PaseLaVoz is a peer-to-peer texting service that undocumented immigrants across the South use to alert one another about police checkpoints. Its success suggests potential for technologies designed to help the undocumented navigate life in America.
À l’occasion du 70e anniversaire de la libération d’Auschwitz, des photographes de Reuters ont fait le portrait de plusieurs survivants.
Church organizations in Philadelphia, Oregon, Arizona and other states have begun taking in undocumented immigrants who are living under the threat of deportation.
“I cannot visit my friends and do things I would usually do. But on the other hand, my family will come here to visit me … it’s harder to live in fear with a deportation order.”
After the U.S. border crisis this summer, the Mexican government implemented a new plan at its southern border. “We are filling up the southeast with tons of people, crime, corrupt authorities. This will explode.”
People from the three West African countries who are residing in the U.S. will be granted temporary protected status.
UPDATED (4:18 p.m.): A White House official told BuzzFeed News that the president’s remarks do not include a reference to waiting “40 days.”
More than 2,000 inmates housed there will be released over the next few months.
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.