Deportation

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    Should a San Jose Law Limit the City’s Cooperation with ICE?

    Estephany Haro El Observador Ever since President Donald Trump took office, fear has become the new norm for immigrant families who fear deportation and being separated from their loved ones by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. Even though deportation is nothing new to families across the U.S....
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    New deportation policies place kids at risk

    Sarah Catherine Williams Child Trends An estimated 5.1 million children in the United States live with at least one unauthorized immigrant parent, and nearly 80 percent of those children are U.S. citizens. Though recent changes to immigration policy and enforcement announced by the Trump administration more directly target adults,...
  • The Rayos children meet with Rep. Grijalva before President Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress. Left to right: Ernesto Lopes of Puente Movement, Rep. Grijalva, Jaqueline Rayos-Garcia, Angel Rayos-Garcia. Photo Credit: Office of Rep. Grijalva

    Children of Deported Arizona Mom to Trump: We’re Not Afraid

    Dennis Newman Public News Service PHOENIX – “We’re here for our Mom.” That’s the message from two Arizona teenagers who attended last night’s speech by President Trump. The mother, Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, made headlines this month when she became one of the first people deported under Trump’s more...
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    County Against Mass Deportations

    County Board Votes Unanimously to Plan Expanding Legal Representation Mass Deportation Victims  Santa Clara County, CA—On December 6th the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to direct Administration to come back with a plan to provide community outreach and legal representation to victims of mass deportation at its...
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    Plan to Aide Immigrants Who May Face Deportation

    San Jose – Responding to community concerns about potential changes in deportation policies with a change in administration in Washington, Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors President Dave Cortese and Supervisor Cindy Chavez are promoting a plan to keep residents informed about their rights and provide legal representation to...
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    Immigrant’s Fate

    Expert Helps Clear Up Misconceptions Suzanne Potter / California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Immigration advocates are speaking out to clear up misconceptions in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to block key parts of President Obama’s immigration policy. For now, the lower court ruling stands, which means his...
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    DACA AND DAPA ARE DEAD

    Carlos Alejandro Budhabhatti. Project Manager Immigrant Empowerment Foundation, No Vote-Many Voices Project June 23, 2016 San Jose / CALIFORNIA On Thursday the United States Supreme Court in the Case of Texas v. United States, in a 4-4 decision, affirmed by the 5th Circuit Case.  In a nine (9) word opinion by the...
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    GETTING CLOSER TO DECISION

    By Raul Ray, Esq. A decision by the Supreme Court on President Obama’s  DAPA and Expanded DACA initiatives could be handed down as early  as next week.   The court’s current term, which started October 2015, will conclude at the end of  this month. If the court rules in...
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    WHAT TO DO WHEN AN IMMIGRANT IS FACING REMOVAL FROM THE USA

    Raul Ray, Esq. When a person who is not a citizen of the United States is placed into removal proceedings the wheels of uncertainty begin to spin.  Family members are often left in a state of panic, confusion, depression and financial despair and don’t know who to turn to...