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Young immigrants can avoid deportation under new U.S. program

Young immigrants can avoid deportation under new U.S. program

admin August 15, 2012 Comments Off

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/15/us-usa-immigration-dreamers-idUSBRE87E0NK20120815 By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) – Marlon Morraz, 19, an undocumented immigrant from Nicaragua, wasted no time to sign up for temporary legal status in the United States under the Obama administration’s relaxed

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What do you think of the President’s plan to put a hold on deportation of undocumented children of immigrants, and how will it impact Florida?

What do you think of the President’s plan to put a hold on deportation of undocumented children of immigrants, and how will it impact Florida?

admin July 9, 2012 Comments Off

Just a few weeks ago, the conventional political wisdom was that another year would go by without any type of relief for DREAMers, young undocumented immigrants who have been raised in the United States.

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Kids cross border alone, fleeing drugs and gangs

Kids cross border alone, fleeing drugs and gangs

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http://dailynightly.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/07/03/12419689-kids-cross-border-alone-fleeing-drugs-and-gangs?lite More than 8,000 unaccompanied migrant youths – mostly from Central America — have been taken into custody this year, double the number taken into custody at this time last year. NBC’s Mark Potter

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A New Day for DREAMers

A New Day for DREAMers

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What a difference a day made for undocumented youth who so long have feared deportation. President Obama’s offer of provisional legal status is a life-changer for countless youth who may someday attain permanent legal

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DREAMers react to Obama’s Immigration Policy

DREAMers react to Obama’s Immigration Policy

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Miami-area young people affected by President Obama’s policy change on immigration discussed what it means for them Friday, including Jose Machado, 17, who is originally from Nicaragua. Immigration attorney Cheryl Little also spoke at

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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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American Bar Association COMMISSION ON HISPANIC LEGAL RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

American Bar Association COMMISSION ON HISPANIC LEGAL RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

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American Bar Association Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities Friday, May 20, 2011   Written Testimony of Michelle Ortiz, Director, LUCHA Project Americans for Immigrant Justice  Mister Chair and Members of the Commission,

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In The News – April 2012

In The News – April 2012

admin May 1, 2012 Comments Off

May 1, 2012 The Miami Herald South Miami-Dade Guatemalans claim abuse by ICE during arrests April 29, 2012 Adolfo García and Julio Díaz, two Guatemalan cousins, were watching television in their Homestead house the

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With G.O.P.’s Ear, Rubio Pushes Dream Act Proposal

With G.O.P.’s Ear, Rubio Pushes Dream Act Proposal

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By LIZETTE ALVAREZ Published: April 26, 2012 MIAMI — When Senator Marco Rubio first floated his compromise version of the Dream Act — the bill, now stalled, that would grant some students in the

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Marco Rubio, Dreamers and political calculations

Marco Rubio, Dreamers and political calculations

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BY MYRIAM MARQUEZ MMARQUEZ@MIAMIHERALD.COM Marco Rubio has cut the Dream Act baby in half, but unlike Solomon’s biblical baby, this 21st century version can survive, maybe even morph into an American citizen. That would

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