Deportation. Legal news and articles for January 30 - 31, 2012

ICE deports former Reading womanChristians 'face deportation' in Saudi Arabia'This American Life' examines Alabama's immigration law (audio)Archbishop joins immigrants' rally against federal deportation program“Self-deportation” doesn't shrink the shadow economyCOLUMN: Ignore what Obama says and watch what he does'Self-deportation' a myth35 Christians face deportation from SaudiDeported Lehi man wins appeal, may get to return to U.S.Is Mitt Romney Anti-Immigrant?Chicago residents hold vigil to protest deportation of Cincinnati womanProtester explains why she risked deportation35 Ethiopian Christians face deportation from Saudi35 Ethiopian Christians face deportation from Saudi: HRWFighting to stay together

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What America's Same-Sex Couples and Our Families Gained in 2011
10 Thousand CouplesJanuary 1, 2012

Throughout the nation, we saw a variety of anti-discrimination laws passed in 2011, significantly protecting against discrimination based on gender identity. In Massachusetts, Governor Deval Patrick signed into law HB 3810, which prohibits employers ...more »

Campaign underway to stop deportation of Latina mom
La PrensaJanuary 4, 2012

... St Francis of Assisi Parish, Michigan Immigration and Labor Law Association, St. Mary Student Parish, and others have taken up Mrs. Bautista's cause as part of larger fight to reform the immigration and deportation system. ...more »

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ICE deports former Reading woman
Cincinnati.comJanuary 31, 2012

Yanelli Hernandez, 22, was deported Tuesday from the United States and now is in her native Mexico, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confirmed. ICE officials denied her request for a stay of removal based on mental health concerns.more »

Christians 'face deportation' in Saudi Arabia
Aljazeera.comJanuary 31, 2012

The group now faces possible deportation for "illicit mingling," though HRW said Saudi Arabia has no law defining that offence. Unrelated men and women are forbidden to mingle in public, though they are generally allowed a degree of freedom in private.more »

'This American Life' examines Alabama's immigration law (audio)
The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog)January 31, 2012

Scott Beason, R-Gardendale, who said that the bill was drafted mainly to create jobs, attributed a drop in unemployment to the immigration law. Job growth figures from Ahmad Ijaz, director of economic forecasting at the University of Alabama, ...more »

Archbishop joins immigrants' rally against federal deportation program
National Catholic ReporterJanuary 31, 2012

28 to demonstrate their opposition to Secure Communities, a federal program that has resulted in the deportation of more than 60000 undocumented residents of California in the last two years. Seven in every 10 of those 60000 were not convicted or were ...more »

“Self-deportation” doesn't shrink the shadow economy
SalonJanuary 31, 2012

The word “self-deportation” has an agreeable, voluntary ring to it, suggesting that undocumented workers will happily decide of their own free will to return to their home countries, without the necessity for direct government action by ICE agents.more »

COLUMN: Ignore what Obama says and watch what he does
Clarksville Leaf ChronicleJanuary 31, 2012

President Obama is trying to turn one of his major liabilities – his cruel, cynical, dishonest and clumsy handling of the immigration issue – into a liability for Republicans. Having broken his promise to make immigration reform a priority, ...more »

'Self-deportation' a myth
Arizona Daily StarJanuary 31, 2012

By declaring that "self-deportation" is the solution to illegal immigration, Mitt Romney gave voice to an idea in wide currency among Republicans - that America's 11 million undocumented immigrants would simply go home if government made their lives ...more »

35 Christians face deportation from Saudi
News24January 31, 2012

Now R66.95 Dubai - Thirty-five Ethiopian Christians, 29 of them women, face deportation from Saudi Arabia for "illicit mingling" after police raided a private prayer gathering, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday. The New York-based watchdog said ...more »

Deported Lehi man wins appeal, may get to return to U.S.
Daily HeraldJanuary 31, 2012

Though the Lehi man had been a legal resident of the United States for more than 20 years, he also reportedly had a minor drug conviction from the early 1990s. As Contreras-Bocanegra crossed the border, that conviction somehow landed him on the ...more »

Is Mitt Romney Anti-Immigrant?
Tucson CitizenJanuary 31, 2012

As governor, Romney vetoed a state-level DREAM Act that would have granted in-state tuition to undocumented immigrant students and pushed for a larger role for local authorities in enforcing federal immigration laws. But he also stuck up for Bush's ...more »

Chicago residents hold vigil to protest deportation of Cincinnati woman
Daily NorthwesternJanuary 31, 2012

Chicago residents held a vigil Monday night in protest of today's scheduled deportation of Cincinnati woman and Mexican immigrant Yanelli Hernandez. CHICAGO — More than 50 Chicago residents gathered for a vigil Monday night protesting the scheduled ...more »

Protester explains why she risked deportation
San Bernardino SunJanuary 31, 2012

So Perez, a 23-year-old San Bernardino resident, did what she hopes more and more illegal immigrants will do - she protested those laws. By intentionally getting herself arrested and subject to deportation. "There are people in this country that are ...more »

35 Ethiopian Christians face deportation from Saudi
VanguardJanuary 30, 2012

DUBAI (AFP) – Thirty-five Ethiopian Christians, 29 of them women, face deportation from Saudi Arabia for “illicit mingling” after police raided a private prayer gathering, Human Rights Watch said on Monday. The New York-based watchdog said the women ...more »

35 Ethiopian Christians face deportation from Saudi: HRW
The Daily StarJanuary 30, 2012

DUBAI: Thirty-five Ethiopian Christians, 29 of them women, face deportation from Saudi Arabia for "illicit mingling" after police raided a private prayer gathering, Human Rights Watch said on Monday. The New York-based watchdog said the women were ...more »

Fighting to stay together
Pekin Daily TimesJanuary 30, 2012

By next month's end, Eddyto, 36, could find himself deported back to his native Indonesia, forced to abandon his family. He won't let his wife Cherie, 4-year-old daughter Jadealynn and baby girl Gabriella follow him back to Indonesia, which Eddyto left ...more »

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