Extreme Cruelty by Homeland Security

  Extreme Cruelty by Homeland Security: Separating a 7-year-old from her mother WHAT, EXACTLY, did a 7-year-old Congolese girl do to the United States to deserve the trauma that has been visited upon her — including forcible separation from her mother — by Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and her immigration agents? There is no…

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DACA Deadline – Take Action Now!

DACA is expiring.  Tell Congress to take action!! It is critical for constituents to urge their Senators to focus on providing lasting protection for Dreamers, like the bipartisan, bicameral Dream Act (S. 1615/H.R. 3440), and not get distracted by broader legislation that is beyond the scope of reasonable negotiations and would fundamentally betray American values…

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ICE Attorney in Seattle Guilty of Stealing Immigrants’ IDs

Former ICE attorney in Seattle pleads guilty to stealing immigrants’ IDs Federal prosecutors say that Raphael Sanchez stole the identities of several people “in various stages of immigration proceedings” to defraud credit-card companies. The recently resigned chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Seattle pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing immigrants’ identities to…

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ICE Needs to do Better for the Community

Tukwila immigration case sparks community response Tukwila police and city officials respond to growing uproar after a man was taken into custody by ICE last week. Last week King 5 reported on a man who called police for help and ended up in ICE custody. Wilson Rodriguez Macarreno, 32, called police when he heard someone prowling outside of…

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Family Based Immigration

Family Based Immigration For decades, our country and our communities have reaped the extensive benefits of our  family-based immigration policies. Family-based immigration drives small business development, fuels entrepreneurship and innovation, promotes integration, ensures the maintenance of strong family support systems, and strengthens our nation. U.S. history is full of success stories that began through the family-based…

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