Archive for November, 2012

News Round Up In-Brief

November 17, 2012 Leave a comment

U.S. News

  • In one month, approvals under the Obama administration’s deferred action program increased from 4,591 to 53,273.
  • In Texas, the Hidalgo County prosecutor is seeking a grand jury investigation of the Texas Department of Public Safety for its permissive shooting-at-vehicles policy. On October 25, a state trooper shot at a truck he allegedly thought was involved in drug trafficking, killing two young immigrant men who were lying in the truck’s bed.
  • A new report by the Detention Watch Network highlights ten detention centers it believes are the worst in the U.S. for treatment of detainees. A vigil was held outside one of the centers, Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia, on Friday, November 17.   Read more…

News Round Up In-Brief

November 1, 2012 Leave a comment

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