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Former President Obama slams Trump for rescinding DACA, calls move ‘cruel’

Date: September 5, 2017 | Categories: News, News, Unjust Immigration Policies,

Source: CNN Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday bashed his successor’s decision to rescind an immigration order shielding some children of undocumented immigrants from deportation, calling the move “cruel” and “self-defeating.” “To target these young people is wrong — because they have done nothing wrong,” Obama wrote in a post on Facebook hours after the decision was announced by President …

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What to Do When Immigration Agents Are At Your Door

Date: March 8, 2017 | Categories: Past Events, Past Events All, Unjust Immigration Policies, Video All,

ICNA CSJ continues its series on knowing your rights with Immigration Lawyer Afia Yunus from Yunus Law. In this webinar, Afia speak on what to do when immigration officers (ICE) knock on your door. What should do? Do you have to let them in? Should you answer any of their questions? Do you have to show proof of your legal status …

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ICNA CSJ Welcomes President Obama’s Decision to End NSEERS

Date: December 24, 2016 | Categories: Press, Press, Unjust Immigration Policies,

ICNA Council for Social Justice (CSJ) welcomes President Barack Obama’s ending of the National Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS) program. This post 9/11 registry program required certain people from 25 countries to register with the federal government and check in for follow-ups. Ironically, all targeted countries with the exception of North Korea were Muslim majority countries. The program resulted in the deportation of about …