Activists who stymied a day’s immigration proceedings in Tucson earlier this month by chaining themselves to a detainee transport bus have announced the first step in their legal defense: a pair of hotline numbers.
Up to 70 detainees who were on the buses blocked by a Tucson protest Friday have now been deported through Calexico, Calif., and Del Rio, Texas, said Margo Cowan, a Tucson attorney and activist.
Surrounded by supporters, the "Dream 9" wore their caps and gowns and big smiles - just as they did 17 days before in Nogales, Sonora.
Seven of the nine young adults who turned themselves in at the Morley Gate in Nogales two weeks ago will have their asylum cases heard before an immigration judge, their attorney said Monday.
Before their attempt to re-enter the U.S. through the Morley Gate Port of Entry in Nogales, these nine Dreamers participated in a prayer circle in a restaurant. The nine were detained and eventually released.
Before their attempt to re-enter the U.S. through the Morley Gate Port of Entry in Nogales, Sonora, nine "Dreamers" participate in a prayer circle in a restaurant near the port. The nine were detained in their attempt.
As long as the focus on immigration reform continues to be on border security, the frustration level about deportations will continue to grow, U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva says.
Organizers gathered in front of Rep. Raúl Grijalva’s office asking the U.S. government to release the so-called “Dream 9” who tried to come back into the country through the Nogales port of entry Monday.
NOGALES, Sonora - A group of nine young adults who lived in the United States without legal status spent most of Monday inside the offices of the DeConcini Port of Entry after they tried to come back in, seeking humanitarian parole.
NOGALES — Nine “dreamers” from across the United States arrived at Morley Gate,the Pedestrian crossing in Nogales, Sonora, this morning wearing caps and gowns and looking for entry into the United States.
Hace apenas 50 años, hablar español en clase era prácticamente prohibido para los alumnos latinos y algunos restaurantes ponían rótulos en los que anunciaban que no se admitían "ni perros ni mexicanos".
Three local public defenders were honored recently at the 10th Annual Arizona Public Defender Association Conference in Tempe.