Blog Posts in October, 2010

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Woman Seeking Protection Facing Deportation

Maria Bolanos called officers about a domestic dispute, and now as a result she is facing deportation as she is an undocumented immigrant from El Salvador. She could possibly be separated from her ...

College Student Awaits Deportation

A City College of San Francisco student is reportedly awaiting deportation after he reportedly thought his tourist visa didn't expire until 2012. Steve Li came to the U.S. legally on a tourist visa, ...

Woman Receiving U.S. Citizenship after Learning English

A woman originally from Mexico is going to receive her U.S. citizenship after taking time to learn English in classes at an Adult Learning Center. She spent two years in the classes so that she could ...

Woman Finally a Citizen at 95

A woman in the Key Largo area has finally become a U.S. citizen at 95 years old. She came to the U.S. with her family 89 years ago, but never had any paperwork to prove who she was at the time. Now, ...

Argentinean Family Facing Deportation

In the Alpine, Utah area, an Argentinean family is reportedly facing deportation. The family's father was reportedly taken away by officers and put in jail as he is awaiting deportation. His family is ...

Gay Married Man Facing Deportation

Henry Velandia, who is a married gay man in a relationship with a U.S. citizen, is facing deportation despite his marriage. The man's legal same-sex marriage in Connecticut isn't recognized by the ...

Californians Oppose Deporting Illegal Immigrants

A study has shown that most Californians oppose deporting illegal immigrants. About 59% of voters have reported that illegal immigrants who have lived and working in the U.S. for at least two years ...

Court Saves Nigerian from Deportation

A California woman will be avoiding deportation back to Nigeria thanks to a court ruling. The woman was in fear of being tortured back in Nigeria as she has previously been raped and beaten there ...

Beaten Woman May Face Deportation

A woman who fled from El Salvador because of an abusive husband may be facing deportation from the United States. Irma Medrano illegally entered the U.S. 15 years ago because of the danger of her ...

Rapper Avoids Deportation

Bushwick Bill, one of the Geto Boys rappers, has been granted the right to remain in the U.S. despite facing deportation back to Jamaica. Bushwick Bill was arrested over alleged marijuana possession ...

Man Facing Deportation After Attack

A man who is originally from Bosnia-Herzegovina is reportedly facing deportation as he allegedly punched a woman in the face. It is being reported that there was no provocation for the incident and he ...

Deportation Orders Dismissed

Valquires Geraldes and her son had been in fear of deportation from the U.S. to Brazil as the matter had existed for more than 20 years. Her son reportedly has severe autism and learning disabilities. ...

Man’s Family Wants Him to Stay in Jail in Fear of Deportation

A man whose child was killed in a fire pit accident is now in jail on child abuse charges. However, his family hopes that he will not be released from jail as he could then be facing deportation. It ...

Trafficking Victims Subject to Deportation

U.S. officials are reporting that other countries are unfairly treating victims of human trafficking. It is being reported that many are detaining and deporting those victims. Countries reportedly use ...

Deportation Charges Dismissed

Some local immigration judges in the Houston area have been able to exercise discretion about throwing out some deportation cases. The judges are reportedly able to possibly throw out deportation ...

Tax Laws Making Green Cards Unappealing

According to reports, in India, U.S. green cards are becoming undesirable as the tax laws in the U.S. create many burdens. Now, many Indians are giving up their privileges to avoid being taxed on ...

Unalaska Immigrants Receive Citizenship

Thirty Unalaska immigrants have become U.S. citizens in a ceremony this fall. In order to become U.S. citizens, people in the group filed applications earlier this year, along with going through ...

Ethiopia Native Gets U.S. Citizenship

Ethiopia native Fikre Tesema was lucky enough to hit a special lottery a few years ago which has led him to becoming a U.S. citizen. He has a wife and three children who came along with him as he ...

Man Suing Over Deportation

A North Carolina man has suing the government for deporting him to Mexico as he was left there unable to care for himself due to his mental illness. Mark Lyttle was reportedly misidentified as an ...

Cuban Dissidents to Settle in U.S.

Washington is allowing for most of the 38 dissidents who were released from prison in Cuba to settle in the U.S. The Cuban political prisoners can now come to the U.S. to be eligible. The dissidents ...

Diplomat Seeks U.S. Asylum

A gay Saudi diplomat is currently seeking asylum in the U.S. as he believes he will likely face death if he returns home. Ali Ahmad Asseri was stationed at the Saudi consulate in Los Angeles and now ...

Dairy Farmers May Be Hiring Temporary U.S. Visa Holders

A new U.S. visa program may give dairy farmers the chance to hire workers through the H-2B temporary work visa program. The legislation would reportedly expand the program to include these farmers. At ...

University President Becoming U.S. Citizen

The president of Indiana University, Michael McRobbie, is going to become a U.S. citizen after 14 years of being at the school originally from Australia. McRobbie will take the citizenship oath during ...

Baseball Player Receive Visa to Work in U.S.

Carlos Martinez, of the Cardinals, has obtained a work visa which will allow him to play baseball in the United States. He will now be able to fulfill his $1.5 million contract with the team. Martinez ...

Mother of Three-Month-Old Hopes to Stay in U.S.

A Guatemalan woman who is in the U.S. under political asylum is hoping to stay in the U.S. to raise her three-month-old son. She was recently granted a one-month reprieve from deportation and has ...
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