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DREAMers Challenge ICE Officers Directly

November 22nd, 2011 · 3 Comments

While the Obama administration has publicly said that it would prioritize deportations to focus on criminals and others who posed an immediate threat, there have been DREAM Act eligible youth who have been detained and processed into deportation proceedings. In recent months, young people who are in college and/or who have completed degree programs have been fitted with ankle monitoring bracelets, sent to deportation hearings, and have been locked up in detention. These are the very people that many have been under the impression that DHS resources would not be expended on given the public statements about enforcement prioritization.

Two DREAMers Jonathan Perez and Isaac Barrera challenged ICE directly in Mobile, Alabama and have been detained. Check out the clip below:

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Tags: Department of Homeland Security · Detention · Immigration

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Anna // Nov 27, 2011 at 1:46 pm

    http://www.startribune.com/local/north/134541773.html

    Obama deporting US Citizens:

    After a detailed examination of federal immigration records, Prof. Jacqueline Stevens of Northwestern University estimated this year that about 4,000 American citizens were illegally detained or deported as aliens in 2010.

  • 2 irma // Nov 30, 2011 at 10:13 am

    I guess all Mexicans are the same?
    Let Obama try to get re-elected without the Mexican
    American vote- if he can.

  • 3 Jeff // Dec 10, 2011 at 12:14 pm

    This will hurt Obama in the long run.

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