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US Immigration Spreads Fear

US immigration agents double number of workplace raids, spreading fear and tearing families apart Two months ago, as workers in a slaughterhouse in Eastern Tennessee went about their daily work breaking down carcasses and preparing meat for shipment, a swarm of federal agents surrounded the compound in what would become the largest workplace immigration raid the United States has seen in…

America vs: Language

America is a nation of immigrants… different languages make it richer. It’s a Good Thing! America Vs: Language A majority of the world can speak a second language. More Americans should consider becoming bilingual too. Posted by ATTN: on Monday, May 14, 2018

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…

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…

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…

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…

The Problem With U.S. Immigration Policy

The Trump administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status for natural-disaster refugees from El Salvador, first granted in the wake of two devastating earthquakes in 2001 and routinely extended since then, is a perfect example of what is wrong with U.S. immigration policy. [READ: DHS: 1 in 7 DACA Recipients Did Not Apply to Renew Status] It comes at a…