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Items tagged: immigration

Nation reporter unmasks extraordinary rendition-like subfields run by Immigration

A couple months ago, Jacqueline Stevens, a reporter for the Nation, went on a road trip with Mark Lyttle, a U.S. citizen, born in North Carolina, who had been kidnapped by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), stripped of his rightful identity documents, rendered stateless, and deported to Mexico, to re-locate the government offices that had temporarily held him.


ACLU Texas advocate reveals inside look at inhumane conditions and profiteering at GEO managed detention center

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reevesProtest_smFrom Guest Blogger, Tracey Hayes, Outreach and Advocacy Coordinator, ACLU, Texas


Faith communities shine the light for CIR ASAP on International Migrants Day

Faith communities across the country have been banding together to give an important voice for immigration reform, countering extremism, forcing a conversation about morals and American values, and in some instances intervening on the part of their congregation members.


U.S. Dept. of Justice announces probe into allegations of racial profiling against East Haven police


9500 Liberty Workshop and Screening

On November 14, 2009, I attended a workshop and screening of 9500 Liberty that was a part of the Austin Asian American Film Festival. Both the screening and workshop were held at the Mexican American Cultural Center, and I was able to go with my organization, the Asian Desi Pacific Islander American Collective (APAC) from The University of Texas at Austin.


New reports from Human Rights Watch and TRAC shed light on the shocking trend of detainee transfers


Immigration Policy is on the horizon but what about fair and just enforcement policy?

From Restore Fairness blog.

The past fortnight witnessed numerous developments on the immigration front, and almost all roads seem to be pointing to the pressing need to for immigration reform that ensures fair and just enforcement.


Immigration reform activists diversifying ranks

Happy holidays, readers. Sorry for the light posts as most of our bloggers are spending time with family and friends. We're keeping an eye out on healthcare reform, but once a bill is passed in early January, all attention will be placed on immigration. APAP will be announcing a major initiative shortly (for early February), please let us know if you'd like to be involved.