Immigration reform advocates rally at Suffolk County jail - Metro - The Boston Globe

Eighteen-year-old Lorena Carrizo stood outside the Suffolk County House of Correction on Saturday afternoon, crying as a wall separated her from her stepfather, Josue Martinez, who was being detained inside by US Immigration Customs Enforcement. Her mother, Norma Velazquez, of Fitchburg, looked on. She had hoped Martinez would be released in time...

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Chorus to Halt Deportations Grows as Immigration Debate Continues | Politic365

As the immigration debate continues in the Senate, issue organizations and now Congressional representatives are calling on the Obama administration to halt deportations to show good faith in its support of the Senate bill. The Senate bill would provide a 13 year long pathway to citizenship for the undocumented. The administration has been...

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Immigrant advocates sue US gov't over detainers - AP State News - The Sacramento Bee

Immigrant advocates sued the federal government Wednesday alleging immigration agents are filing paperwork to keep arrestees in custody before investigating whether they're in the country illegally. The lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California and other advocates alleges that Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

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Criminal Prosecutions Of Undocumented Immigrants Have Soared In Past Decade, Report Says

Criminal prosecutions of immigrants who entered or reentered the country illegally have soared in the last decade, bringing with them huge financial and human costs, according to a report released Wednesday by Human Rights Watch. The U.S. government has claimed that these prosecutions are necessary to keep dangerous criminals out of the country,...

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