Post Tagged with: "detention"

New York State senator Jessica Ramos, speaking at a rally for justice reform. (Photo via El Diario)

One-Day Sentence Reduction Would Protect Immigrants from Deportation

Immigration, New York February 27, 2019 at 5:01 pm

A NY Senate bill reducing the maximum sentence for misdemeanor offenses from one year to 364 days would improve significantly the chances of immigrants caught in minor offenses to keep their immigration benefits, El Diario La Prensa reports.

Edna Hernández, wife of Edgar Latacela and the mother of their 6-year-old child, is asking ICE to free him. He was taken to a detention center in NJ two months ago. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Immigrant Claims Port Authority Called ICE on Him

Immigration, New York, South American September 25, 2018 at 4:36 pm

The wife of an Ecuadorean immigrant who was detained by ICE claims that the Port Authority Police denounced him, a practice supposedly banned by the city and the state, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Immigrant Detained by ICE Because She Did Not Understand Letter

Immigration, Mexican, New York August 27, 2018 at 4:22 pm

A Mexican mother waiting for a U visa was arrested by ICE when she went to an appointment sent to her in a letter in English that she could not understand, a practice the city criticizes as misleading, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Pablo Villavicencio, at his home with his daughters Luciana and Antonia after ICE released him. (Photo via El Diario)

‘They Gave Me My Life Back After I Went Through Hell’

Immigration, Latino, New York July 26, 2018 at 7:47 pm

After spending 53 days in an ICE detention center, pizza delivery man Pablo Villavicencio speaks about returning home to his wife and daughters and about the future, hoping that his permanent residence application is approved, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Yumei Chen, holding a poster with a picture of her family, and her husband's lawyer, Yee Ling Poon, at the June 18 rally. (Photo via Soing Tao Daily)

A Chinese Family Torn Apart by ICE

East Asian, Immigration, New York June 19, 2018 at 12:19 pm

Community supporters and advocacy groups held a rally in Foley Square June 18 to support Xiu Qing You, who was seized by ICE during what he and his wife thought would be a routine meeting with immigration officials overseeing You’s green card application. Sing Tao Daily reports on the rally.