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O.C. Sheriff's Department Admits to Violating TRUST Act

O.C. Sheriff’s Department Admits to Violating TRUST Act

by Aura Bogado on July 10 2014, 1:31PM

Will Samuel Sixtos-Gomez be deported for driving without a license?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

LA County Sheriff Helps Deport Record Numbers of Immigrants

LA County Sheriff Helps Deport Record Numbers of Immigrants

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2013, 7:00AM

Despite earlier claims, Sheriff Lee Baca is turning people convicted of trivial offenses over to immigration authorities at record numbers.

Topics: Immigration

How One Immigrant Community Secured Itself

How One Immigrant Community Secured Itself

by Aura Bogado on September 3 2013, 7:00AM

New Orleans is the first jurisdiction in the South to opt out of Secure Communities, a federal program that critics say tears immigrant communities apart.

Topics: Immigration

Connecticut Limits Cooperation With Secure Communities

Connecticut Limits Cooperation With Secure Communities

by 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

Los Angeles Sheriff Will No Longer Turn Over Low-Level Offenders to Immigration

Los Angeles Sheriff Will No Longer Turn Over Low-Level Offenders to Immigration

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.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Calif. Gov Protects Some Immigrant Families, Leaves Others Out in the Cold

Calif. Gov Protects Some Immigrant Families, Leaves Others Out in the Cold

by on October 1 2012, 10:26AM

The bills, inspired in part by Colorlines.com’s Shattered Families investigation, take steps to stop U.S. citizen children from getting stuck in foster care if their parents are detained and deported.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Felipe Montes

Report: Deportation Program Costs L.A. County More Than $26 Million

Report: Deportation Program Costs L.A. County More Than $26 Million

by Jorge Rivas on August 23 2012, 4:44PM

LA County is spending $26 million a year to hold undocumented immigrants under the Secure Communities program.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

U.S. Citizen Wrongly Imprisoned Due to Secure Communuties Sues FBI and DHS

U.S. Citizen Wrongly Imprisoned Due to Secure Communuties Sues FBI and DHS

by Jorge Rivas on July 3 2012, 2:34PM

The lawsuit is the first litigation challenging Secure Communities.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Feds Reveal Their Janus Face on Arizona's Racial Profiling

Feds Reveal Their Janus Face on Arizona’s Racial Profiling

by on June 28 2012, 9:24AM

Despite the Obama administration’s protest of Monday’s Supreme Court ruling, federal immigration officials are poised to continue detaining people rounded up through the state’s “show me your papers” law.

Topics: Arizona's SB 1070, Immigration

‘TRUST Act’ Legislation to Reform ‘Secure Communities’ Advances in California Senate

by Jorge Rivas on June 12 2012, 4:55PM

On Tuesday, by a vote of 5 to 2, the California State Senate’s Public Safety Committee approved the new version of AB 1081, also known as the TRUST Act.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

California Lawmakers Propose Changes to Deportation Program

California Lawmakers Propose Changes to Deportation Program

by Jorge Rivas on June 12 2012, 12:09PM

California lawmakers will decide Tuesday whether to set strict limits on how local law enforcement agencies participate in a controversial federal immigration program, Secure Communities.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

DC Defies Federal Orders to Implement Deportation Program

DC Defies Federal Orders to Implement Deportation Program

by Jorge Rivas on June 5 2012, 11:49AM

The Council members city community trust as one of the reasons for defying the federal orders to implement Secure Communities.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

NY and MA Forced to Join Secure Communities Despite Opposition

NY and MA Forced to Join Secure Communities Despite Opposition

by Jorge Rivas on May 14 2012, 5:33PM

Despite opposition from the governors of New York and Massachusetts, federal immigration authorities are moving forward to implement Secure Communities in both states.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

ICE Announces Minor Deportation Policy Shift for Secure Communities

ICE Announces Minor Deportation Policy Shift for Secure Communities

by Julianne Hing on May 3 2012, 9:05AM

Those with an otherwise clean criminal record who are arrested for minor traffic violations won’t be flagged for deportation unless they’re convicted first, ICE announced.

Topics: Immigration

UCLA DREAMers Walk Out on Napolitano [Video]

UCLA DREAMers Walk Out on Napolitano [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on April 18 2012, 5:30PM

UCLA students protest Janet Napolitano.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Local Fight Against Deportation Pipeline Moves From Money to Rights

Local Fight Against Deportation Pipeline Moves From Money to Rights

by Julianne Hing on March 16 2012, 10:29AM

The Obama administration is willing to pay big money to make sure the politically symbolic Cook County doesn’t ditch its marquee immigration enforcement program. Key lessons? Fighting unjust policy with a fiscal argument has its limitations.

Topics: Immigration

Baltimore Mayor Prevents Police From Asking About Immigration Status

Baltimore Mayor Prevents Police From Asking About Immigration Status

by Jorge Rivas on March 5 2012, 10:55AM

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has signed executive order prohibiting police officers from asking people they come in contact with about their immigration status.

Topics: /NOW

LA Sheriff's Letter to Miramonte Parents: ''We Will Not Ask About Your Immigration Status'

LA Sheriff’s Letter to Miramonte Parents: ”We Will Not Ask About Your Immigration Status’

by Jorge Rivas on February 13 2012, 5:33PM

Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca on Friday mailed a letter to an estimated 1,400 parents of students at Miramonte Elementary telling them “not to worry about immigration status” if they had any information on the sexual abuse scandal that has…

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Fear of Deportation Kept L.A. School's Parents From Reporting Sex Abuse

Fear of Deportation Kept L.A. School’s Parents From Reporting Sex Abuse

by Jorge Rivas on February 10 2012, 8:39AM

As the Miramonte Elementary School sex scandal grows, new reports claim that some parents didn’t report their children’s abuse because of their legal status.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Schools & Youth

ICE Creates Public Advocate Position to Serve ‘Those in Immigration Proceedings’

by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2012, 3:38PM

Advocates say ICE would do better to halt programs like Secure Communities than patch things up with these sorts of minor reforms.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

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