Deportation. Legal news and articles for December 29 - 31, 2011

White House sets new obstacle to immigration enforcementLéon Mugesera faces deportationCourt backlog of immigration cases puts some lives on holdMan linked to genocide faces deportationThe top five immigration stories of 2011Woman's beer run broke law on tax, volume and locationWhat America's Same-Sex Couples and Our Families Gained in 2011Before fleeing to Canada, suspect allegedly lived a life of luxury complete ...China says its most wanted man admits crimesMajority of Hispanics oppose deportation policySuspects in Deadly Alabama Home Invasion Targeted Latino Victims, Police SayTop five immigration stories of 2011, #2: Another year of record deportationsSB1070 for Muslims (NSEERS) Lands DREAM Act Youth Behind Bars, Deportation LoomingMan released after nine monthsWhy Are American Citizens Getting Locked Up and Even Deported By Immigration ...

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Illegal immigration: Are Obama deportations truly aimed at 'criminals'?
Christian Science MonitorDecember 1, 2011

Immigration officials say they are cutting a "common sense" middle path – ramping up deportations of criminal illegal immigrants but also granting prosecutors discretion to have compassion on law-abiding illegal workers who have close ties to the ...more »

ILLEGAL ALIEN DEPORTATIONS SUSPENDED FOR HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS
NewsWithViews.comDecember 5, 2011

Recently -- and quietly -- various officials within the Obama Administration announced a plan to suspend the deportation orders of 300000 illegal aliens who have already been issued such orders by a US court of law. ...more »

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White House sets new obstacle to immigration enforcement
Daily CallerDecember 31, 2011

“We'll have more and more instances of illegals released by police because [federal immigration officials] wouldn't take them [and] who then go on to commit some heinous crime,” he said. The US hosts perhaps 9 million illegal immigrants, ...more »

Léon Mugesera faces deportation
Montreal GazetteDecember 31, 2011

"I would thank you if you could act on my behalf as urgently as possible. I am very uncomfortable asking you this during the holiday period." Doyon, who began representing Mugesera in mid-December, called the short notice of the deportation date ...more »

Court backlog of immigration cases puts some lives on hold
Las Vegas Review-JournalDecember 31, 2011

In fiscal 2011, nearly 400000 people were deported -- the largest number in ICE history. A little more than half of those deported had been convicted of felonies or misdemeanors. "Their priority is law enforcement, but they forget people still have to ...more »

Man linked to genocide faces deportation
Montreal GazetteDecember 31, 2011

"I would thank you if you could act on my behalf as urgently as possible. I am very uncomfortable asking you this during the holiday period." Doyon, who began representing Mugesera in mid-December, called the short notice of the deportation date ...more »

The top five immigration stories of 2011
89.3 KPCCDecember 30, 2011

... cases stemming from local law enforcement. The number of people deported annually has crept upward steadily for years now, from 291060 in fiscal year 2007 to 396906 in fiscal year 2011, according to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement records. ...more »

Woman's beer run broke law on tax, volume and location
News CourierDecember 30, 2011

He said many citizens are unaware of state laws pertaining to the transportation of alcoholic beverages. “If you buy alcohol in a wet jurisdiction and transport it into a dry county — which includes all unincorporated areas of Limestone County — then ...more »

What America's Same-Sex Couples and Our Families Gained in 2011
10 Thousand CouplesDecember 30, 2011

Governor Patrick also signed an executive order banning discrimination against state employees based on gender identity. The Nevada Legislature passed a bill banning employment and housing discrimination in the state on the basis of gender identity. ...more »

Before fleeing to Canada, suspect allegedly lived a life of luxury complete ...
msnbc.comDecember 30, 2011

BEIJING — China's most-wanted man, who was deported from Canada in July after a decade-long legal battle, has admitted to his crimes and will now be handed over to prosecutors, state media reported Friday. Beijing had sought the deportation of Lai ...more »

China says its most wanted man admits crimes
ReutersDecember 30, 2011

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's most wanted man, who was deported from Canada in July after a decades-long legal battle, has admitted to his crimes and will now be handed over to prosecutors, state media reported Friday. Beijing had sought the deportation...more »

Majority of Hispanics oppose deportation policy
CBS NewsDecember 30, 2011

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported nearly 400000 people during the fiscal year that ended in September, the largest number of removals in the agency's history. Government officials say they are targeting immigrants with criminal ...more »

Suspects in Deadly Alabama Home Invasion Targeted Latino Victims, Police Say
Fox NewsDecember 29, 2011

While federal and local authorities have said they fear Hispanics might hesitate to report crimes because of Alabama's new crackdown on illegal immigration, the law includes a section that temporarily exempts crime victims from its provisions even if ...more »

Top five immigration stories of 2011, #2: Another year of record deportations
89.3 KPCCDecember 29, 2011

Stories about the politics, policies, and law enforcement issues surrounding immigration. Stories about health issues, education, and the politics of both. In fiscal year 2011, the Obama administration broke its own deportation record for the second ...more »

SB1070 for Muslims (NSEERS) Lands DREAM Act Youth Behind Bars, Deportation Looming
ILW.comDecember 29, 2011

But the termination does nothing to address the plight of thousands of men who complied with registration and are now fighting deportation proceedings. Hadi Zayed Zaidi is one of the many thousands who complied with the law and is now facing ...more »

Man released after nine months
Queens ChronicleDecember 29, 2011

“I think there is no question this has a deep impact on these children,” Kohli said, adding that she often hears of immigrants seeking lawyers to help set up guardianship plans in the event they are deported. And it's a fear that will continue to hang ...more »

Why Are American Citizens Getting Locked Up and Even Deported By Immigration ...
truthoutDecember 29, 2011

Montejano's mistaken imprisonment comes on top of an explosion in immigration detentions and deportations in recent years, as well as federal immigration programs that rely on participation with local law enforcement. He is just one of the hundreds of ...more »

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