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“Angels” Set Up Camp for Deportees in Tijuana

“Angels” Set Up Camp for Deportees in Tijuana

Immigrants deported from the United States are finding shelter here in a camp established just a short distance from the border. The camp, located in Tijuana's Constitution Square, was set up by the Angeles Sin Fronteras (Angels Without Borders) organization because of the need for a place to house deportees seeking work in a city with which most of them are unfamiliar. continue reading »

STUDY:  Passage of Immigration Reform Can Lead to Reduction in Violence Against Women

STUDY:  Passage of Immigration Reform Can Lead to Reduction in Violence Against Women

A policy brief around the issue of comprehensive immigration reform has concluded that passing immigration reform can reduce the level of violence against immigrant and refugee women. continue reading »

Hope Fades for Immigration Reform in 2013

Hope Fades for Immigration Reform in 2013

When he thinks about the children he left behind in Mexico more than a decade ago, Jorge is at a loss for words. continue reading »

Joe Biden To Immigration Opponents: My Family Came To The U.S. Undocumented, Yours Might Have Too

Joe Biden To Immigration Opponents: My Family Came To The U.S. Undocumented, Yours Might Have Too

On Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden challenged the myth that ancestors of American citizens were legal immigrants, so the U.S. should not establish a path to citizenship for the nation’s undocumented population. Responding to one person who argued her family legally emigrated from Ireland in the 19th century, Biden explained his did not. continue reading »

New York Police Arrest 22 Anti-Deportation Protesters

New York Police Arrest 22 Anti-Deportation Protesters

Twenty-two people were arrested after they disrupted traffic in front of the New York headquarters of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to demand a halt to deportations. continue reading »

Chicago Latinos Using Virgin of Guadalupe Icon to Promote Immgiration Reform

Chicago Latinos Using Virgin of Guadalupe Icon to Promote Immgiration Reform

A group of Hispanics on Wednesday in Joliet, southwest of Chicago began a two-day pilgrimage through eight Illinois cities with a image of the Virgin of Guadalupe to ask that the U.S. Congress approve immigration reform. continue reading »

Another Migrant Detention Center Infiltrated by Immigration Activists

Another Migrant Detention Center Infiltrated by Immigration Activists

An activist with the National Immigrant Youth Alliance infiltrated the El Paso Detention Center in Texas to get to know the situation in which the undocumented migrants being held there are living. continue reading »

Gov’t Issues Max Number of U-1 Visas for Immigrant Abuse Victims – 5th Year in a Row

Gov’t Issues Max Number of U-1 Visas for Immigrant Abuse Victims – 5th Year in a Row

The U.S. government has once again issued the maximum number of U-1 nonimmigrant visas (10,000). This is the fifth year in a row that these visas benefitting victims of abuse continue reading »

REPORT:   Systematic Mistreatment of Deported Migrants at Hands of U.S. Officials

REPORT:  Systematic Mistreatment of Deported Migrants at Hands of U.S. Officials

A recent report exposes a systematic, widespread abuse of immigrants waiting to be deported from the U.S. continue reading »

HELP US:  Locate Parents of Toddler Found Alone in NM Desert Near Border Fence

HELP US:  Locate Parents of Toddler Found Alone in NM Desert Near Border Fence

New Mexico authorities and the Mexican consulate office are seeking help in trying to locate the parents or relatives of a toddler they found wondering the desolate New Mexico desert Saturday night. Sunland Park borders El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. continue reading »