Skip to comments."Bring Them Home : Activists fight for return of longtime illegal immigrants
Posted on 03/13/2014 10:12:01 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
Amid the noisy cultural and political warfare waged over immigration reform, a quieter but no less compelling bit of protest has emerged.
This week, about 30 people -- most of them Latin-Americans who had been previously deported from the U.S. after living here for years -- marched to the Otay Mesa border crossing in San Diego County and told border inspectors they wanted asylum. The individuals were then taken to a detention center, where their fate now rests with an immigration judge.
Part of a new crusade called "Bring Them Home," the action is aimed at heaping negative attention on the Obama administration's deportation policy, which activists say is tearing apart the families of many otherwise law-abiding illegal immigrants. The protest comes at a critical juncture, when comprehensive immigration reform -- which would grant most illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship -- has stalled in the U.S. House of Representatives after passing the Senate last summer.
Among the protesters was a Honduran national from San Jose and a Mexican wife and mother from San Pablo who has been separated from her family for nearly three years -- including her son, a San Jose State student.
"The Obama administration maintains that its deportation policy has affected mostly immigrants convicted of crimes, but in the wake of the protests the president on Thursday issued a surprise call to re-evaluate its practices.
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Okay, just return them home to their country(ies) of origin! Problem solved!
I'm with you on that! I'll get behind the "Send Paco Packin" program.
I’m down with SPP!
I have a good idea: Illegals for liberals. For every illegal, one registered democrat in the US must live in Mexico.
“Leave them at home”
Well, I guess it IS transparent, at least for those that choose to see.
No negative adjectives I see.
Well, they had their amnesty in 1986. Secure the borders & punish those who hire illegals.
Why do Mexicans abandon their families?
Not “Bring Them Home”
SEND THEM HOME !!!!
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