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USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunity

All information provided below taken from USCIS’s own announcement, available here. USCIS has announced a 5 million dollar grant in funding for citizenship preparation programs in communities across the U.S.  The grant is designed with the goal of expanding the availability of high-quality citizenship preparation services, via organizations that will provide...

Wrongly Deported Honduran Citizen dies in massive fire in Comayagua prison.

All information on this story taken from FoxNews.com A Honduran citizen living in Los Angeles was wrongly deported in October, and went on to die in last month’s massive prison fire in his home country, immigration officials said Friday. Nelson Avila-Lopez, 20, was mistakenly deported in October, and was one...

Mississippi lawmakers pass controversial immigration bill

Image still of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant (CNN) — Another controversial immigration bill is on the horizon in the South, a regional battleground that has seen a number of states pass reforms on illegal immigration. Mississippi’s Republican-dominated House of Representatives voted 70-47 Thursday to pass the “Support Our Law Enforcement...

New ICE Detention Facility Unveiled in Karnes County, Texas

Above–an image of the recently built Karnes County Civil Detention Center. All information below taken from the article by Guillermo Contreras as it appeared here.  Please click the link at left for the full article. === KARNES CITY – Federal officials say it is the first-of-its kind “civil” detention center...

Attorneys for Uriel Alberto to ask for his release from jail

Uriel Alberto shown during his hunger strike at the Wake County Jail in North Carolina (photo taken from the article that appeared on the Winston-Salem Journal). All information on this story taken from the article that appeared on the Winston-Salem Journal. Attorneys for Winston-Salem activist Uriel Alberto – who is...

Court blocks 2 provisions of immigration law

All information below courtesy of the Montgomery Advertiser. A federal appeals court Thursday blocked two sections of Alabama’s immigration law, which is known as HB 56, in­cluding one that had been par tially enjoined by a U.S. Dis­trict Judge in Montgomery. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals enjoined Section 27...

Indonesian immigrant avoids deportation, seeks refuge at Highland Park church

HIGHLAND PARK — Saul Timisela was ordered to report to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Newark early Thursday morning to be deported. Instead, the Indonesian Christian took sanctuary at the Reformed Church of Highland Park, where the Rev. Seth Kaper-Dale is trying to save all at-risk Indonesian refugees who...