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Whoops! The Department of Justice Admits That It Misunderstood U.S. Citizenship Law

Laura Murray-Tjan | Posted 02.26.2015 | Politics
Laura Murray-Tjan

The DOJ has the authority to issue deportation orders. In a recent decision, the DOJ admitted that it has been misinterpreting certain citizenship statutes since 2008. As a consequence, DOJ officers have been incorrectly ordering U.S. citizens deported. What will the government do about U.S. citizens who already were mistakenly deported?

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.

'Deportees' Names Finally Honored At Mass Grave Site

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.05.2013 | Latino Voices

"Today we are here to right a wrong," said Bishop Armando X. Ochoa at a mass grave site in California’s central San Joaquin Valley Monday. A large c...

Farm Workers' Push for Immigration Reform Honors the 28 'Deportees' From 1948

Arturo S. Rodríguez | Posted 08.30.2013 | Latino Voices
Arturo S. Rodríguez

This Labor Day finally brought recognition for the 28 Mexican migrant farm workers who tragically perished when the twin-engine DC-3C charter plane fl...

Flights Filled With Deportees Have Begun

AP | Posted 07.11.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN DIEGO -- U.S. immigration authorities have begun flying deportees deep into Mexico in an effort to discourage them from trying to return. U.S. Im...

'Deportees': In Response to Arizona Law, Cuéntame, Outernational and Tom Morello Release Music Video

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Axel W. Caballero

In response to Arizona SB 1070, Outernational with Tom Morello released a cover version of Woody Guthrie's "Deportees." The song has spread online as ...