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Felipe Montes Needs Our Help: NC Officials Trying to Strip Parental Rights From Deported Dad

Colorlines has another story about families being ripped apart by the nation’s broken immigration system. This is about Felipe Montes, who was deported in 2010. His children were place in foster care. Now, officials in Allegheny County in North Carolina want to strip him of his parental rights.

“Defiant” Joe Arpaio Says He Will Cooperate with DOJ Discrimination Investigation

Yesterday was the deadline for Maricopa Sheriff Joe Arpaio to indicate whether he would cooperate with the United States Department of Justice civil rights investigation of his department. Well, Arpaio did respond — in fairly typical Sheriff Joe fashion with some bravado and attitude

Alabama State Senator Scott Beason Stripped of Powerful Committee Chairmanship

Alabama State Senator Scott Beason (R) has been getting a lot of attention lately. None of it good. He was one of the architects of the state’s viciously anti-immigrant law. Yesterday, Beason was in the news again. He was booted as Chair of the Senate Rules Committee.