Immigration articles


New report serves as indictment of Border Patrol’s “systematic” display of abuse of power

New report serves as indictment of Border Patrol’s “systematic” display of abuse of power

LatinaLista — Two new installments of a three-part series, of the Migrant Border Crossing Study, released today by the Immigration Policy Center take a bold stand. Not in what they document but what they imply. Bordering on Criminal: The Routine Abuse of Migrants in the Removal System is a groundbreaking series that for the first


Immigration: Deported and exiled, U.S. citizen finally recognized by government as one of our own

By Bryan Johnson Amoachi & Johnson, Attorneys at Law, PLLC Blanca Maria Alfaro has always been a U.S. citizen. She was born in Houston, Texas on December 17, 1979. In 1995, Blanca applied for and received a U.S. passport based on her Texas Birth Certificate. In 1998, Blanca traveled from El Salvador to JFK International


Video: U.S. deportees in Tijuana create new ‘underground’ community as they wait and wait…

LatinaLista — Ever since the HBO news magazine series VICE launched, it has brought major issues into America’s living rooms with documentary-style episodes highlighting why the issues are such problems. One of their episodes dealt with the U.S. deportation issue. The Obama administration is setting records for deporting more immigrants than any other administration in

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One more nationwide campaign supporting immigration reform hopes to make a lasting impression

LatinaLista — It appears the flame of hope that Congress will pass immigration reform is becoming nothing more than a flicker in most who believed something could be signed by Christmas. Not even yesterday’s re-introduction by House Democrats of an immigration bill could raise hopes that Congress would focus on anything else but the government


Pew Research reports an increase among the undocumented population — maybe

LatinaLista — If ever there was a report that could be described as “On the one hand, yes — on the other hand, no.” it would be today’s Pew Research report New Estimate: 11.7 million in 2012: Population Decline of Unauthorized Immigrants Stalls, May Have Reversed The key words are “may have.” Pew Research Center’s

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Latino workers vital to Michigan dairy sector

By Jeremy C. Nagel AgriNotes & News LANSING — Fruit and vegetable growers aren’t the only segment of Michigan’s vast agriculture industry clamoring for comprehensive, federal-level immigration reform. Dairy farming remains the single largest component of the state’s expanding farm sector, and Hispanic workers have become integral to our milk industry. Kerry Nobis manages a