Immigration

Illegal Immigration: Millions of Undocumented Mexicans are Living in Fear

 03/07/2017 - 12:27
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America’s millions of Mexicans without documents live in fear of deportation, as reported in The Guardian.

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Melvin Rodas shows a red card, one of the tools created by the campaign "Conoce tus Derechos" (Know your Rights) in L.A. The campaign wants to teach immigrants how to avoid abuses from police and Immigration agents. They can show a red card to agents if they feel their rights are being abused. EFE/Iván Mejía

Habla madre del niño asesinado por la “migra”

 03/07/2017 - 11:58

El caso de la muerte de Sergio Adrián Hernández, de tan sólo 15 años de edad, ha atraído la atención a nivel nacional ya que la determinación que tome la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. pudiera marcar un precedente legal de gran impacto en las relaciones diplomáticas con México.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 11:27am
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Guadalupe Güereca rompe en llanto al narrar cómo ha cambiado su vida desde la muerte de su hijo menor Sergio Adrián. Foto: Ernesto Rodríguez
 
 

Hungary to detain all asylum seekers in container camps

 03/07/2017 - 11:45

The Hungarian Parliament approved a law that allows the detention of all asylum-seekers until their requests are processed. PM calls migration ‘Trojan horse for terrorism’.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 11:18am
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 23 year old Syrian refugee hides inside a suitcase to travel from Mitilene. in Lesbos island, to Athens, on March 2nd, 2017.Mitiline was banned to refugees after an agreement between the EU and Turkey. Once in Greece, refugees try to reach Hungary and Germany through Serbia and the Balkans. EFE/Str. 

New Short Film educates Undocumented immigrants on what to do if arrested

 03/07/2017 - 11:07
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The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), the largest immigrant rights organization based in California, just released "America; I Too", the second short film in a series of films addressed to help illegal immigrants, starring Academy Award nominee Barkhad Abdi.

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A screen shot of "America, I too", a short film to guide immigrants on illegal status, starring Academy Award nominee Barkhad Abdi. 

Border wall questioned since most illegal immigrants in US arrived legally

 03/07/2017 - 06:15
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The need to build a wall along the Mexican border is questioned in a report released Monday showing that, since 2007, there have been more immigrants in the US who came here legally with temporary visas and stayed on after their documents expired than there have been immigrants who crossed the border illegally with no documents.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 6:08am
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A United States Border Patrol vehicle sits next to a wall and fence along the Rio Grande River on the United States side near McAllen, Texas, USA, 28 February 2017. EPA/LARRY W. SMITH

The Trump Administration Is Considering Separating Immigrant Children From Parents

 03/07/2017 - 04:51

Under a proposed policy, undocumented mothers would be detained while their children are placed in the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Under a proposed policy, undocumented mothers would be detained while their children are placed in the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services. EFE/Alex Segura

¿Gato por liebre?

 03/06/2017 - 16:09

Los nuevos cambios en la ley de prohibición de viaje de Trump parecen no cambiar en lo absoluto su misión inicial.

El Presidente Donald J. Trump será recordado como uno de los presidentes estadounidenses que más se esforzaron en cumplir su palabra.

Tras la oposición que recibió la Ley de Prohibición de Viaje inicial que introdujo la nueva administración – suspendiendo el ingreso a los Estados Unidos a ciudadanos provenientes de siete países de mayoría musulmana – la promesa de aprobar una versión revisada no se hizo esperar.

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El fiscal general, Jeff Sessions (c), el secretario de Seguridad Nacional, John Kelly (d) y el secretario de Estado de EEUU, Rex Tillerson (i), a su llegada a una rueda de prensa en la Sala de Prensa de la Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza en Washington, DC hoy 6 de marzo de 2017. Rex Tillerson dijo hoy que el nuevo veto migratorio recién firmado por el presidente Donald Trump es "vital" para la seguridad del país, y pidió a sus aliados en todo el mundo que "entiendan" que se trata de un esfuerzo "temporal" para reforzar los controles migratorios. EFE/Michael Reynolds

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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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

Trump only has $20 million to build $21 billion US-Mexico border wall

 03/03/2017 - 05:06
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Document seen by Reuters reveals US government lacks funds to fulfill Trump’s campaign promise

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Friday, March 3, 2017 - 4:58am
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The photo, taken on March 2, 2017, shows Mexican deputy Braulio Guerra climbed to the top of the border fence in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). Guerra, of the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI), rose to the fence that divides Mexico and the United States to prove that it is "absurd" that President Donald Trump intends to prolong the wall with the purpose of stopping illegal migration. EFE / ARCHIVE BRAULIO GUERRA / ONLY EDITORIAL USE / NOT SALES

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