Deportation. Legal news and articles for February 21 - 22, 2012

Bloggings On Deportation And RemovalMarshfield neighbors unite to fight deportation of Kong Xin ChenSupreme Court Finds Tax Crimes Are Grounds for DeportationOuted GOP sheriff finds gay supportObama Immigration Approach Criticized by US House RepublicansWithdraw from human rights law to deport Qatada, say Tory MPsNapolitano reviews South Texas border operations'Naz' beats an immigration system slim on second chancesNapolitano reviews South Texas border operationsNapolitano defends deportation policyDeport dilemmaGo Deport Yourself: Romney's "Self-Deportation" Policy Is No JokeIllegal aliens find a new BFF in President ObamaRestaurateurs Who Pleaded Guilty in Tax Case Can Be Deported, Supreme Court RulesAZ Sheriff Deportation Threat May Be Investigated

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'Self-Deportation' Is A Joke
Daily BeastFebruary 1, 2012

Sort of like early Stephen Colberts, a couple of Mexican-American comedians funded a group called "Hispanics Against Liberal Takeover" and made mock news releases and radio ads wherein they pretended to be conservative activists promoting the law.more »

Honour crime
gulfnews.comFebruary 2, 2012

I was informed that in the event of a conviction by the competent court, the judge may deport me. Is it true that such an act may make the judge decide to deport me and is the presence of my family along with my children, who are still school children, ...more »

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Bloggings On Deportation And Removal
ILW.comFebruary 22, 2012

by Matthew Kolken US District Court Judge Clark Waddoup has delayed issuing a decision on the constitutionality of Utah's immigration law until after the Supreme Court reaches a decision on Arizona's immigration law. Judge Waddoup reasoned that: ...more »

Marshfield neighbors unite to fight deportation of Kong Xin Chen
The Patriot LedgerFebruary 22, 2012

Over the next two decades he settled in a community with a business and family, only to learn 19 years later he did not possess legal status. News of this occurrence trickled out to the community as Ping confided in other frequent customers.more »

Supreme Court Finds Tax Crimes Are Grounds for Deportation
ForbesFebruary 22, 2012

In Kawashima, an immigration judge ordered the removal of resident aliens Akio and Fusako Kawashima following their convictions for tax-related crimes. Resident aliens are, generally, those persons who are in the United States lawfully but who are not ...more »

Outed GOP sheriff finds gay support
Washington BladeFebruary 22, 2012

On Tuesday, the Human Rights Campaign and the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund endorsed Sinema. Whether Babeu, elected as sheriff in 2008 and once considered a rising star within the GOP, can remain viable is an open question. In a conservative state with a ...more »

Obama Immigration Approach Criticized by US House Republicans
Family Security MattersFebruary 22, 2012

By Jeff Bliss | February 15, 2012 01:37PM ET (Bloomberg) -- The Obama administration isn't doing enough to crack down on illegal immigration and its focus on deporting those with criminal records is too narrow, US House Republican lawmakers said.more »

Withdraw from human rights law to deport Qatada, say Tory MPs
Telegraph.co.ukFebruary 22, 2012

“If legal arguments continue the costs are certain to double over the next few years.” Blair Gibbs, Head of Crime and Justice at the think-tank Policy Exchange added: “The total bill for taxpayers will rise even further if Qatada cannot be deported...more »

Napolitano reviews South Texas border operations
LubbockOnline.comFebruary 22, 2012

Federal prosecutors have been reviewing thousands of deportation cases in recent months in an effort to focus resources on such cases. That has left many immigrants who have lived in the US illegally for years in a legal limbo, neither achieving legal...more »

'Naz' beats an immigration system slim on second chances
San Antonio CurrentFebruary 22, 2012

Days later, however, US Immigration and Customs officials told Hope that Naz would be deported to Singapore and he was sent to the ICE detention center in Pearsall, south of San Antonio, to wait. Naz immigrated to the US with his family as a kid from ...more »

Napolitano reviews South Texas border operations
Brownsville HeraldFebruary 22, 2012

Federal prosecutors have been reviewing thousands of deportation cases in recent months in an effort to focus resources on such cases. That has left many immigrants who have lived in the US illegally for years in a legal limbo, neither achieving legal...more »

Napolitano defends deportation policy
San Antonio ExpressFebruary 22, 2012

By Lynn Brezosky McALLEN — Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Tuesday defended a deportation policy some criticize as a thinly veiled attempt to secure favor among Hispanic voters. “Every law enforcement agency sets priorities...more »

Deport dilemma
Aljazeera.com (blog)February 21, 2012

"They're treating deportation as being clear cut evidence of being unfit and there's no case law to support that … there are plenty of people who are deported from this country and are we really ready to take the stance that deportation makes a parent ...more »

Go Deport Yourself: Romney's "Self-Deportation" Policy Is No Joke
Huffington Post (blog)February 21, 2012

Asked how he would deal with undocumented immigrants, Romney said during the Tampa debate that he believes in "self-deportation." A crackdown on undocumented immigrants, he explained, would make "people decide they can do better by going home because ...more »

Illegal aliens find a new BFF in President Obama
MyFox DetroitFebruary 21, 2012

In fact, immigration law played a big part -- stepped-up enforcement at the tail end of the Bush administration helped start the decline and weakened enforcement by the current White House helped halt the decline. In other words, "self-deportation" ...more »

Restaurateurs Who Pleaded Guilty in Tax Case Can Be Deported, Supreme Court Rules
ABA JournalFebruary 21, 2012

He said the crimes qualified as an aggravated felony under a provision of the deportation law triggering removal for crimes involving fraud or deceit and a loss to the victim exceeding $10000. The dissenters are Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, ...more »

AZ Sheriff Deportation Threat May Be Investigated
WLTX.comFebruary 21, 2012

... clean house after government scandals and has touted his law-enforcement credentials in his bid for Congress, has repeatedly denied allegations that he threatened a Mexican ex-boyfriend with deportation to keep him quiet about their relationship.more »

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