March 2017

March 15, 2017

Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Latest Travel Ban Nationwide” (NYT)- “A federal judge in Hawaii issued a nationwide order Wednesday evening blocking President Trump’s ban on travel from parts of the Muslim world, dealing a stinging blow to the White House and signaling in pointed language that Mr. Trump will have to account in court for his heated rhetoric about Islam.”

ICE agents make arrests at courthouses, sparking backlash from prosecutors and attorneys” (LAT)- “Octavio Chaidez was walking out of a Pasadena courtroom with a client last month when four men jumped up from a hallway bench and rushed toward them.”

March 13, 2017

An Indefensible Silence on Domestic Abuse In The Undocumented Community” (Huffington Post)- “Recently in an El Paso, Texas courthouse, Irvin Gonzalez was waiting for a hearing on her request for a protective order. A 31-year-old transgender woman, Gonzalez was nervous about seeing her abusive ex-boyfriend.”

March 4, 2017

Single father from Mexico in US for 20 years deported after ICE ‘check-in’” (Guardian)- “Juan Carlos Fomperosa García planned to celebrate his son’s 17th birthday on Thursday. But first, he had to go in for a meeting around 9am with immigration officials in Phoenix for what he believed was to discuss his request for asylum.”

March 2, 2017

Dreamer Arrested After Speaking To Media Will Be Deported Without Hearing, Attorney Says” (Huffington Post)– “A 22-year-old undocumented immigrant arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday after speaking to the media about her family’s detention is set to be deported without a court hearing, her attorney said on Thursday.”

March 1, 2017

Organized resistance is forming to Trump’s immigration crackdown” (SDUT)- “Organized resistance to President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown is coming to San Diego, as advocacy groups are beginning to organize a rapid response network that could include hotlines, ‘solidarity teams’ and even safe houses.”

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