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Feds reducing deportation risk for many undocumented immigrants

Feds reducing deportation risk for many undocumented immigrants
September 10, 2010 --
As the Obama administration tries to increase the number of criminals it deports, it’s lowering the risk of deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants who’ve lived in the country for long periods without committing crimes. The new approach might also undermine a controversial program that allows several metro Atlanta sheriffs to detain and process illegal immigrants for deportation.

Sept. 7

September 7, 2010 --

Federal court vacancies in Atlanta remain unfilled Disclosure on late Warner Robins mayor’s funds long overdue Few use tracking tool to verify immigrants

Cobb deportation drive: Enforcing the law, or isolating immigrants?

October 13, 2009 --

The Cobb County sheriff’s deportation efforts have undermined law enforcement work in immigrant communities and refocused police attention to traffic violations and other minor crimes, the ACLU says in a report issued Monday. Since it comes from the ACLU, many of you will automatically dismiss this report, titled “Terror and Isolation in Cobb.” I’m posting […]

June 11

June 11, 2009 --

4 Ga. schools investigated for possible CRCT cheating Emory psychiatrist reprimanded over outside work Private prisons for immigrants lack accountability, oversight Fayette commissioner asked to resign over pot charge