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Massive Increase In Federal Immigration Detention Centers Planned

(ESPAÑOL) The Trump administration is planning an increase in federal immigration detention centers across the country. In recent weeks, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has put out requests to identify privately-run jail sites in Chicago, Detroit, St. Paul, … Continue reading

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Phoenix Police Investigation of Department’s Immigration Policy

(ESPAÑOL) The Phoenix Police Department might be infringing against Arizona’s new immigration bill. The Arizona attorney general was expected to decide Monday whether the Phoenix Police Department violated a state law that requires officers to inquire about the legal status … Continue reading

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Defense Secretary Mattis Reforms Plan to Grant Recruits Path to Citizenship

  (ESPAÑOL) Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is recreating a program that puts foreign-born military recruits on a path to U.S. citizenship. Mattis made the announcement Friday in regard to the Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest, or MAVNI, program, … Continue reading

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Plane Passengers Detained for ID Search Sue Government

(ESPAÑOL) Nine plane passengers on a domestic flight were detained and asked for ID by ICE agents. The passengers are now suing the government alleging they were subjected to an unconstitutional search. The passengers, represented by the American Civil Liberties … Continue reading

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LA County Sheriff’s Department Gave backdoor help to ICE Agents

(ESPAÑOL) The LA County Sheriff’s Department was discovered extending secret cooperation to ICE in identifying and detaining illegal immigrants. This is despite the department going out of its way to reassure that it had set strict limits in its cooperation … Continue reading

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Surge of Immigration Judges Impacts Docket

Credit:Chris Ryan (ESPAÑOL) The increase in immigration judges has started to show a change in the management of the immigration docket. The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) released statistics showing that approximately 2,700 more immigration cases were addressed thanks … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Debates Prolonged Detention of Illegal Immigrants

(ESPAÑOL) The Supreme Court opened discussion Tuesday about the prolonged detention of immigrants facing deportation with the case Jennings v. Rodriguez. The case was brought by Alejandro Rodriguez, a lawful permanent resident who came to the country as an infant. … Continue reading

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Corte Suprema Debate la Detención Prolongada de Inmigrantes Ilegales

Credit:lillisphotography (ENGLISH) La Corte Suprema abrió discusión el martes sobre la detención prolongada de inmigrantes enfrentándose a la deportación en el caso Jennings v. Rodriguez. El caso fue traído por Alejandro Rodríguez, un residente permanente legal quien vino al país … Continue reading

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DACA Renewal Deadline Tomorrow

(ESPAÑOL) The DACA renewal deadline for applications passes tomorrow for the hundreds of thousands eligible. More than 100,000 young undocumented immigrants — nearly 69 percent of those eligible — have already applied to renew their work permits. Despite pleas from advocates … Continue reading

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ICE Raid Net 500 immigrants, 33 in Washington-Oregon Area

(ESPAÑOL) A nationwide ICE raid over the weekend arrested close to 500 suspected illegal immigrants, with 33 in the Washington and Oregon areas. The ICE operation, dubbed “Safe City,” purported to mainly target those with criminal convictions and charges. Very … Continue reading

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