Outrage After Immigration Authorities Detain 10-Year-Old With Cerebral Palsy Directly From Surgery

Rosamaria Hernandez is recovering in federal custody after her ambulance was stopped by border patrol agents in Texas.

Rosamaria Hernandez, an undocumented 10-year-old with cerebral palsy, is in federal custody after federal agents stopped an ambluance that taking her to a hospital for emergency surgery. (Photo: The Independent/courtesty of family)

Morally bankrupt & unspeakably cruel. "Ruthless & relentless." "Disgusting." "Trump's deportation force in action." This was just a sampling of the outraged reactions after reports revealed a 10-year-old with cerebral palsy, who came to the United States when she was just three months old, is at risk for deportation after her immigration

Be Sociable, Share!

ICE Chief Says Immigrants Should Be Looking Over Their Shoulders

He also said “no population of persons” in the U.S. illegally is safe from deportation.

Ice Cheif Tom Homan speaks at the announcement of the new Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) office at a news conference in Washington, April 26, 2017. (AP/Susan Walsh)

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Thomas Homan declared on Tuesday that the federal government "shouldn't wait" for undocumented immigrants to commit a crime before they are detained, comments that were characterized by one immigrant rights activist as part of the "reign of terror" President Donald Trump has unleashed in immigrant

Be Sociable, Share!

Trump Plans To Deport Anyone Crossing Border Illegally To Mexico, Regardless Of Nationality

The idea is part of a raft of immigration proposals signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly that are likely to spur international and legal challenges.

Immigration Overload Central American Gangs Q&A

(REPORT) --- Buried deep in the Trump Administration's plans to round up undocumented immigrants is a provision certain to enrage Mexico 2014 new authority for federal agents to deport immigrants caught crossing the southern border to Mexico, regardless of where they are from. If present immigration trends continue, that could mean the United

Be Sociable, Share!

8 Border Security Secrets You’re Not Supposed To Know

Trying to get beyond the rhetoric on border security or immigration at the state or federal level is often a fool’s errand. Here are eight secrets in those often shadowy arenas.

A family unit and unaccompanied minors encountered by Border Patrol Agents and Texas Game Wardens, wait as paper work is filled out. Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

(REPORT) --- Illegal immigration and border security were top issues in 2016, and recent pronouncements by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, President-elect Donald Trump and others suggest they will remain red-hot into the New Year. But trying to get beyond the rhetoric at the state or federal level is often a fool's errand. Want to find out what

Be Sociable, Share!

#SanctuaryCampus Campaign Spreads As 28 Schools Vow To Protect Students

The immigrant-led movement calls for universities to make campuses safe for undocumented students at risk of deportation.

University of New Mexico student LuzHilda Campos, left, and Chicano studies professor Irene Vasquez, right, present a letter with hundreds of signatures on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, to school president Bob Frank asking him to declare the campus a "sanctuary university," in Albuquerque, N.M.. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

The movement to make college campuses into sanctuaries for undocumented students is growing, with walkouts and sit-ins taking place around the country on Thursday. Students and faculty in Massachusetts, New York, Texas, and Washington state held protests to support the #SanctuaryCampus movement, asking their universities to refuse voluntary

Be Sociable, Share!

‘Public Safety Concern’ For Protesting, Sues Government

“For the Obama administration to turn around and punish those who put their lives at risk to achieve this protection is without merit and wrong.”

Ireri Unzueta Carrasco (center) at a conference in Chicago announcing his lawsuit against Citizenship and Immigration (USCIS). PHOTO: MARCELA CARTAGENA / LA RAZA

Published in partnership with Shadowproof. An undocumented Chicago woman, who has been a fierce advocate for immigrant rights, was labeled a “public safety concern” by an immigration agency in the United States government. She now fears she may be deported because she engaged in acts of civil disobedience. In response, she filed a

Be Sociable, Share!