Last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its long-awaited response to last year’s report from the Secure Communities Task Force. Secure Communities, the Obama Administration’s signature immigration enforcement program, has been fiercely criticized by law enforcement experts, state governors and legislatures, community leaders and members of Congress as... Continuar »
Today’s DHS Announcement Reveals the Answer: Not Much Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released its long-awaited response to last year’s report from the Secure Communities Task Force. Secure Communities, the Obama Administration’s signature immigration enforcement program, has been fiercely criticized by law enforcement experts, state governors and... Continuar »
La Opinión has a withering editorial today about Secure Communities (a.k.a. S-Comm). It’s a brutal takedown of a failed program: Because of its inability to act in a consistent manner, the Secure Communities program has set an example of incompetence in the federal bureaucracy. Through confusion and a lack of... Continuar »
The illegal reentry of a previously deported immigrant is one the principal rationales for deportations conducted under the Obama administration. Many of these cases could fall under the new policy of prosecutorial discretion but, for some reason, they are not considered in this category. Continuar »
Any day now Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will announce a second round of "reforms" to the disgraced "Secure Communities" deportation program, S-Comm. And once again, it appears that ICE is more interested in spin than substance. Continuar »
A Manitowoc man who could be deported as early as Friday has become the focal point of a disagreement between U.S. immigration officials and his supporters, who believe his case epitomizes flaws in immigration law. Continuar »
A coalition of immigration advocacy groups says the current immigrant detention system in the U.S. is flawed, despite promises from federal authorities to improve it. A study conducted by students at New York University and a coalition of New York and New Jersey immigration rights groups have compiled a... Continuar »
Jaime is a fourteen-year resident of Manitowoc, Wisconsin who is the sole provider for his wife and four children, who has been detained by ICE for nearly a month and who could be deported at any time. Continuar »
Love may cross oceans and borders, but tens of thousands of same-sex couples in the United States live under the threat of separation because federal law prohibits immigration authorities from treating them the same as married opposite-sex couples. Continuar »