In anticipation of the Republican primary in Arizona, the Center for American Progress (CAP) today has released a new report, "Staying Put but Still in the Shadows," an analysis which finds that harsh anti-immigrant laws do not cause undocumented immigrants to self-deport, only to hunker down deeper into the... Continuar »
I bet Mitt Romney has a sweatshirt that says I (heart) Florida. His victory in the Sunshine State revitalized his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination. Florida also gave him an opportunity to explain his immigration policy. Continuar »
The Obama administration is starting to shut down a program that deputized local police officers to act as immigration agents. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have trained local officers around the country to act as their agencies' immigration officers. Continuar »
Brothers Manuel and Valente Valenzuela still don their dress blue military uniforms with the ramrod-straight posture from their Vietnam War days. Manuel, a former Marine, carried out rescue missions. Valente, an Army soldier, was wounded and received a Bronze Star. Continuar »
For the last few years, I have been engaging fellow law enforcement leaders in a dialogue about sensible immigration reform. Immigration is an issue that affects our work as cops on a daily basis. But, sometimes I'm asked whether the fact that law enforcement is engaged in immigration enforcement... Continuar »
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. Continuar »
Last week, Frank (Sharry) wrote a blog post at Huffington Post about the Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX). Continuar »
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies on Wednesday rushed to dispel rumors among Latino families that they would be deported if they come forward with information about child sexual abuse allegations at Miramonte Elementary School, where two teachers have been arrested. Continuar »
Teresa Gomez, a Salvadoran woman in her 20s, and Margaret Ashong, a grandmother from Ghana, endured regular beatings, threats and insults by the fathers of their children. Like many battered immigrant women in the Washington area, they mostly suffered in silence, fearful that if they went to the police... Continuar »
It has been nearly four years since the May 2008 ICE raid at the Agriprocessors kosher meat packing facility in Postville, Iowa. The raid, which was the largest worksite enforcement raid in U.S. history, resulted in the conviction and deportation of more than 300 undocumented immigrants, the majority of... Continuar »