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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 …

What's Mine is Mine - What's Yours is Mine too! - White House Empowered by Immigration While Families Suffer Intimidation & Separation

Disgusting! Self-Serving! Take and no give! What is mine is mine - what is yours is mine too! That's the theme of this xenophobic administration of hate, hoard, and narcissism. We remain in shock that they are still in power and that they continue to taunt, devastate, and separate families. Alas, they've benefited from the very American immigration system they now look to unjustly prosecute and persecute others with.