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Feds Drop Deportation Case For Gay Man

In what the New York Times says may be a precedent-setting decision, the federal government has dropped its deportation case against a gay Venezuelan legally married to an American man. The announcement comes as immigration officials put into effect new, more flexible guidelines governing the deferral and cancellation of deportations, particularly for immigrants with no serious criminal records. Immigration lawyers …

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UAFA To Be Reintroduced In House

The Uniting American Families Act will be reintroduced in the U.S. House this Thursday by Rep. Jerrold Nadler and several other Democrats. Via press release from Nadler’s office: On Thursday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, and Representatives John …

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Deine Papiere, Bitte

Today’s luncheon at Netroots Nation is sponsored by MoveOn.org. And before one can enter the cavernous convention ballroom, agents from ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) will stop you and demand identification. “Joe, you don’t look like you’re from around here. This ID is unacceptable. I’m going to have to ask you to step aside and be photographed for our records.” …

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Tweet Of The Day – AZ Gov. Jan Brewer

In less than 48 hours, the nation’s teabaggers have contributed almost $1M to a legal fund created to fight the Obama administration’s lawsuit against Arizona’s racist law allowing the detention of anybody who looks like they might be undocumented.

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