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Immigration news: Oregonians rally at border, immigration courts overwhelmed nationwide
| March 10,2014
| y Andrea Castillo
Posted on 03/11/2014 12:50:52 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
Liliana Luna stood about 30 feet from the United States border, watching as a group of 34 undocumented deportees attempted to cross back into the country from Mexico.
Standing on a bridge at the Otay Mesa point of entry, Luna could still make out the caps and gowns many of the immigrants wore, a symbol of their past as students in the U.S.
Luna, an immigrant rights activist from Hillsboro, was brought to the country illegally at age 15. Now 23, she holds temporary permission under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
With seven other immigrants and allies from Oregon, Luna has been at the California border since Thursday to support at least 150 deportees attempting to cross throughout this week. Many had "self-deported," meaning they voluntarily returned to their home countries because of challenging legal structures, such as not being able to get a driver's license or pay in-state college tuition. The border crossing effort is part of the Bring Them Home project led by the National Immigrant Youth Alliance to unite families separated by record deportations under the Obama administration. Nearly 2 million immigrants have been deported since the president took office. Luna said around 200 supporters gathered at the border by 11:30 a.m., and the 34 undocumented immigrants crossed by 12:30 p.m. Supporters rallied and chanted phrases including "Bring them home" and "Déjenlos pasar," which means "Let them cross."
After crossing, the immigrants turned themselves in to border patrol officers, Luna said. Agents detained them and their cases are now being processed, she said. Next, they could either be sent to different immigration holding centers or released,
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; immigration; mexico
depending on whether they can demonstrate a "credible fear" of persecution or torture if not granted asylum...Nothing but lies and gaming the system. They have nothing to fear.They are more interested in showing they can get citizenship by making demands and jumping ahead of others.Odd how they be in Mexico for weeks seeing family,looking up old friends, after vacation,oh yeah "credible fear" of persecution or torture if not granted asylum.Obama releasing illegals encourages them to go ahead and cross over.Obama lower the standards for asylum..And here..Many had "self-deported," meaning they voluntarily returned to their home countries because of challenging legal structures, such as not being able to get a driver's license or pay in-state college tuition...In Mexico non citizens cannot have the above.Mexican citizens can get free college. They want it here.I want to be dr or lawyer college courses costing hundreds of thousands of dollars and they want it free of charge...And this illegal killed two children, hit and run-took off not caring about the kids she hit.But reminds us how imortant her family is.She had her bf wash the suv to get ridof all the evidence...The judge gives her 3 years probation,250 hours of community service.The local pastor,family,friends all claim what a wonderful person she is and she should be allowed to stay in thiscountry. read it here.....http://www.oregonlive.com/forest-grove/index.ssf/2014/03/ruling_pending_after_immigrati.html....Illegals do get special treatment.If one of us ran over her two kids every supporter would demand we be locked up for years and we would have lawsuits filed demanding everything we own...and all our money
[Illegal Alien] Liliana Luna stood about 30 feet from the United States border, watching as a group of 34 undocumented deportees
[Illegal Aliens] attempted to
[Illegally] cross back into the country from Mexico.
posted on 03/11/2014 12:57:48 PM PDT
by Iron Munro
(Albert Einstein: The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
To: Iron Munro
Can we not escort her back as well instead of giving her a job?
>> Many had “self-deported,”
Good. Enter the US and be arrested.
posted on 03/11/2014 1:18:00 PM PDT
(How modern liberals think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c)
Oregon shares a border with Mexico?
posted on 03/11/2014 1:20:18 PM PDT
(Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
Of course it does. Have you never visited the neighboring Mexican cities of San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego?
posted on 03/11/2014 1:24:21 PM PDT
(The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.)
posted on 03/11/2014 1:26:29 PM PDT
(Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
Many had "self-deported," meaning they voluntarily returned to their home countries because of challenging legal structures, such as not being able to get a driver's license or pay in-state college tuition.
They self-deported because of driver's licenses and college tuition? How stupid do they think we are?
posted on 03/11/2014 1:52:10 PM PDT
by Cyber Liberty
(H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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