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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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Action Alert: Save the DREAM

Action Alert: Save the DREAM

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Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has the right idea: Dream Act youth should be granted legal status. As AI Justice noted in a Miami Herald column, Sen. Rubio floated a proposal that would offer “Dreamers” a non-immigrant visa

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Fault Lines: Punishment and Profits: Immigration Detention

Fault Lines: Punishment and Profits: Immigration Detention

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Posted by Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel The detention and deportation of immigrants has reached an all-time high under the Obama administration. Fault Lines investigates the business of immigrant detention and finds out how

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DREAM Act will benefit U.S., Journalist tells Miami audience

DREAM Act will benefit U.S., Journalist tells Miami audience

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BY ALFONSO CHARDY ACHARDY@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Jose Antonio Vargas, an undocumented journalist who helped the Washington Post win a Pulitzer Prize, said Thursday night in Miami that the DREAM Act would help not only tens of

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Miami’s 100 Most Influential People

Miami’s 100 Most Influential People

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Two leaders from AI Justice, Board Member David Lawrence, Jr. and Executive Director Cheryl Little, Esq.,  featured in December-January 2012 issue of Poder Hispanic Magazine, “Miami’s 100 Most Influential People.” Click here to Download Magazine

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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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FIAC Has A New Name: Americans for Immigrant Justice

FIAC Has A New Name: Americans for Immigrant Justice

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After 15 years of helping immigrants obtain legal status, successfully litigating their unjust treatment and pressing for constructive immigration laws and policy, the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center (FIAC) has renewed determination and a new

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S. 952, DEVELOPMENT, RELIEF, AND EDUCATION FOR ALIEN MINORS (DREAM) ACT OF 2011

S. 952, DEVELOPMENT, RELIEF, AND EDUCATION FOR ALIEN MINORS (DREAM) ACT OF 2011

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STATEMENT OF CHERYL LITTLE Executive Director Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON IMMIGRATION, REFUGEES AND BORDER SECURITY COMMITTEE ON THE JUDICIARY UNITED STATES SENATE AT A HEARING ENTITLED “S. 952, DEVELOPMENT, RELIEF,

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