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The perpetrator of Friday’s terror attack in Auckland spent time in prison for sharing objectionable ISIS material, but under New Zealand’s criminal law he couldn’t be detained for planning an attack.
Deportations of non-citizens living in Australia not only tear families apart, they ignore the fact a person has already paid for their crime.
The American Dream and Promise Act, also known as House Resolution 6, would create a path to citizenship for immigrant ‘Dreamers’ – but it has to pass the Senate first.
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The House passed a bill creating a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children. Here’s what you need to know about the Dreamers and DACA.
A mother who was deported to Mexico reconnects with her daughters at a family reunification event put on at the U.S.-Mexico border, November 2017.
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When a child loses mom or dad to deportation, the harm can be severe and lasting. New immigration bills in the House and Senate seek to avoid family separation and allow deported parents back home.
Mexican-American deported veterans at a Memorial Day ceremony held annually on the bridge that connects Texas to Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, May 28, 2018.
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At least 92 US military veterans were deported between 2013 and 2018. These deportees are not currently included in Biden’s effort to reunite families as part of his new immigration reform plan.
For police officers, building trust is a key part of their job.
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Some school districts are starting to remove police. A team of researchers explains why that could be a welcome trend.
Rosa Gutierrez Lopez from El Salvador has been living in sanctuary in a church for a year due to a deportation order.
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About 48% of Latino US citizens fear deportation for themselves, their loved ones or their communities. That’s up from 41% in 2007.
Undocumented immigrants are at risk of an undercount in 2020.
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The United States is at risk of lacking data from more than 10 million undocumented immigrants in the 2020 census.
Honduran migrant Vicky Chavez with her daughter Issabella on May 31, 2018 in the First Unitarian Church in Salt Lake City, where she sought protection from deportation in late 2017.
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The number of migrants living in churches has spiked recently in anticipation of threatened immigration raids, but churches have long protected refugees in an act of faith-based civil disobedience.
Between 1990 to 2015, nearly half of all migrants worldwide went back to their country of birth, whether by choice or by force.
Deportees and other migrants return home wealthier, more educated and with more work experience than people who never left. This ‘brain gain’ benefits the whole community, financially and politically.
A group of Mexican laborers boarding a train in Chicago to be deported in 1951.
Trump has expanded and escalated the most punitive policies he inherited from his predecessors.
More than 1,000 New Zealanders have been deported from Australia in the last 2 years.
Changes to Australian immigration law have resulted in a sharp increase in deportations, particularly among New Zealanders of Maori and Pacific Island descent.
The new NHS charging regime will have a severe impact on the most vulnerable people in society.
Women with children in their arms protested the separation of families seeking protection at U.S. borders, as DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen addressed a Senate subcommittee.
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Simply based on how they are housed, forcibly separating immigrant kids from their families is bound to make a bad situation worse.
Lucy Francineth Granados, a Montréal community organizer advocating for the rights of undocumented workers was forcibly and violently arrested at her home by the Canadian Border Security Agency on March 20, 2018. Community protests like this one on March 23 sprang up all over the city.
What kind of a country is Canada? One which truly welcomes and respects immigrants and their lives and safety? Or one which just says it does but brutally detains and deports them?
Immigrants and activists demonstrate in front of the Republican Party headquarters in Washington.
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Conservatives on migration claim that allowing the DACA recipients to stay shows disrespect for the law. The moral principles that underlie the American legal system, however, tell a different story.
A woman in Mexico who was deported in 2010 and separated from her two children in the United States.
An anthropologist went to Mexico and interviewed more than 50 people who were deported. It was like being sent to the moon, they told him.
Deportations of EU nationals in the UK have risen by 20%, despite EU laws protecting their rights.
Marlene Mosqueda’s father was arrested by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement in February.
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Three stories show how today’s deportations are reminiscent of what immigrants experienced during immigration raids under President Obama.
Border Patrol officers detaining immigrants in a field after a few local raids.
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In 1954, US Border Patrol’s Operation Wetback promised to deport millions of undocumented Mexicans. It fell far short of its target, but made a mark in the minds of immigrants who lived in fear.