Deportation http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/33527/all en Britain blasts judges for 'ignoring' deportation rules http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/britain-blasts-judges-ignoring-deportation-rules <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Britain's interior minister slammed the judiciary on Sunday, accusing judges of "subverting" democracy by ignoring rules aimed at deporting more foreign criminals.</p> <p>Home Secretary Theresa May, writing in The Mail on Sunday newspaper, said some judges had chosen to "ignore parliament's wishes" by disregarding guidance making clear that convicted criminals' rights to a family life had limits.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/britain-blasts-judges-ignoring-deportation-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deportation Immigration Punishments Social Issues AFP Sun, 17 Feb 2013 05:30:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757947 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. returns kids to deported Mexican father's custody http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/us-returns-kids-deported-mexican-fathers-custody <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Sparta, North Carolina, Feb 19 (EFE).- A North Carolina judge decided Tuesday to return custody of three children to Mexican citizen Felipe Bautista Montes after a two-year legal battle that included his deportation and subsequent return to this country, along with lengthy court proceedings.</p> <p>"I feel exhausted," Montes told Efe upon emerging from the Alleghany County courthouse in Sparta. "Now I'm going to throw myself into getting my family ahead in Mexico. It was a long process, but I did it."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/us-returns-kids-deported-mexican-fathers-custody" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deportation Felipe Bautista Montes Immigration Law Punishments Agencia EFE Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:19:14 +0000 Agencia EFE 5767117 at http://www.globalpost.com Pro-immigrant center rejects deportation quotas http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/pro-immigrant-center-rejects-deportation-quotas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Chicago, Feb 15 (EFE).- Heartland Alliance's National Immigrant Justice Center rejected Friday practices attributed to immigration authorities to increase the number of deportees.</p> <p>The Chicago-based NIJC reacted to a story in USA Today citing internal memos and e-mails of Immigration and Customs Enforcement showing that agents were pressured into boosting their quotas of detentions and deportations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/pro-immigrant-center-rejects-deportation-quotas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deportation Immigration Punishments Agencia EFE Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:24:24 +0000 Agencia EFE 5767235 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ British government loses Abu Qatada deportation appeal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130327/urgent-british-government-loses-abu-qatada-deportation-appeal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The British government on Wednesday lost an appeal against a court decision to block the deportation of radical cleric Abu Qatada to Jordan, but said it would not give up its fight to remove him.</p> <p>"This is not the end of the road. Government remains determined to deport Abu Qatada," the Home Office, or interior ministry, said on Twitter after the Court of Appeal dismissed its challenge.</p> <p>ar/gj/mfp</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> Abu Qatada Deportation AFP Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:00:54 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5795208 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. deports Mexican-born war veterans for minor crimes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130408/us-deports-mexican-born-war-veterans-minor-crimes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Mexico City, Apr 8 (EFE).- About 1,000 Mexican nationals who served with the U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq and Vietnam have been deported to Mexico over the past few years for committing minor crimes, the daily Excelsior reported Monday.</p> <p>"In Tijuana (just across the border from San Diego, California) the presence of war veterans is growing, people trained in handling weapons and who oftentimes own several, which represents a risk," said the Mexican paper after noting that the situation recently sparked a protest at Playas de Rosarito.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130408/us-deports-mexican-born-war-veterans-minor-crimes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deportation Immigration Punishments War Agencia EFE Mon, 08 Apr 2013 19:31:33 +0000 Agencia EFE 5805876 at http://www.globalpost.com Little girl pleads with Immigration not to deport grandpa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130409/little-girl-pleads-immigration-not-deport-grandpa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Charlotte, North Carolina, Apr 9 (EFE).- The Mexican Eduardo Mireles, a youth soccer coach in North Carolina, is running out of time to avoid deportation, while his granddaughter pleads with immigration authorities not to deport her grandpa.</p> <p>"I don't want them to take him away from me, he's very good, he has been with me since I was born, he's company for me and I love him very much. Please, help me keep him with us," Sharytin Hernandez, 8, said tearfully.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130409/little-girl-pleads-immigration-not-deport-grandpa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deportation Eduardo Mireles Immigration Punishments Agencia EFE Tue, 09 Apr 2013 22:53:21 +0000 Agencia EFE 5808532 at http://www.globalpost.com Immigrant in N. Carolina wins reprieve from deportation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130422/immigrant-n-carolina-wins-reprieve-deportation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Charlotte, North Carolina, Apr 22 (EFE).- U.S. immigration authorities lifted a deportation order against Eduardo Mireles, an undocumented Mexican immigrant who coaches youth soccer teams in North Carolina.</p> <p>Vincent Picard, a spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, confirmed Monday to Efe that the agency decided to reopen the case and administratively close the voluntary deportation that a judge signed last December after an "exhaustive review."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130422/immigrant-n-carolina-wins-reprieve-deportation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deportation Immigration Law Agencia EFE Mon, 22 Apr 2013 19:01:50 +0000 Agencia EFE 5822552 at http://www.globalpost.com Immigration minister to look at deportation issue in wake of terror arrest http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/immigration-minister-look-at-deportation-issue-wake-terror-a <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>OTTAWA - Canada's immigration policy is being reviewed following revelations that one of the men charged in an alleged plot to attack a Via Rail train was ordered deported years ago — but was never removed because he is a stateless Palestinian.</p> <p>The federal immigration minister said Friday he wants to know what can be done when Canada wants to deport someone who has no home country.</p> <p>"(I) am having a briefing with officials to see if there was any way to work to still remove someone like this who allegedly is stateless," Jason Kenney said. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130429/immigration-minister-look-at-deportation-issue-wake-terror-a" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deportation Nationality Statelessness The Canadian Press Mon, 29 Apr 2013 20:02:49 +0000 The Canadian Press 5828017 at http://www.globalpost.com Labor, activists call on Obama to halt deportations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130513/labor-activists-call-obama-halt-deportations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Washington, May 13 (EFE).- Organized labor and activist groups asked President Barack Obama on Monday that he halt deportations of undocumented immigrants who would be eligible for legalization under bills pending in Congress.</p> <p>"The deportations must stop, and they must stop right now," Ana Avendaño, spokeswoman on immigration topics for the AFL-CIO, said in a teleconference.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130513/labor-activists-call-obama-halt-deportations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deportation Human migration Immigration Agencia EFE Mon, 13 May 2013 21:00:05 +0000 Agencia EFE 5837114 at http://www.globalpost.com Future top Mountie Paulson declared security certificate process 'off the rails' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130602/future-top-mountie-paulson-declared-security-certificate-pro <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>OTTAWA - On his way to becoming Canada's top cop, Bob Paulson told internal reviewers the national security certificate process for detaining suspected terrorists was "completely off the rails," newly released documents show.</p> <p>In an interview with an auditor examining the controversial program, Paulson, now RCMP commissioner, expressed concerns about excessive state secrecy in certificate proceedings.</p> <p>The national security certificate is a seldom-used tool for removing non-citizens suspected of terrorism or espionage from Canada.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130602/future-top-mountie-paulson-declared-security-certificate-pro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bob Paulson Business Canadian law Deportation Hospitality Law Politics Security certificate Social Issues War The Canadian Press Sun, 02 Jun 2013 19:32:45 +0000 The Canadian Press 5850370 at http://www.globalpost.com Activist to be deported after going to Mexico for funeral http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130610/activist-be-deported-after-going-mexico-funeral <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Denver, Jun 10 (EFE).- An undocumented Colorado activist will be deported to Mexico after attending her mother's funeral there and then attempting to return to the United States, according to the community organization Rights for All People.</p> <p>Jeanette Vizguerra Ramirez, ex-director of the organization, is being held in El Paso, Texas, awaiting deportation.</p> <p>Vizguerra gained attention in 2011 when hundreds of religious and pro-immigrant leaders marched through the streets of Denver asking federal authorities to intervene and stop her deportation.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130610/activist-be-deported-after-going-mexico-funeral" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deportation Immigration Punishments Agencia EFE Mon, 10 Jun 2013 21:38:33 +0000 Agencia EFE 5854681 at http://www.globalpost.com Immigration authorities: DREAM 9 qualify to request asylum http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130806/immigration-authorities-dream-9-qualify-request-asylum <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Tucson, Arizona, Aug 6 (EFE).- U.S. immigration authorities have determined that seven of the DREAM 9 activists detained in Arizona have grounds to fear persecution if they are returned to Mexico, representatives of the detainees said Tuesday.</p> <p>The National Immigrant Youth Alliance's Mohammed Abdolahi told Efe that they are shortly expecting to receive the same notification regarding the other two cases.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130806/immigration-authorities-dream-9-qualify-request-asylum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arizona SB Deportation Illegal immigration to the United States Agencia EFE Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:20:15 +0000 Agencia EFE 5904195 at http://www.globalpost.com Small group of activists protesting deportations chain themselves to White House, get arrested http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130918/small-group-activists-protesting-deportations-chain-themselv <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON - Police have arrested seven immigration activists who chained themselves to the White House fence to protest deportations under the Obama administration.</p> <p>The small group of protesters chanted "not one more" and demanded Obama halt deportations of immigrants in the U.S. illegally. Police warned the protesters several times before arresting them. U.S. Park Police say they were arrested for failure to obey a lawful order.</p> <p>Immigration activists have been pledging to use civil disobedience to press their message as immigration legislation remains stalled in Congress.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130918/small-group-activists-protesting-deportations-chain-themselv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Deportation Environment Health Law Politics The Canadian Press Wed, 18 Sep 2013 16:48:58 +0000 The Canadian Press 5937701 at http://www.globalpost.com Government defends security certificate process in high court submission http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130926/government-defends-security-certificate-process-high-court-s <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>OTTAWA - The federal government says suspected terrorists and spies detained under national security certificates do not have a right to full disclosure of information in the case against them.</p> <p>The federal arguments, filed in advance of a high court hearing next month, are a staunch defence of the controversial security certificate process — a rarely used immigration tactic that critics say is tantamount to a secret trial.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130926/government-defends-security-certificate-process-high-court-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Canadian law Deportation Hospitality Law Politics The Canadian Press Thu, 26 Sep 2013 20:37:19 +0000 The Canadian Press 5945851 at http://www.globalpost.com Government defends national security certificate system in Supreme Court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131010/mohamed-harkat-leads-challenge-national-security-certificate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>OTTAWA - The Conservative government "carefully crafted" changes to the national security certificate system that brought the rarely used tool for dealing with threats to Canada in line with the Constitution, says a federal lawyer.</p> <p>As a Supreme Court hearing on the controversial certificate system began Thursday, federal counsel Urszula Kaczmarczyk said the 2007 reworking allowed Mohamed Harkat of Ottawa, accused of terrorist ties, to know the case against him.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/131010/mohamed-harkat-leads-challenge-national-security-certificate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Canadian law Deportation Hospitality Law Mohamed Harkat Politics Security certificate The Canadian Press Thu, 10 Oct 2013 09:01:32 +0000 The Canadian Press 5956885 at http://www.globalpost.com