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AI Justice 17th Annual Dinner: Dare to Dream

AI Justice 17th Annual Dinner: Dare to Dream

admin March 9, 2013 Comments Off

Miami – On March 7, 2013, Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) about 500 hundred guests gathered for its 17th Annual Dinner: Dare to Dream.  Keynote speaker San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro moved the

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AI Justice Statement on New Senate Immigration Reform Principles

AI Justice Statement on New Senate Immigration Reform Principles

AI Justice Team January 28, 2013 Comments Off

For Immediate Release Contacts: Cory Smith, Washington D.C. Office Director, 202-361-1442 csmith@aijustice.org Susana Barciela, Policy Director, 305-301-9762 sbarciela@aijustice.org NEWS RELEASE January 28, 2013 Welcome Progress on Immigration Reform Statement from Cory Smith, Washington D.C.Office

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Immigrants come out of the shadows to fulfill a dream

Immigrants come out of the shadows to fulfill a dream

admin October 24, 2012 Comments Off

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/24/us-usaimmigration-deferment-idUSBRE89N07K20121024 Undocumented UCLA students Alejandra Gutierrez (L) and Miriam Gonzales attend a workshop for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in Los Angeles, California, August 15, 2012. Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Alcorn By Saundra Amrhein

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Unaccompanied migrant youth in U.S. detention centers rises 50%

Unaccompanied migrant youth in U.S. detention centers rises 50%

admin October 23, 2012 Comments Off

http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-immigration-children-20121016,0,6904349.story  By Cindy Chang, Los Angeles Times  October 16, 2012, 4:47 p.m. Gang violence in Central America has led to a startling increase in the number of children who make the dangerous journey across

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A Romney Stance Causes Turmoil for Young Immigrants

A Romney Stance Causes Turmoil for Young Immigrants

admin October 22, 2012 Comments Off

By JULIA PRESTON Published: October 20, 2012 An immigration stance that Mitt Romney took with little fanfare this month has created turmoil for many young immigrants living in the country illegally, lawyers and immigrant

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A Romney Stance Causes Turmoil for Young Immigrants

A Romney Stance Causes Turmoil for Young Immigrants

admin October 20, 2012 Comments Off

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/us/politics/romneys-stance-on-obama-reprieves-panics-young-immigrants.html October 20, 2012 A Romney Stance Causes Turmoil for Young Immigrants By JULIA PRESTON An immigration stance that Mitt Romney took with little fanfare this month has created turmoil for many young immigrants

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U.S. Supreme Court: Good and Bad on Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law

U.S. Supreme Court: Good and Bad on Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law

admin June 26, 2012 Comments Off

For Immediate Release Contact: Cheryl Little (305) 905-2204 Lisette Losada (305) 905-2212 June 25, 2012 – Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice) is pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down three noxious provisions

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Correct the Record, Rights Groups Say After DoJ Admits Mistake

Correct the Record, Rights Groups Say After DoJ Admits Mistake

admin May 7, 2012 Comments Off

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

admin May 4, 2012 Comments Off

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

admin May 4, 2012 Comments Off

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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