Ignacio Mesa Viera, faces imminent deportation. Mesa, who suffers from end-stage kidney failure, has no family left in Mexico and fears he will die there.
The abyss of our immigration system is destroying lives and hurting our economy. End 287g, put Secure Communities on hold and go after violent felons. Help DREAM kids become American kids. Please, make some sense out of the nonsense.
Luis Luna, 20, was smuggled to the U.S. from Mexico when he was 3. Then the Washington state resident was deported after a cop pulled him over for a broken headlight. He hopes to return on the undercarriage of a boxcar.
In a new sign of the deep dissension over immigration, the union representing some 7,000 deportation officers of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement has so far not allowed its members to participate in new enforcement training.
America’s immigration detention centers are in the business of warehousing men and women and locking them up, throwing them into legal purgatories and traded as pawns in a political and financial game.
An undocumented Mexican immigrant deported from Chicago after an on-the-job injury paralyzed him died Sunday while in the care of a small, Mexican hospital unequipped to handle his complications.
People ask, "How does deportation affect children?" The more pertinent question to pose today is, "How doesn't deportation affect children?"
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is establishing a hotline for people who are detained “if they believe they may be U.S. citizens or victims of a crime.”
In fiscal year 2011, the Obama administration broke its own deportation record for the second straight year, deporting close to 400,000 people in the year that ended last Sept. 30.
Pacific Coast Conference cross-country champ Ayded Reyes is fighting to stay in the U.S., but a March court hearing will ultimately decide her fate.
The controversy over the federal immigration enforcement program known as Secure Communitieshas been brewing since not long after it was first implemented, and that makes it one of the top immigration stories of 2011.
In deciding who may stay and who must leave this country, the deportation process for immigrants tolerates unfairness at every turn. There is a severe shortage of competent legal assistance for tens of thousands facing deportation.
Even as crossings slow to their lowest rate in four decades, politicians continue their tough talk and policies on immigration.
Eight-year-old Mariel Lopez, found herself facing Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents who had arrived at her Dallas home to take her undocumented pregnant mother into custody to be deported to Mexico.