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U.S. Customs And Border Protection Secures Tex-Mex Border From Land, Air and Sea

New Pew study reveals shocking truth about “immigrant criminals” & why deportations are so high

New Pew study reveals shocking truth about “immigrant criminals” & why deportations are so high

LatinaLista — The Obama administration’s first response to quell growing Latino criticism over excessive deportations was a directive sent to the Department of Homeland Security in 2011 to only arrest those undocumented immigrants considered to be low-priority or who have not committed crimes. But deportations continue to skyrocket prompting National Council of La Raza President

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Video: No justice to be found for undocumented immigrants killed by U.S. Border Patrol agents

LatinaLista — Over the last two years, the U.S. Border Patrol has been under increased criticism of the deadly force its agents use in confrontations along the U.S.-Mexico border. Compounding the problem is the Border Patrol’s lack of transparency and accountability in reporting shootings along the border. Public outcry, along with stinging criticisms from human

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Guest Voz: Oklahoma Latinos setting the record straight after outrageous local news reporting says undocumented immigrants work for Mexican cartels

By Juan Miret LatinaLista On February 3, 2014, two CBS stations and affiliates in Oklahoma – News on 6 in Tulsa and News on 9 in Oklahoma City – aired a story connecting the increase of the undocumented population in the state, with the local activity of Mexican drug cartels. No specific numbers, no formal

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Delaware bill gives hope for passage of driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants

El Tiempo Hispano Delaware Senators Townsend and Marshall and Representatives Keeley and Miro presented a bill to have the state issue driver’s license to undocumented immigrants. The purpose of the bill is to conduct a study and make recommendations which will improve safety and insurance coverage in Delaware drivers. Current law prohibits the Division of

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Guest Voz: Undocumented immigrants languish under prison conditions at detention centers as families wait for immigration reform

By Aura Bogado Colorlines (LL Editor’s Note: The following are excerpts (taken out of order) from the full article Dispatch From Eloy: Detained, and Waiting for Reform.) Every Saturday morning for the past two years, Alejandra Pablos’s family woke up early in order to make an hour-long trek from Tucson, Ariz., to the Eloy Detention

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Texas Lt. Gov. Dewhurst validates colonia community groups’ claims that TX DPS checkpoints engaged in immigration enforcement

By Steve Taylor Rio Grande Guardian EDINBURG,TX — When state Rep. Terry Canales called DPS to find out why the department was putting up random checkpoints in the poorest parts of the Rio Grande Valley he could not believe what he was told. “It was such a telling remark. The staff member said DPS was

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