Trump's Executive Order Debacle By H. Glenn Fogle, Jr. Esq., Principal Member of the Fogle Law Firm, LLC To start with, the United States is bound by the UN Refugee Convention (an international treaty on refugees) which has been ratified by the Senate in accord with the U.S. Constitution as the “supreme law of the land,” as well as our asylum laws (with some limited exceptions), not to send anyone back to their county where they will be persecuted on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group or political opinion. The protection of refugees and those fleeing [...]
We see detained cases every day and most of those detained are completely unnecessary (other than to keep the private prison industry afloat). This is one good way to save the taxpayers money and reduce the Federal deficit . . . Click Here for full article by the Huffington Post.
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Immigration reform now seems likely. The question now is what kind of reform. One that provides a simple and straightforward path to U.S. citizenship for undocumented workers or one that makes them wait years and years for permanent legal status? Expect the debate to start in earnest in January. For now, immigrants’ rights advocates are happy that some relief for undocumented immigrants is on the way. The Obama victory and the high Latino vote he earned, makes reform difficult to stop. Even Republican John Boehner, the speaker of the House, and conservative talkshow host Sean Hannity, now [...]
by Sandra Lilley, @sandralilley 5:45 pm on 11/20/2012 Giovanni Diaz, a Dreamer from Georgia, and Victor Perez, a Dreamer from Alabama, were among a group of young undocumented immigrants who traveled to protest in front of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s offices, asking for his resignation as well as a stop to his work drafting immigration laws such as Arizona’s SB1070 and Alabama’s HB 56. The Dreamers are also calling for Kobach to drop a lawsuit against President Obama’s deferred action policy. “We want to deliver a message - stop the hate and discrimination he [Kobach] has been disseminating,” said [...]
By: Matt O'Brien San Jose Mercury News The force field protecting Jirayut Latthivongskorn comes from a glossy, federally issued work permit that wards off deportation and lets him get a job, overcoming the legal barriers that have long clouded his ambitions and shadowed his life. Mailed to homes in fast-growing numbers, the cards are changing the lives of about 300,000 young immigrants, a quarter of them from California, who took a leap of faith this fall by revealing their presence to the U.S. government. Latthivongskorn's plastic card, with its 2014 expiration date etched between his fingerprint and photograph, symbolizes what he [...]
Duncan Roy, who filmed the 2002 film AKA, was arrested and held in L.A. for three months without trial or chance to post bail Immigration authorities 'put a 48-hour hold on director posting bail - and it lasted 89 DAYS' By Eddie Wrenn PUBLISHED:19 October 2012 Director Duncan Roy was arrested last November - and held in prison for three months without a trial or the option to post bail British film director Duncan Roy is suing the Los Angeles County Sheriff after, he claims, he became 'lost' in the prison system for three months - with no option to post [...]