After a year in the South Texas Detention Complex in Pearsall, Texas, Nazry Mustakim is finally at home with his wife, Hope. Nazry, or Naz, as his family and friends call him, has spent the last year navigating the complicated US immigration system, with the hopes of regularizing his immigration More…
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For the past 10 months Nazry Mustakim has been waiting in the South Texas Detention Complex in Pearsall, Texas.
“I told my boss I would be late for work,” said Nazry, or Naz, as his family and friends call him. On the morning of March 30, 2011, Naz answered a More…
Jakadrien Turner ran away from home in the fall of 2010, and ended up being deported to Columbia. Turner, then fourteen years old, wasn’t an undocumented immigrant, but a US citizen from Dallas, Texas.
According to reporting by WFAA Channel 8 More…, Turner was arrested by police for theft in
Amid a national push to expose incidents of sexual abuse at immigrant detention facilities across the country, the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas filed a federal suit Wednesday on behalf of three women who say they were sexually abused at a Central Texas facility with a history of abuse. More…
The National Immigration Forum — a member of a task force created by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to help improve its Secure Communities immigration enforcement program — is questioning ICE’s decision More… to terminate agreements to implement the program in an effort to prevent agencies from opting out of it
The Kalamazoo City Commission will consider a resolution on Monday night to oppose proposed legislation modeled after the controversial Arizona immigration law.
The Kalamazoo Gazette reports on a memo by the Kalamazoo City Attorney on the proposed resolution:
The Arizona law “is perceived as an anti-immigration measure that encourages ethnic More…
More…Eight undocumented youth from around the country — including one from Michigan — have moved to shut down a major thoroughfare in Atlanta to protest state laws that ban enrollment in state universities by undocumented youth.
“We feel that the time for us to stand up has come. I am
Last week, The American Independent reported on a policy More… within the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ (ATF) “Project Gunrunner” program to let guns “walk”: that is, to encourage firearm sales to known gunrunners in the interest of following the guns back to the cartels that ordered their purchase.