• Avoiding deportation: Shifting policies leave many on tenterhooks

    Avoiding deportation: Shifting policies leave many on tenterhooks

    • Jul 3, 2017

    Complicating matters for immigrants apprehended by ICE is that the agency moves detainees rapidly from location to location, making it even tougher for them to obtain counsel and access to federal or immigration courts, according to the ACLU suit.

  • Judge blocks deportation of Chaldeans and other Iraqis

    Judge blocks deportation of Chaldeans and other Iraqis

    • Jun 25, 2017

    Clarence Dass, an attorney representing many Iraqi Christians the U.S. government wants deported deported, said he was “ecstatic” over a court decision delaying the order. “When your life is on the line, each day is a victory. And in this case, 14 days,” Dass said. “We now have the breathing room to ensure that every individual detained has the proper motions filed and, ultimately, a chance to be heard. The work continues.”

  • USCCB officials urge Homeland Security to defer deportation of Chaldeans

    USCCB officials urge Homeland Security to defer deportation of Chaldeans

    • Jun 22, 2017

    Recent negotiations between the U.S. and Iraq have led to the deportation of more than 100 Chaldean Christians who were residing in the country, leading the Catholic bishops to write a letter to the Secretary of Homeland Security urging him to halt the arrests.