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Watch Arianna Huffington Tell Former Obama Adviser That Record Deportations Are a 'Tragedy'

Watch Arianna Huffington Tell Former Obama Adviser That Record Deportations Are a ‘Tragedy’

by Jorge Rivas on June 3 2013, 3:39PM

Huffington reminded the former Obama advisor that deporting someone means sending them back to a different country and separating them from their families.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Michelle Obama: 'We Cannot Continue to Let Families be Broken Apart'

Michelle Obama: ‘We Cannot Continue to Let Families be Broken Apart’

by Jorge Rivas on July 17 2012, 2:54PM

First lady Michelle Obama discussed a wide range of issues on Univision’s “Al Punto” this past weekend. The large part of the discussion centered around Latinos and immigration reform.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Immigrant Soldiers Serve Country, Still Face Deportation

Immigrant Soldiers Serve Country, Still Face Deportation

by Julianne Hing on October 25 2010, 5:12PM

An estimated 4,000 veterans face deportation because of criminal convictions.

Topics: Immigration

Unanimous Supreme Court Narrows Deportation Pipeline

Unanimous Supreme Court Narrows Deportation Pipeline

by on June 14 2010, 11:48PM

In a hugely significant unanimous decision Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that a documented immigrant convicted of two minor drug-possession crimes will not face mandatory deportation. The ruling could drastically alter implementation of a controversial 1996 law that limited discretion…

Topics: Immigration

Torn Apart by Deportation Play

Torn Apart by Deportation

by Julianne Hing, Seth Wessler, Jorge Rivas on October 22 2009, 12:00PM

ColorLines investigates the effects of deportation on families of color. Introducing a four-part series.

Topics: Immigration

Torn Apart, Families Struggle to Stay Together

Torn Apart, Families Struggle to Stay Together

by on October 22 2009, 9:44AM

This piece was co-authored by Seth Wessler and Julianne Hing. In recent months, the Obama administration has announced plans to expand the 287(g) program despite widespread abuses and racial profiling. It’s also pouring money into “Secure Communities,” a program that…

Topics: Immigration

Home in Name Only

Home in Name Only

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2009, 12:00PM

Deportees struggle to survive in an unfamiliar and unwelcoming place: the country of their birth.

Topics: Immigration

Double Punishment

Double Punishment

by on October 20 2009, 12:00PM

Families of color are punished twice by immigration and criminal justice systems that don’t provide equal justice.

Topics: Immigration

Introduction: Torn Apart

Introduction: Torn Apart

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2009, 12:00PM

From New York to Jamaica, families struggle to stay together.

Topics: Immigration

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