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American justice in a foreign language

February 21, 2009 - Los Angeles Times

L.A. is known as a mecca for court interpreters, but when a defendant or witness speaks a rare dialect, officials may resort to unusual remedies.

Mixed verdict for rancher in migrant case

February 20, 2009 - Los Angeles Times

Roger Barnett of Arizona must pay $73,000 to four immigrants after holding them at gunpoint, a jury finds, but he's cleared of violating their civil rights.

ICE Stops Using Jail in Pr. William After Fatality

February 19, 2009 - The Washington Post

50 Laid Off Amid Probe of Nov.

Mexico: Flow of migrants falls by more than half

February 19, 2009 - The Arizona Republic

MEXICO CITY - Net migration from Mexico, mainly to the United States, plunged by more than 50 percent in late 2008 compared to a year earlier as fewer Mexicans left their country in search of work, the government said Thursday.

Julie Greene: No More Secret Prisons

February 19, 2009 - Alter Net

Julie Greene: No More Secret...

Foreign tech workers touchy subject in U.S. downturn

February 19, 2009 - Reuters

- Analysis NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. technology companies, which are laying off thousands of employees, will likely have to water down their long-running campaign for permission to hire more foreign workers to avoid a political backlash this year.

Obama convocaría a líderes en migración para lanzar reforma

February 19, 2009 -

El presidente Barack Obama dijo el miércoles que convocaría a líderes en el tema de inmigración para comenzar la preparación de "un borrador de la propuesta de reforma integral en los próximos meses".

El muro y las redadas

February 19, 2009 - La Opinion

Enlace En su primer mes de gobierno, Barack Obama ha trabajado como pocos. La magnitud de la crisis que sufre el país le ha obligado a destinar incontables horas para intentar enderezar la economía, en medio de un clima político por demás adverso debido a las críticas republicanas.

Report: ICE agents pressured to meet arrest quotas

February 19, 2009 - Houston Chronicle

LANGLEY PARK, Md. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 24 Hispanics at a convenience store in Baltimore two years ago after their supervisor told them to "bring more bodies" because they were behind their annual quota of 1,000 arrests per team, according to an ICE report released...

Sharp increase in Latino offenders sentenced for immigration crimes [UPDATED]

February 19, 2009 - Los Angeles Times Blogs

Driven by a sharp growth in illegal immigration and tougher enforcement, Latinos accounted for 40% of all sentenced federal offenders in 2007, according to a new study.

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