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  • Haitian Immigration Activist Jean Montrevil Deported

    01/19/2018 1:04:52 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 37 replies
    teleSUR English ^ | January 19, 2018
    After living in the U.S. for more than 30 years, Jean Montrevil, Haitian immigrant rights activist and co-founder of the New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City, was deported back to his country less than two weeks after he was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE, agents. Montrevil confirmed he has a pending legal appeal in U.S. courts. For this reason he did not expect his rapid deportation to Haiti. Speaking of his arrest he said it was "two days of hell [...] two days straight with no food and no explanation." Montrevil was convicted in the nineties...
  • Wife of Michigan father deported after 30 years is coming to State of the Union

    01/19/2018 12:11:41 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 139 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | January 19, 2018 | by Derek Hawkins
    Cindy Garcia has had a long, exhausting and life-changing week. And by all appearances, the whirlwind is going to continue. On Monday morning, she watched immigration agents escort Jorge Garcia, her husband of 15 years, through the security gates at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, deporting him to Mexico after nearly three decades living and raising a family in Michigan. Video of Cindy Garcia and the couple's two adolescent children sobbing as they said goodbye grabbed national headlines. Supporters held up the family's experience as an example of the far-reaching effects of President Donald Trump's sweeping crackdown on undocumented immigration. Observers across...
  • 'They raped every German female from eight to 80'

    01/18/2018 1:30:31 PM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 136 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Antony Beevor
    The Soviet armies advancing into East Prussia in January 1945, in huge, long columns, were an extraordinary mixture of modern and medieval: tank troops in padded black helmets, Cossack cavalrymen on shaggy mounts with loot strapped to the saddle, lend-lease Studebakers and Dodges towing light field guns, and then a second echelon in horse-drawn carts. The variety of character among the soldiers was almost as great as that of their military equipment. There were freebooters who drank and raped quite shamelessly, and there were idealistic, austere communists and members of the intelligentsia appalled by such behaviour. Beria and Stalin, back...
  • Border patrol rescues 3 illegal aliens near Whetstone

    01/18/2018 11:36:06 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 17 replies
    Sonoran News ^ | January 18, 2018
    TUCSON – Border Patrol agents from the Willcox Station and a Mobile Response Team rescued three Mexican nationals west of Whetstone. An agent working north of the Immigration Checkpoint on Interstate 90 first encountered a 24-year-old Mexican man with a laceration on his face. The man told the agent he and his wife had fallen into a deep wash and that she was unable to walk. He said he left her behind with a relative so he could search for help. A team of agents searched the area and located the man’s 26-year-old wife and a 20-year-old male relative shortly...
  • ‘Party Of Five’ Reboot With (Illegal) Immigration Twist Set At Freeform As Put Pilot

    01/18/2018 11:02:15 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 17 replies
    Deadline ^ | January 18, 2018 | Nellie Andreeva
    Freeform has given a put pilot commitment to Party of Five, an immigration-themed reboot of the popular 1990s family drama revolving around Mexican-American siblings. It hails from the original series’ creators Chris Keyser and Amy Lippman and studio Sony Pictures TV. The original revolved around on the five Salinger siblings who become orphans after their parents are killed in a car accident caused by a drunk driver. The reboot will follow the five Buendias children as they navigate daily life struggles to survive as a family unit after their parents are suddenly deported back to Mexico.
  • Is Trump carrying out a mass deportation? It feels that way to some

    01/18/2018 8:45:40 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 78 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | January 17, 2018 | by Suzanne Gamboa
    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s crackdown on immigrants may not look on paper like a mass deportation, but for many people it feels like one. Statistically Trump’s sweep of immigrants, while up from last year, doesn’t compare to the deportations done in the early years of President Barack Obama’s first term. But the administration’s attempt to return to the peak deportation levels under Obama or surpass them, combined with Trump’s rhetoric and his drive to slash legal immigration, have whipped up enough fear to make some feel a mass roundup is underway. “At any moment I feel I could just...
  • DACA gave her courage to fight anti-immigrant bias and white supremacy

    01/17/2018 7:00:10 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 61 replies
    PRI ^ | January 17, 2018 | Kenya Downs
    Mwewa Mwange says that she is shy and avoids conversations, too afraid of awkward moments. But ever since she became eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, she slowly came out of her shell. She is one of almost 700,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children who have DACA, which offers temporary protection from deportation and the opportunity to apply for work permits. But she’s specifically passionate about black immigrants, a demographic she says often gets ignored in immigrant advocacy circles. “I can step out of this shadow or out of this hiding and be able...
  • Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan

    01/17/2018 12:28:34 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 39 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 17, 2018 | Staff
    WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday aligned himself solidly with conservative Republicans on immigration, criticizing a proposed bipartisan deal as “horrible” on border security and “very, very weak” on reforms for the legal immigration system. The Senate proposal -- aimed at addressing Democrats’ demands for protections for young adults dubbed “Dreamers” brought to the United States illegally as children -- fell far short of what most Republicans believe needs to happen, Trump told Reuters in an interview. “It’s the opposite of what I campaigned for,” Trump said.
  • ICE strikes deal with Florida sheriffs to hold illegal immigrants

    01/17/2018 11:51:53 AM PST · by jazusamo · 35 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 17, 2017 | Stephen Dinan
    Agreement is test for national detainer authority.More than a dozen Florida sheriffs announced a deal Wednesday that will allow them to hold illegal immigrants wanted by the federal government for deportation, in what’s likely to be a key test case for cities and countries eager to cooperate but worried about legal problems associated with helping the Trump administration. Known as the Basic Ordering Agreement, the deal struck between 17 Florida sheriffs and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would allow local authorities to hold illegal immigrants even beyond the time they normally would have to be released based on state or...
  • Mark Zuckerberg is urging people to call their local congressperson in support of Dreamers

    01/17/2018 10:31:58 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    Recode ^ | January 17, 2018 | By Kurt Wagner
    Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is fighting for changes to U.S. immigration policy - and encouraging those on Facebook to call their congressional leaders to do the same. Zuckerberg posted on his Facebook page Wednesday in support of Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. “Every day that Congress doesn’t act more DACA recipients are losing their status,” Zuckerberg wrote Wednesday. “This is a basic question of whether our government works. Can Congress come together and find a path forward, or will we default to forcing almost one million people out of their jobs and country?” Zuckerberg...
  • ‘He shot them both,’ defense lawyer says of illegal immigrant accused of killing two cops

    01/16/2018 5:17:09 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 20 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | January 16, 2018 | Sam Stanton
    Barely two hours into the first day of trial for accused cop killer Luis Bracamontes, the proceedings devolved Tuesday into a spectacle of the defendant threatening to kill more people, giggling as a prosecutor described his 2014 crime spree and his own lawyers once again questioning his sanity.
  • Obama’s ICE Didn’t Follow Procedure For Checking Illegal Immigrants’ Ties to Terrorism

    01/16/2018 2:36:43 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 12 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 16, 2018 | by Elizabeth Harrington
    During the Obama administration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement was not following proper procedures when checking if illegal aliens were known terrorists, jeopardizing national security, according to an audit. The office of inspector general found that between 2013 and 2015, ICE was not screening illegal immigrants who had been released for terrorist ties. Every single case of a suspected terrorist reviewed by the inspector general included errors. "ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) faces challenges in implementing the Known or Suspected Terrorist Encounter Protocol (KSTEP) screening process, which is used to identify aliens who may be known or suspected terrorists," the...
  • ‘I wish I had killed more of the mother-------,’ says illegal immigrant accused of killing two cops

    01/16/2018 12:51:34 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 42 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | January 16, 2018 | by Sam Stanton
    Accused cop killer Luis Bracamontes repeatedly interrupted the opening day of his murder trial Tuesday with a barrage of insults and profanity, prompting Sacramento Superior Court Judge Steve White to remove the jury briefly. “I wish I had killed more of the mother-------,” Bracamontes boasted to the jury as prosecutor Rod Norgaard described the 2014 crime spree that killed two area deputies. “I will break out soon and I will kill more, kill whoever gets in front of me...There’s no need for a f------ trial,” he added. That was the latest of several outbursts from the defendant Tuesday, who has...
  • Northwest Immigrant Activist Says She Faces Deportation

    01/16/2018 12:04:43 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 56 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | January 16, 2018
    SEATTLE - A longtime activist for illegal immigrants in the Northwest says she herself is now facing deportation. Maru Mora-Villalpando, a native of Mexico City who has been in the U.S. for more than 25 years, said Tuesday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has given her a notice to appear before an immigration judge. She says she believes ICE is targeting her because of her activism. She leads an organization called Northwest Detention Center Resistance, which was created in 2014 when detainees at the privately run immigration detention facility in Tacoma began a series of hunger strikes to protest...
  • Trump asks Supreme Court to overturn DACA program

    01/16/2018 11:36:23 AM PST · by jazusamo · 68 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 16, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    The Justice Department asked the Supreme Court Tuesday to overturn this month’s stunning ruling by a lower court that found the Obama-era DACA deportation amnesty legal — yet also ruled the Trump administration’s effort to phase out the program was illegal.
  • NPR Host: ICE Agents Are Like The Gestapo

    01/15/2018 6:50:59 PM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 15, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Oh, we’re back to Nazi references again. Last week, NPR’s Maria Hinojosa compared federal law enforcement officers to the Gestapo because they were doing their jobs. Hinojosa was on MSNBC with Ali Velshi to comment on President Trump “s**thole countries” remark that sent left wing America into full-blown meltdown mode last week. It became another angle to call Trump a racist. Even though one can argue quite convincingly that Somalia, one of the countries Trump listed in his executive order on immigration (aka the “Muslim ban”), is indeed a hellhole. Until Americans, especially liberals go to vacation in Somalia, South...
  • Greyhound bus chased by police after illegal immigrant threatens passengers

    01/13/2018 6:31:20 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 13, 2018 | Nicole Darrah
    A man aboard a Greyhound bus who allegedly threatened to shoot and kill fellow passengers on Friday, leading police on a chase that began in Wisconsin and ended in Illinois, is an illegal immigrant, and is now facing terror charges. Police responded to a call around 9:40 p.m. Friday from a bus passenger who claimed there was a person threatening to kill people, Fox 6 reported, citing the Racine County Sheriff’s Department. Margarito Vargas-Rosas, 33, of Chicago, was reportedly pacing the aisle toward the back of the bus, and appeared to draw what passengers thought was a weapon from his...
  • CNN's Epic Meltdown Over Trump's 'S**thole Countries' Remark Was A Sight To Behold

    01/12/2018 6:39:50 PM PST · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 12, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    It doesn’t take much to set off the media. It really doesn’t. Last night, the entire media establishment went into full meltdown mode because the president reportedly asked why are we allowing people from ‘sh*thole countries’ to come here. This is anonymously sourced. It really hasn’t been verified, and no—Dick Durbin is not a credible source, having lied about White House meetings before. Regardless, CNN blew a gasket. Anderson Cooper cried, Chris Cuomo decided to take this lecture to the white board, and Don Lemon’s program was off the hinges.Vulgar CNN: Trump's 'S***hole' Quote Shows He's Clearly 'Racist' "Let me...
  • Senators to pursue immigration deal over Trump’s objections

    01/12/2018 1:25:46 PM PST · by jazusamo · 76 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 12, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    The two senators who struck a deal with each other on an immigration deal signaled Friday they’ll push ahead with their bargain despite opposition from President Trump, saying they sense growing bipartisan support. The comments by Sen. Dick Durbin, a Democrat, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican, came a day after they were in a meeting where the president reportedly used a disparaging expletive to refer to some developing countries such as Haiti and El Salvador. ~snip~ Mr. Durbin, meanwhile, described the deal he and Mr. Graham reached as “a genuine compromise.”
  • Vanity: Does Mexico have a "DACA" program to protect children of illegal aliens into Mexico?

    01/11/2018 2:09:44 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 33 replies
    Does Mexico pamper aliens who cross its borders illegally?