Browsing All posts tagged under »Immigration«

Fighting to End Immigrant Detention and Deportation

February 16, 2012

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After his own wrongful arrest, Abraham Paulos comes face to face with the reality of the criminal justice system as it affects immigrants. He narrowly escaped immigrant detention, but with two prior convictions he is still at risk. Read More Advertisements

Activists call for more alternatives to immigrant detention

December 1, 2011

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Two years ago, Alu Ibrahim, 30, fled civil war in his native country Sudan to seek refuge in the United States. Following U.S. immigration law, Ibrahim identified himself as an asylum seeker to immigration officials and was detained immediately at an airport in Texas. After spending two years in detention, Ibrahim begged a Texas immigration […]