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A Senior Justice Department Official Believes Children As Young As 3 Can Represent Themselves In Immigration Court

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Jack Weil, a Virginia-based senior official in the U.S. Justice Department, shocked many in his testimony in a Seattle federal court by repeatedly arguing that young children as young as 3 or 4 can be taught to represent themselves in immigration court.  Weil was deposed by the ACLU after the Justice Department recommended …

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Medical Negligence At ICE Detention Centers Lead To Death And Suicide

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In a horrifying report titled “Fatal Neglect: How ICE Ignores Death In Detention” released Thursday by the American Civil Liberties Union, Detention Watch Network, and National Immigrant Justice Center, facts seem to show that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency does not meet basic standards to sustain human life at their detainment …

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Los Angeles Schools Ban ICE Agents — No Raids On Campus

mmigrant rights activists protest in front of the White House in December ahead of deportation sweeps. (Shawn Thew / EPA)

In a unanimous vote by the school board of the Los Angeles Unified School District on Tuesday, immigration agents will be barred from conducting their raids on school campuses.  The vote was held after immigrant parents spoke out that they distrusted the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and were afraid to send their …

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