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Trump's Call For Mass Deportations Isn't Such A Big Hit With RNC Attendees

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 07.22.2016 | Latino Voices

CLEVELAND ― Donald Trump’s vow to deport 11 million undocumented immigrants isn’t as popular as you might think ― even among Republicans in to...

Unwelcome: Federal Officials And Local Law Enforcement Need To Stop Raids And Deportations Of Undocumented Immigrants

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 07.07.2016 | Latino Voices
Azadeh Shahshahani

On June 27, four activists were arrested for blocking the roads to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Downtown. More than 100 peop...

An Atlanta Campaign Demands Immigration Reform, End to Policies of Deportation and Detention

Azadeh Shahshahani | Posted 06.20.2016 | Latino Voices
Azadeh Shahshahani

A coalition of local community organizations have launched an ICE Free Zones campaign. By Paul McLennan, Azadeh Shahshahani, and Adelina Nicholls / A...

Students Want Their Classmate Released From Immigrant Detention

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.27.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wildin David Guillen Acosta wants to graduate high school. He said earlier this month that he thought he might be able to pull it off th...

Here’s Why Atlanta Is One Of The Worst Places To Be An Undocumented Immigrant

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics

ATLANTA -- After immigration agents picked up 336 undocumented immigrants -- many of them Central American teenagers who came to the U.S. as unaccompa...

Obama's Cruel Decision to Resume Mass Deportations

Dan Kovalik | Posted 05.17.2016 | Politics
Dan Kovalik

Put quite simply, the U.S. owes these refugees a home in light of the fact that the U.S. has mercilessly destroyed their home countries over the past century or so.

U.S. Plans 'Surge' In Deportation Raids Targeting Women And Children

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.13.2016 | Politics

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. immigration officials are planning a month-long series of raids in May and June to deport hundreds of Cen...

Study: Trump's Deportation Plan Could Slice 2 percent Off U.S. GDP

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump's vow to round up and deport all of America's undocumented immigrants if he is elected president could shrink the ec...

Bernie Sanders Says It's 'Time To Shut Down' Pennsylvania Family Immigrant Detention Center

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.22.2016 | Politics

The fight to shut down a controversial family immigrant detention center in Pennsylvania received high-profile support on Thursday from Democratic pre...

More People Are Filing To Become Citizens In The Face Of Anti-Immigration Politics

Los Angeles Times | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 04.22.2016 | Latino Voices

At a recent fair at the Long Beach Convention Center, more than 3,000 immigrants got free help filling out citizenship applications and practiced cast...

Immigration Detainees Begin Hunger Strike At Georgia Center

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 04.21.2016 | Politics

Two undocumented immigrants locked in Stewart Detention Center in rural Georgia are refusing food, authorities said Thursday. The protest, described a...

The U.S. May Soon Start Deporting More Cubans. Here’s What’s Waiting For Them.

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 04.20.2016 | World

HAVANA -- Francisco Jesús Jiménez misses a lot of things about the United States. He misses his five kids. He misses his car. He misses his phone. H...

To DC and Beyond: On DAPA and Deportations

Monika Langarica | Posted 04.19.2016 | Latino Voices
Monika Langarica

Centro Legal was present at the U.S. Supreme Court during today's oral arguments to bear witness as we continue to cultivate, in the courts and in the community, the many paths towards the liberation of our immigrant brothers and sisters.

Mexican Nationals Say They Were Deported Without Their IDs, Money And Possessions

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics

Twenty-six Mexican nationals say the U.S. government deported them without their identification, money, cell phones and other possessions, putting the...

UNHCR Says Greece May Have Deported Some People 'By Mistake'

The Huffington Post | Danae Leivada | Posted 04.05.2016 | World

Some of the first people deported from Greece back to Turkey under a new international agreement weren't given a chance to apply for asylum, the Unite...

Family Seeks Justice At Human Rights Panel For Man Who Died After Border Patrol Altercation

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.31.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Bernardo Hernández Rojas' brother, Anastasio, died in 2010 after border patrol agents used a Taser on him and struck him with a baton r...

The Democratic Debate In Miami Proves That 2016 Comes Down To Immigration

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics

Something happened at Wednesday's Democratic debate that rarely -- if ever -- does on such a national stage: An undocumented immigrant, speaking in Sp...

In A Hate-Filled Election, This Moment Shows Exactly Why America Is Already Great

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics

With all of the hate-filled rhetoric during this presidential campaign, it's easy to feel pessimistic about politics and the direction of the country....

Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders Say They Won’t Deport Children

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics

During Wednesday's Democratic debate in Miami, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) both promised not to deport c...

Donald Trump Gives Himself More Wiggle Room On Deportations

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.02.2016 | Politics

After a slew of primary victories on Super Tuesday, Donald Trump held a press conference in which he gave himself some more wiggle room on the issue o...

Actually, Ted Cruz Does Want To Round Up Every Undocumented Immigrant

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 02.23.2016 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has taken a page from Donald Trump's presidential campaign playbook, hardening his rhetoric against undocumented immigrants. C...

Democratic Lawmakers Want Kids In Immigration Proceedings To Get a Fair Shot

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's not what most people would picture when they think about courts: toddlers, children and teenagers arguing against government lawyer...

Border Crossings Are Down As Obama Administration Continues Deporting Families

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, under fire from Democrats for deportations and Republicans for border crossings, announced some...

Joe Biden Tries To Tamp Down House Dems' Anger Over Deportation Raids

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

BALTIMORE -- Vice President Joe Biden insisted in a meeting with skeptical House Democrats on Thursday that the administration's deportation raids on ...

Chris Christie Flip-Flops On Self-Deportation

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie supports making it so difficult for undocumented immigrants to live in the U.S. that they'll "leave o...