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Local Leaders Launch New Campaign to “Expose and Close” Widespread Abuse at Baker County Jail, Calling it One of the Ten Worst in the Nation

Local Leaders Launch New Campaign to “Expose and Close” Widespread Abuse at Baker County Jail, Calling it One of the Ten Worst in the Nation

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For Immediate Release: November 15, 2012 Contact: Cheryl Little, Americans for Immigrant Justice, 305-573-1106, ext.1001, clittle@aijustice.org Romy Lerner, Americans for Immigrant Justice, 305-573-1106, ext. 1580, rlerner@aijustice.org Karen Winston, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, 904-356-8371 ext.

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Newsletter Fall 2012

Newsletter Fall 2012

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Click here to Download Americans for Immigrant Justice Fall 2012 Newsletter

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Save the Date! March 7TH 2013

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  SAVE THE DATE MARCH 7, 2013 17TH ANNUAL DINNER  Hotel Intercontinental Miami DARE TO DREAM  Honoring American Justice Award  Paul Doyle, Director Florida Bar Foundation Legal Assistance for the Poor Program Humanitarian Award Martha

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Immigrants come out of the shadows to fulfill a dream

Immigrants come out of the shadows to fulfill a dream

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http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/24/us-usaimmigration-deferment-idUSBRE89N07K20121024 By Saundra Amrhein TAMPA, Florida | Wed Oct 24, 2012 3:25am EDT TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) – Carlos Roa celebrated this summer when the Obama administration announced a new program to defer deportation for

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Workshops: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Workshops: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

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Americans for Immigrant Justice (AIJ) is partnering with Miami Dade College (MDC) to host workshops designed to assist students and others in the MDC community in applying for Deferred Action Status and Employment Authorization.

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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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The White House could grant DREAM Act youth immigration relief

The White House could grant DREAM Act youth immigration relief

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See two powerful documents An AI Justice Memo http://aijustice.org/docs/Summary-Executive-Branch-Authority.pdf and a letter  to President Obama signed by 98 academics http://unitedwedream.org/2012/05/29/dreamer-aumentan-presion-a-la-casa-blanca/ Both describe how the White House could grant DREAM Act youth immigration relief.      

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Miami’s magical dynamism and immigration justice

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Posted on Mon, Jan. 30, 2012 Miami’s magical dynamism and immigration justice BY CESAR ALVAREZ and DAVID LAWRENCE JR. dlawrence@childreadiness.org This we believe to the core of our Miami souls: The magical dynamism that

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