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DREAMers Get Deserved Relief from Deportation

DREAMers Get Deserved Relief from Deportation

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At long last, young undocumented immigrants will have a shot at the American dream. We commend the White House for offering temporary relief from deportation to “DREAMers.” “We are elated! For years we have

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White House Grants Dreamers Relief from Deportation!

White House Grants Dreamers Relief from Deportation!

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U.S. will stop deporting some illegal immigrants who came here as children – WashingtonPost.com Politics According to DHS, eligible immigrants will now receive “deferred action,” which essentially means a two-year reprieve from deportation along

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Time Magazine: Why haven’t you gotten deported?

Time Magazine: Why haven’t you gotten deported?

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Not Legal, Not Leaving, is a poignant essay by Jose Antonio Vargas, AI Justice’s keynote speaker in March. An indictment of our broken immigration system, Jose answers questions like:  “Why don’t you become legal?” While

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Marco Rubio breathes life into limited DREAM Act

Marco Rubio breathes life into limited DREAM Act

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By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Marco Rubio‘s attempt to provide limited legal status to many of the children who entered this country illegally is finding a warm welcome from a

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Correct the Record, Rights Groups Say After DoJ Admits Mistake

Correct the Record, Rights Groups Say After DoJ Admits Mistake

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http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2012/05/04/correct-the-record-rights-groups-say-after-doj-admits-mistake/ By Jess Bravin Immigrant rights groups asked the Supreme Court Friday to withdraw parts of a 2009 ruling that relied on erroneous information supplied by the Justice Department, saying that lower courts would

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HR 4970 Empowers Abusers, Not Victims

HR 4970 Empowers Abusers, Not Victims

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Click here to link to Michelle Ortiz’s Op-Ed at Huffingtonpost.com For nearly two decades, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has provided essential protections for immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. VAWA

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Action Alert: IMMIGRANT SURVIVORS NEED PROTECTION, NOT HR 4970

Action Alert: IMMIGRANT SURVIVORS NEED PROTECTION, NOT HR 4970

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For years, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) has provided essential protections for immigrant survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Now the U.S. House VAWA reauthorization bill (HR 4970), sponsored by U.S. Rep.

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Statements to Congress – MARCH/APRIL 2012

Statements to Congress – MARCH/APRIL 2012

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Hearing on Ending Racial Profiling in America Addressed to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constituion, Civil Rights and Human Rights By AI Justice Executive Director Cheryl Little, Esq. April

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It’s official: AI Justice has a Washington D.C. Office!

It’s official: AI Justice has a Washington D.C. Office!

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Unlike similar agencies assisting clients with immigration cases, AI Justice’s direct work with clients and collaboration with community groups informs its broader policy work. We are the rare organization that works both on the

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South Miami-Dade Guatemalans claim abuse by ICE during arrests

South Miami-Dade Guatemalans claim abuse by ICE during arrests

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C.M.GUERRERO / EL NUEVO HERALD BY ALFONSO CHARDY ACHARDY@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM   Two young undocumented immigrants claim federal agents punched and kicked them during a search for human traffickers. They have been ordered out of the

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