immigration raids

Notifica: a new mobile app to alert people of immigration raids

 03/31/2017 - 04:37
A woman using the new mobile app, Notifica, that allows undocumented migrants to alert relatives, friends and attorneys if they become victims of immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in Austin, Texas, United States. EFE/ALEX SEGURA LOZANO

A new mobile app called Notifica will allow undocumented migrants to alert relatives, friends and attorneys if they become victims of immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 4:00am
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A woman using the new mobile app, Notifica, that allows undocumented migrants to alert relatives, friends and attorneys if they become victims of immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in Austin, Texas, United States. EFE/ALEX SEGURA LOZANO

Is there a "right" way to deport people?

 03/06/2017 - 04:49
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The Economist compares two different approaches to illegal inmigration and deportations. While Germany’s approach is sensible. America’s is not, says the British magazine.

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Monday, March 6, 2017 - 4:29am
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Rose Marie Ascencio, wife of José Escobar, deported this week to El Salvador after being detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement during her annual meeting, shows family portraits with her two children on Saturday, March 4, 2017, during a vigil in Houston, Texas. EFE/ Alicia L. Pérez

A Guatemalan Mum and Son, hidden in a sanctuary church for more than one year

 03/06/2017 - 04:23
An undocumented Guatemalan migrant mother and her son have been calling an Austin, Texas, church "home" for more than a year. Hilda Ramirez says they were fleeing the danger of their country and were caught by immigration authorities as they illegally crossed the border at Texas in 2014.EFE/Alex Segura
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In Austin, Texas, an undocumented Guatemalan migrant mother and her son that have been living in a local church for more than a year. Hilda Ramirez says they were fleeing the danger of their country and were caught by immigration authorities as they illegally crossed the border at Texas in 2014. After they were released from a holding facility, the pair took sanctuary in an Austin church eleven months ago, hoping to avoid deportation back into danger at home.

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An undocumented Guatemalan migrant mother and her son have been calling an Austin, Texas, church "home" for more than a year. Hilda Ramirez says they were fleeing the danger of their country and were caught by immigration authorities as they illegally crossed the border at Texas in 2014.EFE/Alex Segura

Undocumented people in the U.S are fearful of Trump's new deportation rules

 02/24/2017 - 04:49
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Trump's advice to illegal migrants: “Keep your head down as much as you can”

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Friday, February 24, 2017 - 4:30am
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Detainees await their turn at the Fourth Avenue jail in Phoenix, Arizona, this February 22, 2017. In the past two weeks hundreds of undocumented migrants have been the target of  Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids. EFE / Thomas Hawthorne / POOL