Tag Archives: immigration and customs enforcement

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An American friend: A visitation program for immigration detainees

Detention Dialogues is the first immigration detention visitation program in California. Each week one of 40 trained volunteers visits detainees, mostly from Central and Latin America. Their hope is to bridge the gap of isolation...
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger greets California National Guard troops during a visit to the border in San Diego County on Aug. 18, 2010. About 250 California Guard members will work with Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents along the border for a year. Photo by The National Guard via Flickr Creative Commons.

Oakland group asks for migrants’ protection on International Migrants Day

Twenty years ago the United Nations General Assembly accepted a new international agreement that sought the safety and security of migrants worldwide—the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members...