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Deporting Love: A Married Couple’s Journey to Stay in the United States

On November 28, 2005, Enrique Gonzalez walked across the border to pursue a safe and prosperous life in the U.S. Afraid of gang recruitment in El Salvador and seeking to escape to a safe place with opportunities to work to help himself and his family, after two days of processing and detention, he was taken (by immigration officials) to a Texas bus station where he was left to find his way in what would become his new home, the United States of America. Thirteen years later, with a U.S. Immigration approved marriage to a citizen, Enrique is being deported.

In the January 2017 Executive Order, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States, the Trump administration laid out a much wider dragnet authorizing and empowering ICE in the deportation of undocumented.  Unlike the discretion of the Obama Administration, as evidenced in the 2011 Memo, which exercised a great deal of flexibility the Trump Administration's laser-sharp focus is on the numbers! Every undocumented …

Presentation: Clare Corado - Immigration Attorney Speaks at "What About Us? Peaceful Resistance Rally for Immigration Reform"

Clare Corado - Immigration Attorney - Presented at "What About Us? Peaceful Resistance Rally for Immigration Reform" on July 15th, 2015. Her presentation reminds us how "reasonable people" are capable of understanding when a change is warranted. Immigration reform is an "idea whose time has come." Any reasonable person could listen to, understand, and help dream up new human-centered immigration laws to replace the unjust dehumanizing laws of today.

How do YOU get involved?

1. Educate yourself: Other organizations that are good sources of info.
3. Keep Up the Pressure on Elected Officials (both supportive and non-supportive).
4. Be Reasonable

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  1. Amazing presentation.
    Immigration problems are stressful for families. Immigration lawyers who helps clients deal with a wide range of issues relating visas, green cards, U.S. citizenship, and other immigration benefits.

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