Ahilan Arulanantham and Michael Tan: By failing to address whether due process permits indefinite detention without hearings in the immigration system, the Supreme Court missed an opportunity to ensure justice for thousands of vulnerable immigrants.
The State of Immigration in America
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Bill Raden: Of California’s roughly 223,000 DACA recipients, an estimated 5,000 are working teachers, according to the Migration Policy Institute, a Washington think tank.
David A. Love: Trump and the Republicans hate government and don’t want it to work as it should to serve the people, which makes a shutdown made to order for the GOP.
José-Antonio Orosco: Trump’s plan would be like insisting that all voices of the choir have to sing baritone in order to make beautiful music.
Alvaro Huerta: To get on the offensive, Democratic leaders should publicly (and repeatedly) ask Trump and complicit Republican leaders if they would support the visa lottery program, family reunification policy and DACA program if it only applied to immigrants from European countries, like Norway?
Robert Borosage: The overwhelming majority of Americans want this threat to DREAMers’ status removed; yet Congress – despite pledges from both parties – has once more refused to act.
John Peeler: The first comprehensive immigration law set quotas by national origin, intended to return the ethnic mix of the country to something like what it had been about the time of the Civil War.
Alvaro Huerta: While undocumented immigrants and their allies continue to organize against the racist Trump administration and complicit Republican leaders, Democratic leaders, who depend on the Latina/o vote, have failed miserably.
Jose-Antonio Orosco: At its start, the Framers envisioned the US as a political society for members of a specific racial caste. This requirement stayed in place until the mid-20th century.
According to a lawsuit filed by the ACLU SoCal and Perkins Coie, Carrillo was targeted because he was born in Mexico and otherwise didn’t show up in immigration databases.
Supreme Court Hears Arguments in ACLU Immigration Detention Case FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 3, 2017 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 212-284-7347, email@example.com WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court heard arguments today in Jennings v. Rodriguez, a case that will decide the fate of thousands of people languishing in immigration prisons without a hearing. American Civil Liberties Union attorney Ahilan […]
Joseph Morales: The DMZ and the southern border are part of a world of walls that dehumanize people.
Bob Filner: All progressive Americans and organizations must join together to protect our Dreamers. Even, and especially, those of us that who are not specifically threatened with any deportation.