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Mon December 16, 2013
Politics

Today on Your Call: Why are so many people being deported?


On today’s next Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the alarming rate of deportations and prospects for immigration reform. Under President Obama, almost two million undocumented immigrants have been deported. Immigrant rights activists are taking part in nationwide demonstrations urging President Obama to stop the deportations? What explains this policy and what’s the status of immigration reform? Join the conversation and call in with your questions on Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:

Chris Newman, Legal Programs Director for the National Day Laborer Organizing Network

Anoop Prasad, staff attorney at Asian Americans Advancing Justice -Asian Law Caucus

Ju Hong, immigrant rights activist and a member of ASPIRE–Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights Through Education.

Web Resources:

National Day Laborer Organizing Network

Asian American Advancing Justice: We Will Not Be Used: Why the Deportation Crisis is an Asian Pacific Islander Issue

Huffington Post: More Protesters Arrested As Obama's Deportation Record Nears 2 Million

San Jose Mercury: S.F. State student who shouted at Obama has history of gutsy protests

Politico: Putting immigration on right path

Detention Watch Network

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