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Elise Foley

Fear Of Deportation May Be Keeping Latino Victims Of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault From Seeking Help

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new study of the Latino community's views on domestic violence and sexual assault found that, as in surveys of the population as a wh...

Elise Foley

24-Year-Old Detained For Weeks Over Brief Overstay

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sarah Jane McCrohan, a 24-year-old Australian, says she stayed in the U.S. for about 11 hours longer than she was supposed to, and it's ...

Elise Foley

Tension Brews Between ICE And Immigration Advocates Over Deportation Policies

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last Friday, immigration advocates met with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Immigration and Customs Enforcemen...

What TedCruz.com and @ImmigrationGOP Say About Republicans

Juan Escalante | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics
Juan Escalante

The race to the White House officially begins today, with Ted Cruz being the first candidate to announce his candidacy for what many expect to be a crowded Republican primary. But already the Ted Cruz camp is playing defense. Behold! www.TedCruz.com.

Elise Foley

Iowa Pastor Deported After Community Rallies To Keep Him In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Iowa Mennonite Pastor Max Villatoro was deported to his native Honduras on Friday, despite efforts from hundreds of clergy members and i...

Elise Foley

House Republican Committee Approves Bills To Increase Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are moving forward with bills addressing the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States, includ...

Elise Foley

With Relief Programs Stalled, Immigration Activists Keep Focus On Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two of the most heralded aspects of President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration are stalled in the courts, which means act...

Bully for Ancestry: How I Went From Glitz to the Gulags and Grew

Greg Archer | Posted 03.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Greg Archer

I remember when it first happened. Several years ago, I was sitting across from John Travolta at a round table press interview for a film the actor ...

Bully for Ancestry: Eat, Pray, Freak Out and Expose Stalin

Greg Archer | Posted 03.17.2015 | Impact
Greg Archer

When you become a Northern Californian -- a true Northern Californian -- you can develop a penchant for -- how do I put this? -- spiritual things.

Elise Foley

Deportations Down In 2014: DHS

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Deportations by the Department of Homeland Security have gone down, from 438,421 deportations last year to 414,481 in fiscal year 2014, ...

Elise Foley

After Immigration Win, Advocates Look To Implementation

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's new executive actions on immigration face legal challenges and major threats from Republicans in Congress, but ...

Empty Victory

Reyna Montoya | Posted 02.09.2015 | Latino Voices
Reyna Montoya

How can I thank the man who deported my friends? The phrase "2 million" meant nothing on Thursday to the President. He failed to acknowledge that these 2 million already deported also have families. He forgot to say that 2 millions souls have already been hurt.

Crisis in El Bordo: Record Number of Deportations Contribute to Homeless Influx in Tijuana Canal

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 02.09.2015 | Latino Voices
Cyrus Saatsaz

Within Baja California's largest city of Tijuana, which similar to San Diego has a population of over 1.3 million people, exists a dry concrete riverbed that once held the flowing waters of the Tijuana River.

U.S. Is Deporting People Who Could Legally Stay Here: Report

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 12.04.2014 | Latino Voices

When Border Patrol officers kicked Maria out of the country, they didn’t have to go before a judge or allow her to see a lawyer. They only had to fi...

Roque Planas

Here's Every Argument You'll Need For Your Immigration Debate This Thanksgiving

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 11.26.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama gave all of us a Thanksgiving table topic to avoid last Thursday when he announced he will grant deportation relief to as many ...

Elise Foley

Americans Split On Obama's Latest Immigration Move

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Americans are not crazy about the idea of undocumented immigrants who are the parents of U.S. citizens being allowed to stay in the coun...

Roque Planas

Immigration Activists Celebrate Bittersweet Victory After Obama Grants Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 11.21.2014 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- Shortly before President Barack Obama on Thursday night announced deportation relief that could benefit an estimated 4.4 million undocume...

Elise Foley

Immigration Advocates Brace For Big Win, Then Backlash

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama announces his plans Thursday evening to shield potentially millions of undocumented immigrants from deportat...

Elise Foley

Jeh Johnson Makes Case For Executive Action On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has "fairly wide latitude within existing executive authority" to act on his own on immigration reform and will d...

Conservatives Threaten Budget Showdown Over Immigration

AP | By ANDREW TAYLOR and ERICA WERNER | Posted 01.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some conservative Republicans want to drag must-pass spending bills into their fight with President Barack Obama over his planned ...

Elise Foley

Honduran Immigrant Teen Leaving U.S., After Becoming Part Of The Family Here

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 2011, a then-14-year-old orphan fled Honduras for the U.S., fearful that gang members would come after him after he had refused to jo...

Elise Foley

U.S. Deportations Put Asylum Seekers At Risk, Human Rights Watch Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Border agents are failing to identify people who could have credible claims to asylum, allowing them to be deported to face possibly dan...

Elise Foley

Groups Raise $1.5 Million To Help Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Organizations and individuals have raised more than $1.5 million to help unaccompanied minors who came to the U.S. from Central America ...

Elise Foley

Immigration Advocates: ICE Is 'Out Of Control'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Advocates are alleging that Immigration and Customs Enforcement is "more out of control than ever," going after immigrants aggressively ...

Back to the Dark Ages? The Imminent Danger of a Regional Domino Effect in Obama's Hardline Policy for Mothers Fleeing Central America

Galya Ruffer | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics
Galya Ruffer

It is imperative that we stop jailing mothers and children systematically in so-called family detention centers, where they face continued fear and uncertainty instead of safety and succor. It shouldn't be this way.