Immigration Newsletter

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Why NY/NJ ICE is not abbreviated NICE

This story should not surprise anyone who remembers the news photograph of Elian Gonzalez. Still it is a story that the average American probably hasn't heard.

From the NY Times:
Report Says Immigration Agents Broke Laws and Agency Rules in Home Raids

By NINA BERNSTEIN
Published: July 21, 2009
Armed federal immigration agents have illegally pushed and shoved their way into homes in New York and New Jersey in hundreds of predawn raids that violated their own agency rules as well as the Constitution, according to a study to be released on Wednesday by the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

click the title to go to the full story in NYT

or click here for the NY Daily News: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/bronx/2009/07/23/2009-07-23_study_shows_immigration_and_customs_enforcement_raids_leave_dissenters_cold.html