to Be Done ‘More Humanely’

by Aura Bogado on March 14 2014, 12:22PM

The president orders a review. Is that enough?

Topics: Deportation, Immigration, /NOW

In Immigration Court, a Family's Fate Decided in Seven Minutes

In Immigration Court, a Family’s Fate Decided in Seven Minutes

by Julianne Hing on February 4 2014, 1:45PM

Take a glimpse inside one judge’s courtroom.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

San Francisco Will End Mandatory Shackling of Immigration Detainees for Court

San Francisco Will End Mandatory Shackling of Immigration Detainees for Court

by Julianne Hing on January 24 2014, 4:35PM

The settlement will only apply to San Francisco.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Settlement Reached to Block Key Parts of Alabama Immigration Law

Settlement Reached to Block Key Parts of Alabama Immigration Law

by Von Diaz on October 30 2013, 2:33PM

A coalition of civil rights groups declared victory yesterday after two years of battling an immigration law criticized for being excessive and leading to racial profiling.

Topics: /NOW

Juana Villegas Receives Settlement After Immigrant Detention Abuse

Juana Villegas Receives Settlement After Immigrant Detention Abuse

by Von Diaz on October 18 2013, 11:43AM

This immigrant mother was shackled to a bed during childbirth while detained five years ago, and is finally receiving justice.

Topics: /NOW

A Group of Immigration Activists Disrupt ICE

A Group of Immigration Activists Disrupt ICE

by Aura Bogado on October 16 2013, 7:00AM

How a group of protestors—many undocumented—interrupted business as usual.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

Demonstrators Block Deportation Buses in Tucson

Demonstrators Block Deportation Buses in Tucson

by Von Diaz on October 11 2013, 4:30PM

Protestors in Tucson, Ariz. are stopping ICE buses full of people being taken to ‘Operation Streamline, which rapidly deports as many as 70 immigrants each day.

Topics: /NOW

ACLU Calls for Investigation of 'Roving' Border Patrols

ACLU Calls for Investigation of ‘Roving’ Border Patrols

by Von Diaz on October 10 2013, 4:32PM

Following a settlement over ‘roving’ border patrols in Washington state, the ACLU is turning its attention to similar circumstances in Arizona.

Topics: /NOW

Confrontation With Arizona Border Patrol Turns Violent

Confrontation With Arizona Border Patrol Turns Violent

by Von Diaz on October 9 2013, 5:06PM

Arizona police used pepper spray and rubber bullets against demonstrators who attempted to stop Border Patrol from taking two immigrants into custody.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Majority of Detained Immigrants Have No Criminal Convictions

Majority of Detained Immigrants Have No Criminal Convictions

by Von Diaz on October 1 2013, 1:04PM

Despite adjustments to detainer guidelines, a new report shows only a small percentage of immigrants in detention have committed serious offenses.

Topics: /NOW

Listen to a U.S. Citizen's Story of Being Detained By Immigration Enforcement

Listen to a U.S. Citizen’s Story of Being Detained By Immigration Enforcement

by Von Diaz on September 23 2013, 10:43AM

WNYC reporter Sarah Abdurrahman is detained at the border along with multiple family members, and is now filing an official complaint

Topics: /NOW

DREAMer Activist Self-Deports After Time Runs Out

DREAMer Activist Self-Deports After Time Runs Out

by Von Diaz on September 18 2013, 10:11AM

Juan Gomez voluntarily left the U.S. after multiple attempts for work authorization failed.

Topics: /NOW

Not All Immigrants Like the Senate's Immigration Bill

Not All Immigrants Like the Senate’s Immigration Bill

by Aura Bogado on September 11 2013, 12:27PM

Nearly half of all undocumented immigrants wouldn’t even qualify for basic provisional status under the bill.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

'No Papers, No Fear' Undocubus Destroyed in Los Angeles

‘No Papers, No Fear’ Undocubus Destroyed in Los Angeles

by Von Diaz on September 6 2013, 10:27AM

‘No Papers, No Fear’ organizers are fundraising to repair the Undocubus so they can get back on the road.

Topics: /NOW

Watch Aura Bogado's Live Chat with Maria Hinojosa on the Dream 9

Watch Aura Bogado’s Live Chat with Maria Hinojosa on the Dream 9

by Von Diaz on August 7 2013, 4:04PM

Colorlines’s Reporter Aura Bogado gives an update on the Dream 9 in a live chat with Maria Hinojosa, Yajaira Saavedra, and Matthew Kolken.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Senate Bill's Familiar Calculus: Enforcement for Citizenship

Senate Bill’s Familiar Calculus: Enforcement for Citizenship

by Seth Freed Wessler on June 28 2013, 11:24AM

The question remains: Will the House take the bargain, or will it become only more enforcement.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform

Connecticut Limits Cooperation With Secure Communities

Connecticut Limits Cooperation With Secure Communities

by Seth Freed Wessler on June 3 2013, 11:54AM

Connecticut’s legislature unanimously agreed to limit the state’s compliance with the federal Secure Communities deportation program.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Federal Judge Rules Sheriff Arpaio Guilty of Racial Profiling

Federal Judge Rules Sheriff Arpaio Guilty of Racial Profiling

by Seth Freed Wessler on May 28 2013, 9:45AM

A federal court ruled on Friday that Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his deputies violated the civil and constitutional rights of Phoenix Latinos.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, /NOW

Report: Latinos Scared To Report Crime Because of Local Immigration Enforcement

by Seth Freed Wessler on May 7 2013, 2:36PM

A new poll finds that nearly half of Latinos and 70 percent of undocumented immigrants say they’re unlikely to call the cops if they’re the victim of a crime out of fear of immigration enforcement.

Topics: Immigration Reform, /NOW

Deaf Arizona Teen Separated From Family After Arpaio Immigration Raid

Deaf Arizona Teen Separated From Family After Arpaio Immigration Raid

by Jorge Rivas on April 12 2013, 12:00PM

Los Angeles based band Las Cafeteras sends a message of support to a young deaf woman who’s family is in immigration detention.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

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