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  • Salvador Carranza
    Sal Carranza wrote: Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 14:54:09 -0500 From: Sal Carranza To: Salvador Carranza
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 29 8:48 PM
      Sal Carranza <scarranza@...> wrote:
      Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 14:54:09 -0500
      From: Sal Carranza <scarranza@...>
      To: Salvador Carranza <salcandresen@...>
      Subject: [Fwd: What Does Justice Look Like to You?]



      -------- Original Message --------
      Subject:What Does Justice Look Like to You?
      Date:Thu, 29 Mar 2007 15:43:45 -0400 (EDT)
      From:Stephanie Anderson <sanderson@...>
      Reply-To:Stephanie Anderson <sanderson@...>
      To:Salvador Carranza <scarranza@...>


      When the government locks up immigrants across the country without due process, does that match your vision of American values?
      On April 5th all across the country, thousands of your neighbors will be joining the Night of 1,000 Conversations to ask themselves that question as they work to restore due process to the immigration system -- and they want you to join them.  Find a conversation near you.
      With the introduction of an immigration bill in the House (the STRIVE Act), Congress will be addressing immigration reform this spring and summer.  Now is your chance to remind lawmakers that the government’s detention and deportation system must adhere to America’s core values of fairness and justice.
      Join thousands of people across the country on April 5th for the Night of 1,000 Conversations to restore due process to the immigration system.  Find a conversation near you.
      Do you need a recent example of how the government is denying due process, and threatening the freedom of all of us?  Check out these recent news articles:
      Immigrant still in jail, even though judge let him go free
      March 20, 2007 By MARK BROWN Sun-Times Columnist
      A Des Plaines man sits out of sight and out of mind in a Wisconsin jail nearly three years after federal authorities took him into custody. The criminal charges once pending against him have been dismissed. No new ones are expected.
      New tactic hastens deportations
      Posted on Tue, Mar. 27, 2007 By Alfonso Chardy McClatchy Newspapers
      MIAMI - A Colombian woman says immigration officials pressured her to sign a waiver so she would be deported without the benefit of a hearing in immigration court - even though she might qualify for a green card as a victim of domestic violence.  The case appears to be part of a new tactic immigration authorities are using in Operation Return to Sender to sway detained foreign nationals to sign forms that quicken expulsion without having to wait for hearings or appeals.
      He's trapped by old traffic stop
      Immigrant businessman held at border because of '89 drug ticket

      Posted: Feb. 12, 2007 By GEORGIA PABST
      Tomas Contreras got his green card as a permanent legal resident of the United States in 1964, when he was a child….But on Jan. 9, he was detained in Texas as he, his wife and a granddaughter returned from a visit in Sabinas Hidalgo, Mexico.  He's been held ever since, and it's not clear when he will be released.
      Join us on April 5th for the Night of 1,000 Conversations as we ask ourselves and our friends, family, and neighbors, "Do you think it’s time to restore due process to our immigration system?"  Find a conversation near you.
       
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