Archive: October, 2015

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Oct2015
Immigrant advocates call it "state-sponsored kidnapping." But a judge ruled the removal of a child from a family's custody was in her best interest. The case raises legal questions about whether family members in the country illegally have the same custody rights to children as legal U.S. residents. Olivia and ... Read More

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Oct2015
Phoenix  (EFEUSA).- Francisco y Olivia Pérez, una pareja de abuelos en Phoenix, Arizona, enfrenta una intensa batalla después de que un juez les haya negado la custodia de su nieta debido a su estatus de inmigrantes indocumentados, situación cada vez más frecuente según activistas migratorios. "Un juez nos dijo que no ... Read More

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Oct2015
For immediate release Contact: Caroline Picker, Puente, media@puenteaz.org, 510-501-7276 What: Press Conference Denouncing DCS Discrimination against Undocumented People When:  Thursday, October 22 at 11:00am Where:  Puente Movement office, 1937 W Adams St. Who: Perez Family, Attorney Jose Saldivar, Puente Samantha Perez was 15 years old when she was raped, became pregnant, and delivered her baby in ... Read More

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Oct2015
For immediate release Contact: Caroline Picker, Puente, media@puenteaz.org, 510-501-7276   What: Speak out against new Phoenix PD hires during City Council public comment Where: Phoenix City Council Chambers, 200 W Jefferson St. When: TODAY, Wednesday October 21 at 3pm Who:  Puente, concerned community members After voters approved Proposition 104 allocating more money for public transportation, ... Read More

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Oct2015
President Obama has called himself the "champion in chief" of immigration law reform, but there have been more deportations during his terms than any preceding president. 2.4 million at last count. And there's been an expansion of the entire detention system by nearly 47 percent in the last decade. Every ... Read More
bertha’s family

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Oct2015
Por Bertha Martinez Hace semanas que he estado viendo las noticias de lo que está pasando en Siria, viendo una y otra vez esa cruda y triste imagen de ese pobre bebe que perdió la vida ahogado, que en su escasa edad él y su familia buscaban ponerse a salvo de la guerra ... Read More

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Oct2015
Samantha When Samantha Perez was 15 years old, a family friend raped her. While the assault went undiscussed, the proof was growing inside of her: The Mexican-American teen was pregnant. Like many teens who see a plus sign on their pregnancy sticks, Perez was scared. Talking about the pregnancy would mean disclosing ... Read More
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