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Families and Deportation

Nearly 10,000 Children Tell Congress: 'No More Deportations'

Beth Caldwell | Posted 02.22.2013 | Latino Voices
Beth Caldwell

On December 12, dozens of children visited members of Congress to deliver nearly 10,000 letters written by young people from 26 different states. Their message is clear: "Stop deportations so that all of our families can stay together."

Deported Vets

Beth Caldwell | Posted 01.28.2013 | Latino Voices
Beth Caldwell

Non-citizens may serve in the U.S. military as long as they are legal permanent residents, and many do. But immigration law requires the permanent deportation of every non-citizen convicted of one of a long list of criminal offenses.

Separation Anxiety: How Immigration Laws Fail to Keep Families Connected

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arlene M. Roberts

What happens to a family after one of its members, the chief breadwinner, is deported? For those who are left behind, what are available options for supplemental income?