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ACTION ALERT: SIGN THE PETITION TO STOP THE DEPORTATION OF TWO YOUNG MEN BEATEN BY ICE

ACTION ALERT: SIGN THE PETITION TO STOP THE DEPORTATION OF TWO YOUNG MEN BEATEN BY ICE

admin May 1, 2012 Comments Off

Adolfo Garcia Diaz and Julio Diaz Sales, Mam-speaking Mayan immigrants from Guatemala, were both 17 years old when ICE agents raided their home and beat them on November 19, 2008. The agents had mistakenly

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AI Justice: 16 Years Upholding  The Values of an Immigrant Nation

AI Justice: 16 Years Upholding The Values of an Immigrant Nation

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March 8, 2012 – Immigrant survivors of human trafficking; abused children far from home; talented youth at risk of deportation: These are the folks at the center of Americans for Immigrant Justice’s mission and

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Federal Lawsuit Demands Government’s Disclosure of Information Surrounding the Resumption of Deportations to Haiti

Federal Lawsuit Demands Government’s Disclosure of Information Surrounding the Resumption of Deportations to Haiti

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January 11, 2012 Federal Lawsuit Demands Government’s Disclosure of Information Surrounding the Resumption of Deportations to Haiti January 11, 2012 – Americans for Immigrant Justice (“AI Justice”) filed a federal lawsuit yesterday seeking to

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White House Announcement a Step in the Right Direction for Some Immigrant Families

White House Announcement a Step in the Right Direction for Some Immigrant Families

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For Immediate Release Contact: Cheryl Little, 305-573-1106 x1001, 305-905-2204, clittle@aijustice.org NEWS RELEASE White House Announcement a Step in the Right Direction for Some Immigrant Families January 6, 2012 – The White House announced Friday

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Our Work Means the World for Many

Our Work Means the World for Many

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AI Justice Lawsuit for Carlyle Dayle

AI Justice Lawsuit for Carlyle Dayle

admin December 8, 2011 Comments Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tara Tidwell Cullen (312) 660-1337 ttidwellcullen@heartlandalliance.org FEDERAL LAWSUIT DEMANDS U.S. GOVERNMENT PAY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST DETAINED IMMIGRANT CHICAGO (December 8, 2011) – Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center

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FIAC Has A New Name: Americans for Immigrant Justice

FIAC Has A New Name: Americans for Immigrant Justice

admin September 28, 2011 0

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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DHS Announcement – Good News But Far From  Amnesty

DHS Announcement – Good News But Far From Amnesty

admin August 19, 2011 Comments Off

On August 18, 2011, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced plans to review about 300,000 cases of immigrants already in deportation proceedings and determine on a case by case basis whether to stay

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200+ Groups Say Secure Communities Not Serious about Reform; Halt the Program

200+ Groups Say Secure Communities Not Serious about Reform; Halt the Program

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July 7, 2011 - Today, in a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton, over 200 organizations, including Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center (FIAC) and other civil rights groups, law enforcement officials, and

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Haitian Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been broadened

Haitian Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been broadened

admin June 24, 2011 Comments Off

It’s great that Haitian Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been broadened: Haitians in the U.S. as of January 12, 2011 may be eligible for this special temporary immigration status. Those who already have TPS can

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