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To Rep. Sandy Adams: Victims of Domestic Violence Deserve Better Than Your VAWA Bill

Cross-Posted at Mom’s Rising and Daily Kos: It’s painful to watch. Rep. Sandy Adams (R-FL), a victim of domestic violence, has let herself become the spokesperson for the grievously flawed and dangerous Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) passed by House Republicans.  But asserting that “VAWA must protect all victims,” as Adams does in a new … Continue reading »

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Attemps to Cover Up Abusive Practices, Pushes to Deport Victims of Crime

In 2008, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents in Florida raided the home of Adolfo Garcia and Julio Diaz, reportedly in search of human traffickers.  Although no one in the home was involved in trafficking, the agents stormed the house and violently arrested Garcia, Diaz and several others for civil immigration violations.  ICE agents punched … Continue reading »

In Cover-Up of Agency’s Abusive Practices, ICE Pushes to Deport Victims of Crime

Obama Administration Policy to Protect Crime Victims Ignored, Community Leaders and Legal Experts Tell DHS to Do the Right Thing for Adolfo and Julio Miami, FL –In 2008, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents in Florida raided the home of Adolfo Garcia and Julio Diaz, reportedly in search of human traffickers.  Although no one in … Continue reading »