New York City should be a leader in drawing a bright line between the criminal legal system and the civil immigration system.
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Standing on the tears, hearts, and hopes of our families, we want reform with justice, not a bargain with politicians that promises provisional status in exchange for a police state that exploits the detention and destruction of our families.
The lure of bonus pay and extra vacation time perhaps drove border patrol agents in western New York to arrest hundreds of people that were in the cou...
The decision by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to close its 300-bed facility at Varick Street in Manhattan is of great concern to immigrant rights advocates.
The announcement by the Department of Homeland Security that Temporary Protected Status - and suspension of deportation - would be granted to Haitian ...
Families are being torn apart by deportation at the treacherous intersection of immigration enforcement and the criminal justice system.
Instead of expending its resources to deport immigrants like Jean Murat Montrevil, ICE should exercise its discretion to grant Deferred Action.
Given the financial and other challenges of housing families in detention centers, Obama should consider more 'civil' alternatives available, such as releasing families into the community.
Dora Schriro, the new commissioner of corrections for New York City, should fight to remove Immigrations and Customs Enforcement from New York City's jails.
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