Monthly archives for April, 2009

After Losing Freedom, Some Immigrants Face Loss of Custody of Their Children

By GINGER THOMPSON CARTHAGE, Mo. — When immigration agents raided a poultry processing plant near here two years ago, they had no idea a little American boy named Carlos would be swept up in the operation. One of the 136 illegal immigrants detained in the raid was Carlos’s mother, Encarnación Bail Romero, a Guatemalan. A…

Immigration Reform Letter to President Barack Obama

Colleagues: It has taken some time but finally we are ready for our next steps. I am writing to give you follow-up on the immigration letter some of you signed some time ago. I appreciate you doing this in solidarity and out of a sense of friendship. I also appreciate that you all responded so quickly…

ACT Class 5 – Jose Humphreys & Luis Alvarez