Latinos and Asian-Americans believe that it is more important for undocumented immigrants to receive deportation relief than for them to receive citizenship, according to a new poll released by the Pew Hispanic Center on Thursday.
During an unaired portion of an interview on a major Spanish network, the highest-ranking House Democrat called on the President to stop the deportation of immigrants who didn’t break the law, saying that the daily average number of deportations is “just wrong.”
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The Orange County Probation Department routinely sent immigrant juvenile offenders — including those who committed minor crimes — to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency for potential deportation.
Local council members in King County, Washington, which covers Seattle, passed a measure by a slim margin (5-4) to limit state and local officials from upholding federal laws to detain immigrants arrested for low-level offenses.
During an immigration speech in San Francisco, California, President Barack Obama (D) was shouted down by a 24-year-old undocumented activist who protested the Obama administration’s deportation policy.