FDL Movie Night: Immigrant America: The High Cost of Deporting Parents

By: Monday May 19, 2014 4:59 pm

Tonight’s film, Immigrant America: The High Cost of Deporting Parents, directed by guest Roy Germano for VICE News, shows the impact of deportation on one family. Ray Jesus is just one of the faces caught up in the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) quota of 400,000 deportations a year.

 

#BringThemHome: Undocumented Organizers Leave the United States and Plan to Return in an Act of Civil Disobedience

By: Wednesday July 17, 2013 11:15 am

In the first of a series of videos to be released by the National Immigrant Youth Alliance (NIYA), Lizbeth Mateo, an undocumented organizer from California, reveals she has left the United States to see her family in Oaxaca, Mexico. It is the first time she has seen her family in over 15 years.

The Most Outrageous Excuse to Deport a Mother of Three

By: Wednesday March 20, 2013 11:15 am

Where would you expect to find half-a-dozen patrol cars on New Year’s Eve? In Bakersfield, California, ranked in the highest ten percent of the most violent cities in America, you’d hope they’d be responding to incidents of violence and preventing murder, rape, and other violent crime. At the very least, you’d expect them to be patrolling for drunk drivers.

Not so. At least not when it comes to prioritizing such matters as “barking dogs.”

Undocumented Foreclosure Victim Deported After Protesting Illegal Foreclosure

By: Tuesday March 6, 2012 11:40 am

You’ve heard about borrowers getting kicked out of their homes, and you’ve heard about undocumented immigrants getting deported. Rarely do you hear the story that combines the two. Here is one of those stories.

Immigration Officials Picking Up US Citizens for Deportation

By: Wednesday December 14, 2011 10:00 am

The Obama Administration swears that their deportation program has only captured criminals and sent them back to their home countries. Recently acquired data shows that to be false. Now we’re learning that not only non-criminals have been caught up in the immigration net. So have American citizens.

Don’t Get Mad, Get a DREAM

By: Sunday May 16, 2010 7:00 pm

If you are not in a position to arrange a boycott, call, fax and snail mail both of your Senators and your House Member and tell them to co-sponsor the Development, Relief and Education of Alien Minors Act.

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