Colorado Springs Immigrant Seeks Sanctuary To Avoid Deportation During Gov’t Shutdown
El Salvadoran citizen Miguel Ramirez Valiente has taken sanctuary in Colorado Springs’ All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church as a shield against deportation while the government shutdown continues. He has lived in the church for almost a week.
Ramirez Valiente, whose wife and children are all U.S. citizens, said he did not receive a mail notification of a court date for his case. The missed court date resulted in his deportation order. Despite an enormous backlog, the lapse in government agency funding has crimped the processing and adjudication of immigration hearings nationwide…
Fact Check: Is illegal immigration Linked to More or Less Crime?
President Donald Trump said it’s “not true” that immigrants in the U.S. illegally are “safer than the people that live in the country,” providing several crime statistics he claimed represented the “toll of illegal immigration.” Sen. Bernie Sanders made the opposite claim, saying: “I understand that the crime rate among undocumented people is actually lower than the general population.”
ICE arrests 98 people during a 10-day operation targeting criminal aliens, immigration fugitives
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