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Immigrant Rights

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Iraq War Veteran Returns Home, Wife Faces Deportation

New America Media, Commentary, Mara A. Cohen-Marks, Ph.D., Apr 02, 2009

Jack Barrios fought the war in Iraq, got wounded, only to come home to fight another war: his wifes impending deportation.

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Immigrant Voices Heard Outside Obama's Second Town Hall Meeting

New America Media, News Report, Kenneth Kim, Mar 20, 2009

Worried that he has allowed immigration reform to fall below his radar, about 200 immigrants participated in a rally outside the school before and during the second town hall meeting President Obama held during his visit to the Southland earlier this week.

Wrong Arm of the Law

New America Media, News Report, Marcelo Ballv, Mar 03, 2009

A federal program that grants state and local law enforcement agencies power to detain undocumented immigrants made Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio a hero to anti-immigrant forces. But the program, 287(g) wastes taxpayer funds with little payback in terms of fighting real crime or criminals.

U.S. Immigration Policies Bring Global Shame on Us

New America Media, News analysis, Roberto Lovato, Feb 26, 2009

The Obama Administration must act quickly to change immigration policies that violate human rights and are becoming a source of global condemnation, as images of detention abuses and Sheriff Joe Arpaio's raids tarnish the U.S.'s image, just as Guantanamo did.

Supreme Court Hears Identity Theft Case, ICE Conducts First Raid Under Obama

La Opinin, News Report, Maribel Hastings, Translated by Elena Shore, Feb 26, 2009

As immigrant rights groups condemn the first immigration raid to be carried out under the Obama administration in Washington state, the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., is hearing a case that could have national repercussions on future immigration raids and deportation proceedings.

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Latinos Tell Census: Count on Us

New America Media, News report, Cristina Fernandez-Pereda , Feb 12, 2009

Fear and mistrust of government surveys are major hurdles to getting an accurate count of Latinos in the coming 2010 national census. National Latino advocacy groups held a briefing with census officials in Washington, D.C.

Family of Chinese Immigrant Who Died in Detention Sues ICE

World Journal, News Report, Yan Tai, Translated by Jun Wang, Feb 12, 2009

Chinese immigrant Hiu Lui "Jason" Ng died of late stage liver cancer at the Wyatt Detention Facility in Rhode Island last August after having suffered "brutal, inhumane, vicious and abusive" treatment there.

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The Face of the New American Bigot

New America Media, Commentary, Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez, Feb 11, 2009

This era is now marked by the rise of the New American Bigot. He's no longer the Aryan extremist or unrepentant segregationist. George Wallace is out and CNN's jolly Lou Dobbs is in.

Fear and Hate Policies Along the Border: R.I.P.

New America Media, Commentary, Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez, Feb 03, 2009

Just as President Barack Obama has ordered a review of the cases at Guantanamo, it is high time that he take a look at the immigrants who have been convicted in sham trials and housed within the U.S. borders.

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