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The Case on Prosecutorial Discretion

Here is a case about prosecutorial discretion. Julio Tellez is an undocumented immigrant currently residing in Hamilton, Cleveland. The federal government through the Department of Homeland Security and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement sought for deportation of...

HALT to the DREAM ACT

For beneficiaries of the DREAM Act, the HALT Act is an ominous cloud on otherwise bright and clear horizon. Undocumented young people have benefited from the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act for it allows them to be educated throughout the United...

Judge Decides on Controversial Alabama Law

US District Judge Sharon Blackburn has promulgated her decision on the Alabama anti-immigration law HB 56. She has upheld major provisions of the measure that allows state law enforcement agents to question and detain without bail individuals suspected to be an...

Protestors Not To Be Deported

In North Carolina, ten individuals, all of them undocumented were arrested and subsequently released on both. The Mecklenburg Sheriff’s Office said that in consonance with its internal policy, it screens everyone arrested. Out of the fifteen protestors arrested, ten...

Cook County Passes Pro-Immigrant Rights Ordinance

The Cook County Board of Commissioners recently passed an immigrant rights ordinance last September 7 with a ten to five vote. The ordinance aims to free suspected undocumented aliens incarcerated throughout the county for misdemeanor offenses. This blanket release...

E-Verify Divisive Rather Than Cooperative

A new proposal in the Springfield Sister Cities Association Board has caused a rift between members of the community. The proposal, which requires business in the governed area to use the E-Verify system has been met with protests by other members of the community....