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Motions to Reopen Removal Cases OK Outside the U.S.


Court Protects Immigrants’ Right To Reopen Cases From Outside the U.S. Washington D.C. – A federal appellate court recently reversed a Board of Immigration Appeals’ (BIA) decision (Reyes-Torres v. Holder) that would have prevented noncitizens from presenting new evidence in their removal cases – evidence that potentially could change the outcome – because they are […]

Celebrate International Women’s Day March 8, 2011


On March 8, people celebrate all over the world the 100th International Women’s Day this year.  On this day, we not only commemorate the fruits the century-long struggle bore, as the United Nation’s IWD webpage puts it, for “equality, justice, peace, and development,” but also remember the work that still lies ahead.  In the turn […]

May Day…an Immigration Issue?


May Day (May 1) is not a holiday usually celebrated in the United States, yet it has significance for Americans because of the reform efforts in the United States to demand equality in the work force.

Children of Immigrants Suffer, Too – Part 5


HEALTH CARE REFORM (HR 3590) AND ITS EFFECT ON IMMIGRANTS Under the new health care reform, undocumented immigrants will get no federal coverage, nor will they be able to purchase private health care insurance even at full cost.  They are not eligible for premium tax credits or cost sharing reductions, nor are they eligible for […]

Arizona Anti-Immigration Legislation Creates Fear in Latino Residents


[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvSpeDTTCVw] Frighteningly antiquated laws have been proposed in Arizona state legislature that are as oppressive as they are unconstitutional.  S.B. 1070 includes clauses that would require officials to check the status of a person they deemed “reasonably suspicious” without any regulation or monitoring.  Such a clause not only encourages racial profiling, but it also forces […]

Children of Immigrants Suffer Too


According to the Urban Institute, the fastest growing segment of the United States’ child population is that of children born to immigrant parents. This has created the issue of children with the right to remain in the US while their parents stand a daily chance of being deported.