The ACLU reached an agreement with the federal government to allow nine immigrants who were misinformed or pressured into leaving the country to come back as part of a class-action lawsuit.
“Basically, immigration said, ‘This guy can’t throw pizza, so we’re denying him the visa.’”
“The kids need their father this Father’s Day,” DREAMer Erika Andiola said.
They claim officials are trying to deny the public access to important information regarding U.S. immigration practices.
Some say a review isn’t enough. “Our view is not that the president needs X number of months to conduct a review.”
Last year, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deported over 350,000 people.
Let’s put this topic to rest once and for all.
For Mexicans in the U.S. sent “home” thanks to increased enforcement of American immigration laws, the country they’re returning to is far more dangerous than the one they initially escaped. They wind up in border towns like Tijuana, Nogales, and Juárez, separated from their families, with no money, no identity, and nowhere to go.
Maria Arreola will be there for the holidays. ICE told Erika Andiola that her case was getting too much public attention and they would give her mother a one-year stay of deportation.
Erika Andiola told BuzzFeed that she is leaving Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Simena’s office to put all of her energy into stopping ICE from deporting her mother in January.
Mike Giglio writes about the phenomenon of children fathered by American soldiers in post-WWII Germany who, though raised in the U.S., have found themselves deported to a country they don’t know. Read that and these other stories from around BuzzFeed and the web.
Nancy Pelosi’s spokesman praised the administration’s recognition of a “same-sex marriage” as family ties in immigration decisions in a comment to BuzzFeed. She believes, though, that a written policy should follow.