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Securing border doesn’t justify abuse

Securing border doesn’t justify abuse

admin April 15, 2014 Comments Off

BY CHERYL LITTLE clittle@aijustice.org The March 22 Miami Herald article Questions about death of Mexican teen linger was yet another reminder of the growing number of immigrant deaths along the U.S.-Mexico border.A recent independent review found

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Florida Immigrants Decry Detention Quota – Sun Sentinel

Florida Immigrants Decry Detention Quota – Sun Sentinel

admin March 26, 2014 Comments Off

Sun Sentinel Florida immigrants decry detention quota Prison boondoggle or enforcement tool? March 22, 2014|By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Every day, hundreds of immigrants suspected of living in the country illegally

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AI Justice Sues U.S. Customs & Border Protection

AI Justice Sues U.S. Customs & Border Protection

admin March 13, 2014 Comments Off

Washington, DC – March 13, 2014 – Today Americans for Immigrants Justice (AI Justice) filed a lawsuit in U.S. Federal Court against Customs & Border Protection (CBP) to force CBP to disclose documents and

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DISTURBING IMAGES SHOW CBP AGENTS TEACHING CHILDREN TO SHOOT AT MIGRANT EFFIGIES

DISTURBING IMAGES SHOW CBP AGENTS TEACHING CHILDREN TO SHOOT AT MIGRANT EFFIGIES

admin February 3, 2014 Comments Off

(image by @CambioToday) PRESS RELEASE FROM SAN DIEGO IMMIGRANT RIGHTS CONSORTIUM: San Diego, CA: Different Images shared by an anonymous source and found online depict Border Patrol staff showing children of various ages how to use paintball guns

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Republican “Principles” Continue to Prioritize Militarizing the Border at Expense of Immigrants & their Families

Republican “Principles” Continue to Prioritize Militarizing the Border at Expense of Immigrants & their Families

admin January 30, 2014 Comments Off

Washington, DC – January 30, 2014 – Today the Republican House leadership released its “principles” for what it deems acceptable immigration reform.  The principles indicate the Republican leadership is ruling out comprehensive reform in

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Miami-Dade plans to stop paying for federal immigration detentions

Miami-Dade plans to stop paying for federal immigration detentions

admin December 20, 2013 Comments Off

  http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/12/18/3826317/miami-dade-plans-to-stop-paying.html     Miami-Dade Commissioner Sally Heyman and immigration activists highlight the county’s new position to stop paying for federal immigration detentions. Gaston De Cardenas / El Nuevo Herald staff

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LA Times Documents Abuse of Immigrant Detainees in “Hieleras”

LA Times Documents Abuse of Immigrant Detainees in “Hieleras”

admin December 6, 2013 Comments Off

                            Alejandro Castear wore a sleeveless shirt similar to this one when held in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection station

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Cheryl Little, others recognized for work advocating for children

Cheryl Little, others recognized for work advocating for children

admin November 18, 2013 Comments Off

Read more here: BY CARLI TEPROFF CTEPROFF@MIAMIHERALD.COM Donning traditional denim dresses and scarves to cover their hair, seven young girls cradled their arms, stomped their feet and proudly welcomed the harvest. Their joyous dance

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Fifty Years Later, We Have a Dream

Fifty Years Later, We Have a Dream

admin August 28, 2013 Comments Off

Today Americans for Immigrant Justice commemorates the historic 1963 March on Washington. Fifty years later, the unforgettable words of the Rev. Martin Luther King continue to move us today, just as fifty years ago they galvanized

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The Miami Herald: Immigration backlog frustrates young applicants

The Miami Herald: Immigration backlog frustrates young applicants

AI Justice Team August 16, 2013 Comments Off

    Posted on Tue, Aug. 13, 2013 Immigration backlog frustrates young applicants Thursday will mark the anniversary of a federal program that has benefited numerous undocumented immigrants who arrived in this country as

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