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Immigrant children detained in Virginia facility say they were beaten while handcuffed and left nude in concrete cells

July 10, 2018

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Michael Biesecker, Jake Pearson and Garance Burke, Associated Press Jun. 21, 2018, Immigrant children as young as 14 housed at the Shenandoah Valley Juvenile Center near Staunton, Virginia, say they were beaten while handcuffed and locked up for long periods in solitary confinement Some also allege they were left nude and shivering in concrete cells. […]

Marijuana-Related Charges Will Still Be Used to Build Deportation Cases, the Homeland Security Chief Says

April 19, 2017

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  Kevin Lui Apr 18, 2017 U.S. immigration authorities will continue to enforce federal laws against marijuana and use them as a basis to deport undocumented immigrants, says John Kelly, U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security, on Tuesday. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) "will continue to use marijuana possession, distribution and convictions as essential elements as […]

Marijuana may be legal in California, but it could get you deported

April 15, 2017

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Immigrant rights activists and attorneys are reminding immigrants of potential consequences of using marijuana at a time when President Donald Trump is ramping up deportation efforts. By Alejandra Molina | amolina@scng.com | The Press-Enterprise PUBLISHED: April 14, 2017 at 7:07 pm | UPDATED: April 14, 2017 at 10:31 pm It’s legal in California, but marijuana […]

The order has caused chaos; White House statements haven’t clarified what’s going on.

January 29, 2017

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What Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration Does—and Doesn’t Do Krishnadev Calamur Updated on Sunday, January 29, at 4:12 p.m. President Trump signed on Friday an executive order that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim countries, suspends all refugee admission for 120 days, and bars all Syrian refugees indefinitely. The order has been widely criticized and […]