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[1 Setembro 2017 | No Comment | ]
ICE warns Harvey victims of people impersonating immigration agents

By PoliceOne Staff
Agosto 30, 2017
Courtesy of Police One
HOUSTON — Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are warning the public after multiple reports of people impersonating Homeland Security Investigations agents.
According to a statement issued on the ICE website, the impersonators are telling people to evacuate their homes so they can steal from the empty houses.

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[1 Setembro 2017 | No Comment | ]
Federal Judge Blocks Texas’ Ban on ‘Sanctuary Cities’

by Manny Fernandez
Agosto 30, 2017
Courtesy of The New York Times

A federal judge in San Antonio on Wednesday blocked Texas from enforcing its ban on so-called sanctuary cities, questioning the constitutionality of a law that has pitted Republican state leaders against several Democratic-leaning cities.
The judge’s ruling was only temporary, and prevents the law from taking effect on Friday while a suit against it goes forward.

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[29 Agosto 2017 | No Comment | ]
Immigrants in Houston Face Triple Threat: Flooding, Racist Texas Law SB4 & Potentially Losing DACA

by Amy Goodman
Agosto 29, 2017
Courtesy of Democracy Now!
As the fallout from Hurricane Harvey continues, a potential public safety crisis has emerged affecting Houston’s nearly 600,000 undocumented immigrants. President Trump could announce as early as today that he will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, which provides legal status for some 85,000 Houston residents and nearly 800,000 people nationwide. Without the status, many residents will be unable to work and rebuild after the storm.

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[29 Agosto 2017 | No Comment | ]
Stranded Immigrants Find Shelter from Hurricane Harvey

by Rocío Guenther and Shari Biediger
Agosto 28, 2017
Courtesy of The Rivard Report
More than 50 immigrant women and children were left stranded by immigration authorities at the downtown bus station in San Antonio Friday afternoon as bus service was canceled due to the imminent arrival of Hurricane Harvey.
The asylum seekers, many of them fleeing gang violence in Central America, were set to travel to destinations all over the country to meet family members or sponsors in the United States.