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Danziger on deported Dreamer

Danziger: What Happens To A Dream Deported?

Danziger knows that ever since Donald Trump vowed not to deport the immigrant “dreamers” protected by Deferred Action of Childhood Arrival — as he did — they were inevitably doomed. Now one of them has alleged that he was deported last February, and is suing the Trump administration in federal court. And he judge who will hear his case? Gonzalo Curiel, calm and cool target of a racist verbal assault by Trump last year.

April 20, 2017
Inmates' relatives hang on to the fence surrounding the Topo Chico prison in Monterrey, Mexico, February 11, 2016. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

Private Prison Companies Openly Boast About Soaring Profits From Locking Up Children And Mothers

The largest private prison companies in the United States are assuring their shareholders that profits are up, thanks in part to the windfall from locking up women and children in controversial “family detention centers.”

May 14, 2016
Detention Center, Migrants, Immigration, Mothers, Children, Latin America, Texas, World News, Political, Court Opinion

Judge Orders Release Of Immigrant Children, Mothers From Detention Centers

A federal judge has ruled that families held in immigration detention facilities must be released after finding that their detention was in serious violation of an earlier court settlement.

July 25, 2015

Huge Increase in Deportations, Administration Report Shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Huge increases in deportations of people after they were arrested for breaking traffic or immigration laws or driving drunk helped the Obama administration set a record last year for the number of criminal immigrants forced to leave the country, documents show. The U.S. deported nearly 393,000 people in the fiscal year that […]

July 22, 2011

Federal Government Cancels Deportation in Same-Sex Marriage Case

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials in Newark have cancelled the deportation of Henry Velandia, closing a case that drew national attention for its possible ramifications for same-sex couples and undocumented immigrants. “I’m happy that I can still be with my husband,” Velendia said during an interview on MSNBC. “I can finally breathe again.” A […]

June 30, 2011