The following list of news stories was compiled by Mike Poulin, Pastoral Minister at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic
Church in Omaha, NE on behalf OTOC’s Immigration Action Committee and is for informational purposes only. This is not an endorsement of the authors, organizations, or views expressed in any of the articles mentioned below.
There has been a lot to post in the past few weeks. If there are items you are encountering that you think others would like to see your submissions are welcome. You can send them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This ad is running in Alabama in a faith based effort to urge reconsideration of their immigration law. It is well done and worth watching.
What happens to immigrants who are detained but can’t be deported?
In the future more voters will have close personal ties to immigrants.
Sojourners has set up a comment page regarding the proposed changes to the 3 & 10 year bars (see last week’s posting). You can access it here
You can join Detention Watch Network’s “Dignity Not Detention” Campaign by visiting here.
Here’s more on the valedictorian from Florida who was facing deportation.
This report on border security offers compelling information, including statistics and graphics. The executive summary is 4 pages. The full report is 62 pages.
In case you were wondering whatever happened to the Minutemen, here is an update.
Here is what FAIR has to say in support of Alabama’s immigration law.
Here is a report on the border patrol in northern Washington.
I don’t usually post items that I haven’t read/viewed, but this one looks interesting and I don’t have the time today. If you watch it please let me know what you think. It is Aljazeera English with a report on the business of immigrant detention in the U.S.