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Immigration and keeping families intact - The Sacramento Bee

Immigration and keeping families intact - The Sacramento Bee | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, July 31:...

 

Roybal-Allard's bill is a sensible start, but ultimately, the real problem is a dysfunctional immigration systemand a cowardly Congress that refuses to undertake comprehensive reform.
Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/08/01/4681023/immigration-and-keeping-families.html#storylink=cpy

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A Cry For Help: The Hidden Deportation Of U.S. Children To Foster Care

A Cry For Help: The Hidden Deportation Of U.S. Children To Foster Care | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
Having practiced deportation defense for nearly two decades, I’ve witnessed the agony of immigrants facing removal from the United States. In most instances, they are faced with two unpleasant choi...
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Children Bear the Brunt of Deportation

Children Bear the Brunt of Deportation | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
The increase of deportations is traumatizing children, according to a new study.
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Opinion: In Praise of Birthright Citizenship

Opinion: In Praise of Birthright Citizenship | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
The 14th Amendment, adopted 144 years ago on July 9, provides automatic citizenship to children born in the U.S.
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Child of immigrants pitiless to others - Chicago Sun-Times

Child of immigrants pitiless to others - Chicago Sun-Times | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
In the 19th century, our nation reacted to an influx of immigrants by constructing Ellis Island, as a port of entry. Our generation met a smaller surge by building a big wall, not just on the border, but in our hearts and minds.
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Rep. Luis Gutierrez Gives SB 1070 Quiz on House Floor: “Pick Out The Immigrant” — Immigration Reform | America's Voice

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Gives SB 1070 Quiz on House Floor: “Pick Out The Immigrant” — Immigration Reform | America's Voice | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
Immigration reform champion Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) took to the House floor this morning to discuss the Supreme Court ruling on SB 1070, Arizona’s “show me your papers” law.
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A big win for the Obama administration

A big win for the Obama administration | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
By throwing out most of the anti-Latino Arizona immigration law and neutering the rest, the Supreme Court struck a rare blow for fairness and justice on Monday. Let’s hope this is the beginning of a streak.
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Obama urges Congress to act on immigration

Obama urges Congress to act on immigration | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
A week after ordering a halt to the deportation of immigrant children, President Obama told Latino leaders Friday that Congress needs to change the immigration system to better reflect the nation's heritage.
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“Illegal Movie”: a Beautiful Look at DREAM Act-Eligible Youth — Immigration Reform | America's Voice

“Illegal Movie”: a Beautiful Look at DREAM Act-Eligible Youth — Immigration Reform | America's Voice | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
In a beautiful new short film simply titled “Illegal Movie,” Rep. Luis Gutierrez, a number of DREAMers, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, a teacher, a pastor, and other advocates discuss the realities of undocumented life and what it means to be a DREAMer.
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'Illegal' Immigrant Rights: Vargas, Americans Speak Out | TIME Ideas | TIME.com

'Illegal' Immigrant Rights: Vargas, Americans Speak Out | TIME Ideas | TIME.com | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
A year ago this month, I wrote an essay for the New York Times "coming out" about my status as an undocumented immigrant — what many people call an "illegal." I told of my journey of being sent from the Philippines to the U.S.
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Bring immigrants out of the shadows - The Hill's Congress Blog

Bring immigrants out of the shadows - The Hill's Congress Blog | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
Last Friday, President Obama courageously announced that it would no longer be the policy of the United States to deport young illegal immigrants who came to this country as children years ago through no fault of their own.
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The struggle against child poverty: an analysis of Labour's legacy | openDemocracy

The struggle against child poverty: an analysis of Labour's legacy | openDemocracy | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it

One of the most important moral tests of any government is how it treats disadvantaged and vulnerable children. Last Thursday morning saw the annual publication of the child poverty statistics.

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Support New Legislation to Protect Children of Immigrant Families | The SAALT Spot

Support New Legislation to Protect Children of Immigrant Families | The SAALT Spot | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
In a Press Release on July 16, Rep. Roybal-Allard’s office announced that she has introduced the Help Separated Families Act. A mother herself, Rep. Roybal-Allard made a strong statement on the rights of undocumented immigrants here in the US.

“People, regardless of their immigration status, deserve to know that their children are cared for, and when possible, children should be able to remain under the care of a family relative instead of becoming a ward of the state.”

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U.S. Born Children Lose Rights in Mexico - Hispanically Speaking News

U.S. Born Children Lose Rights in Mexico - Hispanically Speaking News | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
Many Mexican migrant workers returning to Mexico with families, see their U.S.
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U.S.-Born Children Of Migrants Lose Rights In Mexico

U.S.-Born Children Of Migrants Lose Rights In Mexico | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
MALINALCO, Mexico -- As a cold drizzle washed over this town of narrow cobblestone streets in the forested highlands of central Mexico, mothers waiting outside the colonial-era cultural center wrapped wool blankets around the infants snuggled in...
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Appreciating Undocumented Americans

Appreciating Undocumented Americans | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
Immigration is an important issue for Obama, and it will be discussed throughout this election campaign. The question is how it will be discussed.
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Romney, GOP struggle with immigration issues - CNN.com

Romney, GOP struggle with immigration issues - CNN.com | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney's conservative stance on immigration during the Republican primaries is causing him problems now.
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Obama says DREAM Act hasn’t changed since Republicans supported it, only politics has

Obama says DREAM Act hasn’t changed since Republicans supported it, only politics has | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
The debate over immigration was revived by President Barack Obama’s announcement of a reprieve for the children of illegal immigrants. So, too, was talk of the DREAM Act.
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Poster child for new policy ineligible

Poster child for new policy ineligible | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
The story ran just before President Barack Obama announced plans June 15 to allow illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to apply for protection from deportation and work permits.
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Obama to Hispanics on Immigrants: I See My Kids

Obama to Hispanics on Immigrants: I See My Kids | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
US must overhaul immigration rules, Obama declares to Latinos: 'I see myself, my daughters'...
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Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) Calls Obama a “Tyrant” for Granting Relief to DREAM Act Eligible Youth — Immigration Reform | America's Voice

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) Calls Obama a “Tyrant” for Granting Relief to DREAM Act Eligible Youth — Immigration Reform | America's Voice | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) is the latest in a long-line of conservatives who are spewing some anti-immigrant hate directed at the President’s latest move to protect DREAMers from deportation.
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President Obama to let children of illegal immigrants avoid deportation

President Obama to let children of illegal immigrants avoid deportation | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
President Obama is bypassing Congress and plans to immediately stop certain deportations and instead grant work permits to younger illegal immigrants, according to a policy shift unveiled by the White House on Friday.
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Obama’s immigration act is a game-changer - The Hill's Congress Blog

Obama’s immigration act is a game-changer - The Hill's Congress Blog | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
You should not underestimate the electricity that has gone through immigrant and Hispanic neighborhoods like those in my district in Chicago since President Obama and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced that they would...
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Their dreams aren't about politics

Their dreams aren't about politics | Immigration and Children | Scoop.it
Accusing President Obama of playing politics in directing the Department of Homeland Security to stop deporting young people brought to this country illegally by relatives or other adults isn't likely to turn voters against him.
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