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ohio sheriff blocks jailhouse marriage of immigrant facing deportation


yancarlos mendez's deportation case is now being heard by the 6th circuit court of appeals. he wants to marry the mother of a paraplegic boy.        






the latest: 19 arrested protesting man's pending deportation


hartford, conn. — the latest on an immigrant with no criminal record facing imminent deportation to guatemala after having lived in connecticut for 25 years (all times local):3:30 p.m.police in connecticut have detained 19 people who volunteered to be arrested while rallying in support of an immigrant facing imminent deportation to guatemala.officers charged supporters of luis barrios with trespassing and disorderly conduct tuesday for blocking the entrance to the federal courthouse in hartford. the arrests were peaceful, and all 19 demonstrators were expected to be released later in the day.federal immigration officials had allowed barrios to live in the u.s. the past several years. but they decided to enforce a deportation order after president donald trump took office in january and mad






bay area funds immigrant legal defense efforts


san francisco — immigrants facing deportation proceedings have no right to a lawyer if they can’t afford one. but bay area governments are leading a movement — which could take hold throughout california — to ensure there’s an attorney by their side anyway.facing president trump’s pledge to crackdown on illegal immigration, officials in san francisco, alameda and santa clara counties are swiftly loosening the purse strings on taxpayer funds to send public defense lawyers to u.s. immigration courts. critics call the trend a flagrant misuse of local tax dollars, but immigrant advocates say it’s a way to make these courts more just.“it’s past time that we provide representation for these people,” said jeff adachi, san francisco’s public defender. starting june 1, his office is dedicating thre






rally planned for immigrant facing deportation


hartford, conn. (ap) — supporters of an immigrant facing deportation to colombia are planning a rally outside of the hartford federal courthouse to call on authorities to let him stay in the u.s. while he tries to get his asylum case reopened.the gathering to support francisco acosta is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. monday. he has been ordered to report to federal immigration authorities on monday with a one-way ticket to colombia dated for next month.acosta says he fled colombia in 2001 because of violence and threats to his life. he entered the u.s. illegally and ended up living in hartford. he is a janitor at wesleyan university in middletown.acosta’s political asylum case failed, but he was granted regular stays of removal until the trump administration changed policies on immigrants this y






chicago renews legal fund for immigrants facing deportation


chicago (ap) — chicago has renewed a legal fund for immigrants facing deportation.aldermen widely approved a budget tuesday for next year that includes $1.3 million for immigrant legal services.chicago was among several cities that boosted legal services for immigrants as a response to donald trump’s election to the presidency and aggressive promises to crack down on illegal immigration.chicago first approved started the fund last december.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeksthe money was distributed to organizations, including the national immigrant justice center, which says the fund was used to provide legal consultations to roughly 1,700 chicagoans and legal representation in 900 immigration cases.advocates say legal representation is crucial because immigrants are






immigration advocates ask hennepin county board for legal aid for inmates facing


immigrant advocates asked the hennepin county board on tuesday to improve the criminal justice process for county inmates facing deportation.the speakers, representing a coalition of immigration organizations, made their points during a discussion of the 2018 public safety budget by the board’s administration committee.they argued that people facing deportation after arrest for low-level crimes often aren’t informed of their legal rights, and too often end up in the hands of federal immigration agents without legal representation.“something is wrong with the system,” maria edith silva, of minnetonka, told the committee through a translator. “it’s in your hands to fix this problem in the system, at least the issue of legal representation.”at the end of the meeting, committee chairman peter






justices seem sympathetic to immigrant in deportation case


washington (ap) — the supreme court seems sympathetic to a mexican immigrant facing deportation after he was convicted of having consensual sex with an underage girl.the case before the justices on monday involved juan esquivel-quintana, a lawful permanent resident who had sex with his 16-year-old girlfriend when he was 20 and 21 years old.that was a violation of california law, which criminalizes having sex with anyone under 18 if the age difference is more than three years. federal officials later moved to deport him, but esquivel-quintana says his conduct would have been legal under federal law and the laws of 43 other states that are less strict.the case comes at a time when the trump administration has pledged to step up enforcement of the nation’s immigration laws.most read storiesun






court: sheriff exempt from releasing immigration records


milwaukee (ap) — milwaukee’s sheriff does not have to release information on people at his jail suspected of being in the country illegally because the federal government prohibits it, the wisconsin supreme court ruled friday.the 4-2 decision from the court’s conservative majority reverses lower-court decisions that ordered milwaukee county sheriff david clarke to disclose the information under the state’s open records law, following a request from an immigrant advocacy group.the ruling is a victory for milwaukee’s sheriff, who has pledged to follow president donald trump’s directive to crack down on illegal immigration and expand the number of people prioritized for deportation.milwaukee-based voces de la frontera filed the request in february 2015, asking for records identifying who the






man granted 2-year reprieve from deportation to guatemala


hartford, conn. — connecticut u.s. sen. richard blumenthal says an immigrant facing deportation to guatemala has been granted a two-year stay of deportation.the democrat said friday he was unaware of the reasoning behind the stay. however, blumenthal says he "can think of no more compelling case" for a reprieve from deportation than luis barrios, a married father of four u.s. born-children who lives in derby.earlier this month, barrios received a 30-day reprieve hours before he was to be put on a plane from new york to central america.barrios' immigration status was flagged after a 2011 traffic stop over a broken tail light. however, there was no attempt to deport him until republican president donald trump made immigration enforcement a priority.barrios left guatemala in 1992 amid threats






l.a. needs to provide attorneys to immigrants facing deportation


in my 17 years as an immigration judge in los angeles, i heard thousands of cases. i watched sons trying to grasp complicated legal concepts not written in their native language and mothers desperately advocating for daughters who were in detention. i saw families torn apart by a system they were unable to understand.the trump administration’s new wave of immigration raids will flood the courts with such cases. though some immigrants will be deported immediately, the fates of many others will be decided by judges, as the constitution and immigration laws allow. this flood will worsen a longstanding need for more legal representation.as if language barriers weren’t enough, defendants in immigration court have no constitutional right to a court-appointed lawyer. for this reason, new york cit






l.a. needs to provide attorneys to immigrants facing deportation


in my 17 years as an immigration judge in los angeles, i heard thousands of cases. i watched sons trying to grasp complicated legal concepts not written in their native language and mothers desperately advocating for daughters who were in detention. i saw families torn apart by a system they were unable to understand.the trump administration’s new wave of immigration raids will flood the courts with such cases. though some immigrants will be deported immediately, the fates of many others will be decided by judges, as the constitution and immigration laws allow. this flood will worsen a longstanding need for more legal representation.as if language barriers weren’t enough, defendants in immigration court have no constitutional right to a court-appointed lawyer. for this reason, new york cit






l.a. needs to provide attorneys to immigrants facing deportation


in my 17 years as an immigration judge in los angeles, i heard thousands of cases. i watched sons trying to grasp complicated legal concepts not written in their native language and mothers desperately advocating for daughters who were in detention. i saw families torn apart by a system they were unable to understand.the trump administration’s new wave of immigration raids will flood the courts with such cases. though some immigrants will be deported immediately, the fates of many others will be decided by judges, as the constitution and immigration laws allow. this flood will worsen a longstanding need for more legal representation.as if language barriers weren’t enough, defendants in immigration court have no constitutional right to a court-appointed lawyer. for this reason, new york cit






university janitor facing deportation gets brief reprieve


boston (ap) — a massachusetts institute of technology janitor who’s gained support from politicians and activists while facing deportation to el salvador has been granted a temporary reprieve.a federal judge friday ordered u.s. immigration and customs enforcement to keep francisco rodriguez in the united states pending a monday hearing.ice on thursday denied rodriguez’s request to block his removal and detained him for immediate deportation.rodriguez has been in the u.s. since 2006 and was denied asylum in 2011. he’s been granted a number of temporary reprieves while pursuing legal options.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.his case has become a flashpoint for local labor and immigrant activists opposed to president donald trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration. th






immigrant advocates protest man’s deportation after traffic stop


advertisement | advertise on newsdaydozens of immigrant advocates rallied on wednesday, aug. 30, 2017, outside police and county headquarters in nassau county to protest the recent deportation of a salvadoran immigrant detained after a traffic stop and to denounce local cooperation with immigration enforcement.dozens of immigrant advocates rallied wednesday outside police and county headquarters in nassau county to protest the recent deportation of a salvadoran immigrant detained after a traffic stop and to denounce local cooperation with immigration enforcement.the protest was fueled by the aug. 7 traffic stop by nassau police of denis guerra guerra in roosevelt, after advocates said he had failed...






seattle group sues to continue giving immigrants legal help


the u.s. department of justice has ordered the northwest immigrant rights project stop a lot of its work. the group says that would force thousands of people to go without legal help in deportation cases.seattle — the u.s. justice department has ordered a seattle-based immigrant rights group to halt a large part of the work it does to advise immigrants of their legal rights and help them fill out paperwork — a demand that the organization says would force thousands of people to go without legal help in deportation cases.the nonprofit northwest immigrant rights project sued the justice department monday in federal court in seattle in an effort to block the order. the group says the justice department’s demand violates its first amendment rights to free speech, assembly and to petition the g






ohio officer shot responding to domestic call; arrest made


uniontown, ohio (ap) — ohio police say an officer was shot several times while responding to a domestic call and a suspect has been apprehended.the stark county sheriff’s office says the officer was shot four times at a uniontown home sunday evening in northeast ohio.the condition of the officer, who was taken to a hospital, was not immediately known and no further details were released by the sheriff’s office monday morning.






u.s. senators back immigrant facing deportation to guatemala


hartford, conn. (ap) — an immigrant facing deportation to guatemala has the support of connecticut’s two u.s. senators, who are trying to prevent him from being sent back to a country he left 25 years ago amid threats to his family.luis barrios, a married father of four u.s.-born children, is scheduled to board a flight from new york to guatemala on thursday morning. immigration officials had allowed him to stay in the u.s. since his illegal status was flagged in a 2011 traffic stop over a broken tail light, but they changed course after president donald trump took office in january and made immigration enforcement a priority.in the meantime, his lawyer and members of connecticut’s congressional delegation are urging federal immigration officials to reverse the deportation order, and barri






u.s. senators back immigrant facing deportation to guatemala


hartford, conn. — an immigrant facing deportation to guatemala has the support of connecticut’s two u.s. senators, who are trying to prevent him from being sent back to a country he left 25 years ago amid threats to his family.luis barrios, a married father of four u.s.-born children, is scheduled to board a flight from new york to guatemala on thursday morning. immigration officials had allowed him to stay in the u.s. since his illegal status was flagged in a 2011 traffic stop over a broken tail light, but they changed course after president donald trump took office in january and made immigration enforcement a priority.in the meantime, his lawyer and members of connecticut’s congressional delegation are urging federal immigration officials to reverse the deportation order, and barrios is






under fire, orange county sheriff sandra hutchens says she won't seek reelection


orange county sheriff sandra hutchens announced tuesday she will not seek reelection as she faces growing questions over her department’s handling of a jail snitch scandal and the embarrassing escape by inmates at the county jail last year.hutchens was appointed sheriff in 2008 after the conviction of longtime sheriff michael carona on corruption charges. for years, she was a popular figure in county politics, twice winning reelection and being credited with stabilizing the troubled department.but in recent years, the sheriff’s department has come under criticism for management of the jails, including the use of informants to build cases against suspects.last year, u.s. department of justice officials launched an investigation into whether the orange county law enforcement routinely denied






miss. immigrant faces deportation without hearing


closeskip in skipxembedxshare danielle vargas went into hiding after immigration and customs enforcement agents cam to her home and took away her father and brother. wochitdaniela vargas, whose father and brother were picked up during a recent immigration raid of undocumented immigrants, listens as speakers discuss the series of raids that also picked up other undocumented immigrants across the state during a news conference at jackson city hall march 1, 2017. vargas was detained by ice agents following the news conference. a college student, vargas hopes to continue her education but fears for the fate of other undocumented immigrant families.(photo: rogelio v. solis/ap) 176 connect 3 linkedinemailmorean argentinian immigrant detained after speaking out against deportation could be deport






us judge blocks federal move against immigration lawyers


a u.s. judge issued an order on wednesday blocking the department of justice from taking actions that immigration lawyers say would severely limit their ability to provide services for people facing deportation.unlike criminal court, people fighting deportation in u.s. immigration courts are not guaranteed the right to an attorney. nonprofits across the country often provide legal services for people who cannot afford to hire a lawyer.president donald trump’s administration has made tougher immigration enforcement a key priority.the government had told the northwest immigrant rights project, a nonprofit in washington state, that it could not advise people in immigration court without formally representing them.the project argued that it did not have resources to formally represent everyone






conservative indiana town rallies around immigrant facing deportation


election results alone might paint this small town as no more than another conservative bastion that helped elevate donald trump to the presidency.its residents say they value trump's businessman approach to politics, especially those who struggled during the recession, when elkhart county had one of the highest unemployment rates in the country.it would seem an unlikely place for a groundswell of support to rise up for an immigrant who is in the country illegally and scheduled for deportation wednesday. but politics here aren't black and white.get to know elkhart's residents, and they'll say it's a town of entrepreneurs and rv industry workers who believe that anyone, with the right amount of hard work and resolve, can climb the economic ladder. it's a place of "multimillionaires with eig






conservative indiana town rallies around immigrant facing deportation


election results alone might paint this small town as no more than another conservative bastion that helped elevate donald trump to the presidency.its residents say they value trump's businessman approach to politics, especially those who struggled during the recession, when elkhart county had one of the highest unemployment rates in the country.it would seem an unlikely place for a groundswell of support to rise up for an immigrant who is in the country illegally and scheduled for deportation wednesday. but politics here aren't black and white.get to know elkhart's residents, and they'll say it's a town of entrepreneurs and rv industry workers who believe that anyone, with the right amount of hard work and resolve, can climb the economic ladder. it's a place of "multimillionaires with eig






conservative indiana town rallies around immigrant facing deportation


election results alone might paint this small town as no more than another conservative bastion that helped elevate donald trump to the presidency.its residents say they value trump's businessman approach to politics, especially those who struggled during the recession, when elkhart county had one of the highest unemployment rates in the country.it would seem an unlikely place for a groundswell of support to rise up for an immigrant who is in the country illegally and scheduled for deportation wednesday. but politics here aren't black and white.get to know elkhart's residents, and they'll say it's a town of entrepreneurs and rv industry workers who believe that anyone, with the right amount of hard work and resolve, can climb the economic ladder. it's a place of "multimillionaires with eig






us judge temporarily blocks president trump’s decision to end program protecting


share storyby the associated pressthe associated presssan francisco (ap) — us judge temporarily blocks president trump’s decision to end program protecting young immigrants from deportation .the associated press






a unitarian church in denver boldly shields immigrant from deportation


it was standing room only at the first unitarian church.the choir belted out the african american spiritual “down by the riverside,” and dee galloway, a local poet, took the floor.“are you a social justice warrior?” she shouted.“yes!” came the response.“then stand up! you can’t be a warrior sitting down!”the audience rose to its feet and began clapping.outside, volunteers kept watch on the building and the front door. the police had been by earlier to offer security tips.this was no ordinary sunday. for the second time in almost three years, first unitarian found itself in the national spotlight for offering sanctuary to an undocumented immigrant facing deportation.the church has been a bastion of liberal thinking since its founding in 1871, opening its doors to the homeless, working for r






ohio sheriff to release records after news employee shot


springfield, ohio (ap) — an ohio sheriff’s office plans to release records and body camera footage after a deputy shot a photographer for a small news organization when he apparently mistook his camera for a weapon.the clark county sheriff’s office has put deputy jake shaw on administrative leave and says he will attend a “critical incident debriefing.”the office says it will release records wednesday morning.the shooting happened monday night in new carlisle, north of dayton. the case has been turned over to the ohio bureau of criminal investigation.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.andy grimm of the new carlisle news says he got out of his jeep to take pictures of a traffic stop and started setting up his tripod and camera when he was shot in the side.grimm is exp






immigrant talks about deportation fears, is detained by ice moments later


daniela vargas speaks about the recent immigration raid that picked up more than 50 allegedly undocumented immigrants including her father and brother during a news conference wednesday, march 1, 2017, at the jackson, miss., city hall. a shot time after the news conference, vargas was detained by ice officials. a college student, vargas hopes to continue her education but fears for the fate of other undocumented immigrant families.(photo: rogelio v. solis, ap) 9112 connect 5 linkedinemailmorejackson, miss. — moments after an immigrant spoke out about her fears of deportation, she was detained by immigration and customs enforcement.daniela vargas, 22, was detained by ice agents wednesday morning, shortly after speaking at a news conference in downtown jackson, according to her attorney abby






immigrant talks about deportation fears, is detained by ice moments later


daniela vargas speaks about the recent immigration raid that picked up more than 50 allegedly undocumented immigrants including her father and brother during a news conference wednesday, march 1, 2017, at the jackson, miss., city hall. a shot time after the news conference, vargas was detained by ice officials. a college student, vargas hopes to continue her education but fears for the fate of other undocumented immigrant families.(photo: rogelio v. solis, ap) 12068 connect 7 linkedinemailmorejackson, miss. — moments after an immigrant spoke out about her fears of deportation, she was detained by immigration and customs enforcement.daniela vargas, 22, was detained by ice agents wednesday morning, shortly after speaking at a news conference in downtown jackson, according to her attorney abb






immigrant talks about deportation fears, is detained by ice moments later


daniela vargas speaks about the recent immigration raid that picked up more than 50 allegedly undocumented immigrants including her father and brother during a news conference wednesday, march 1, 2017, at the jackson, miss., city hall. a shot time after the news conference, vargas was detained by ice officials. a college student, vargas hopes to continue her education but fears for the fate of other undocumented immigrant families.(photo: rogelio v. solis, ap) 5382 connect 5 linkedinemailmorejackson, miss. — moments after an immigrant spoke out about her fears of deportation, she was detained by immigration and customs enforcement.daniela vargas, 22, was detained by ice agents wednesday morning, shortly after speaking at a news conference in downtown jackson, according to her attorney abby






immigrant talks about deportation fears, is detained by ice moments later


daniela vargas speaks about the recent immigration raid that picked up more than 50 allegedly undocumented immigrants including her father and brother during a news conference wednesday, march 1, 2017, at the jackson, miss., city hall. a shot time after the news conference, vargas was detained by ice officials. a college student, vargas hopes to continue her education but fears for the fate of other undocumented immigrant families.(photo: rogelio v. solis, ap) 3505 connect 4 linkedinemailmorejackson, miss. — moments after an immigrant spoke out about her fears of deportation, she was detained by immigration and customs enforcement.daniela vargas, 22, was detained by ice agents wednesday morning, shortly after speaking at a news conference in downtown jackson, according to her attorney abby






four colorado springs churches form coalition to provide sanctuary for immigrant


the cause is more urgent than ever, a coalition of four colorado springs churches said in announcing monday it would offer sanctuary to immigrants who have received final deportation orders.the alliance, known as the colorado springs sanctuary coalition, includes all souls unitarian universalist church, first congregational church, first united methodist church and the colorado springs friends meeting, as well as immigrant and community leaders. the all souls unitarian church will serve as the coalition’s host sanctuary church – the facility where immigrants facing deportation would be able to live while protected from immigration and customs enforcement.“we are troubled that the need for such a coalition even exists,” said candace datz, the primary organizer of the coalition and a member






the latest: immigrant living in church clears legal hurdle


golden, colo. — the latest on a court appearance by an immigrant living in a denver church to avoid deportation (all times local):2:50 p.m.an immigrant who has been living in a denver church to avoid deportation has cleared one legal hurdle in her bid to remain in the country.ingrid encalada latorre ventured to court wednesday despite fears she could be arrested by immigration agents.she is trying to change her plea in a 2010 identity theft case involving the purchase of immigration papers.a judge ruled that she didn't have good legal representation and agreed to consider whether she can change her plea.some of her supporters surrounded her as she left the courtroom and followed her into an elevator.____11:35 a.m.a mexican man arrested by immigration agents in colorado last week has been t






miss. immigrant faces deportation without hearing


closeskip in skipxembedxshare danielle vargas went into hiding after immigration and customs enforcement agents cam to her home and took away her father and brother. wochitdaniela vargas, whose father and brother were picked up during a recent immigration raid of undocumented immigrants listens as speakers discuss the series of raids that also picked up other undocumented immigrants across the state during a news conference at the jackson, miss., city hall, wednesday, march 1, 2017. vargas was detained by ice agents following the news conference. a college student, vargas hopes to continue her education but fears for the fate of other undocumented immigrant families. (ap photo/rogelio v. solis)(photo: rogelio v. solis, ap) 13 connectlinkedinemailmorean argentinian immigrant detained after






miss. immigrant faces deportation without hearing


closeskip in skipxembedxshare danielle vargas went into hiding after immigration and customs enforcement agents cam to her home and took away her father and brother. wochitdaniela vargas, whose father and brother were picked up during a recent immigration raid of undocumented immigrants listens as speakers discuss the series of raids that also picked up other undocumented immigrants across the state during a news conference at the jackson, miss., city hall, wednesday, march 1, 2017. vargas was detained by ice agents following the news conference. a college student, vargas hopes to continue her education but fears for the fate of other undocumented immigrant families. (ap photo/rogelio v. solis)(photo: rogelio v. solis, ap) 133 connect 3 linkedinemailmorean argentinian immigrant detained af






miss. immigrant faces deportation without hearing


closeskip in skipxembedxshare danielle vargas went into hiding after immigration and customs enforcement agents cam to her home and took away her father and brother. wochitdaniela vargas, whose father and brother were picked up during a recent immigration raid of undocumented immigrants listens as speakers discuss the series of raids that also picked up other undocumented immigrants across the state during a news conference at the jackson, miss., city hall, wednesday, march 1, 2017. vargas was detained by ice agents following the news conference. a college student, vargas hopes to continue her education but fears for the fate of other undocumented immigrant families. (ap photo/rogelio v. solis)(photo: rogelio v. solis, ap) 57 connect 1 linkedinemailmorean argentinian immigrant detained aft






miss. immigrant faces deportation without hearing


closeskip in skipxembedxshare danielle vargas went into hiding after immigration and customs enforcement agents cam to her home and took away her father and brother. wochitdaniela vargas, whose father and brother were picked up during a recent immigration raid of undocumented immigrants listens as speakers discuss the series of raids that also picked up other undocumented immigrants across the state during a news conference at the jackson, miss., city hall, wednesday, march 1, 2017. vargas was detained by ice agents following the news conference. a college student, vargas hopes to continue her education but fears for the fate of other undocumented immigrant families. (ap photo/rogelio v. solis)(photo: rogelio v. solis, ap) 9 connectlinkedinemailmorean argentinian immigrant detained after s