Posts Tagged as ‘ICE’

culture shockers: “With Osama Bin Laden dead, can we have our rights back?” – How the effects of 9/11 could lead to America 2049

On Sunday, May 1, President Obama announced the death of Al Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, the notorious terrorist who spearheaded the 9/11 attacks against the U.S. While the predominant reaction from around the world has been one of relief and joy, bin Laden’s death reminds us of just how big an impact the 9/11 [...]

May 3, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

because we found it: Federal Judge rules racism out of Arizona’s controversial immigration law

From our Restore Fairness blog. A federal judge issued a temporary injunction on some of the toughest portions of Arizona’s anti-immigration law SB1070 including the power for police to detain anyone “suspected” of being in the country illegally. Federal Judge Susan Bolton’s ruling came hours before the law was to take effect in response to a [...]

July 30, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: Our own Mallika Dutt, speaks immigration, race, and where the oil spill fits in

Our President and CEO Mallika Dutt, appeared on GritTV, last week and  spoke with Laura Flanders, GritTV host, on the current state of immigration. She said that as immigration becomes a major issue once again, issues of race and citizenship get folded into one another, and the stories the media chooses to tell contribute to [...]

June 11, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Many worked tirelessly and now Haitian immigrant, Jean Montrevil, has been released (for now)

We’ve been following the story of Jean Montrevil for a while now, and we’re happy to say that he has been released for the time being. His wife, along with groups such as the New Sanctuary Coalition and Families for Freedom, has been working to keep Montrevil in the country. ICE arrested him on December [...]

January 25, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

breakthrough beat: A Surprise Visit

Breakthrough usually interviews detainees who were lucky enough to get out of immigrant detention. Sarah is the first deportee we have met.  Why? Because many immigrants are deported ‘for life’ meaning they can never come back to the United States. That’s why Sarah’s visit is such a surprise. She is the only deportee we know [...]

March 17, 2009 by madhuri | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off

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