Wednesday, November 24, 2004

A Child is left behind when a mother is deported

The New York Times reports on its front page the plight of a mother who was deported out of the U.S. to her native Hondorus leaving her American husband and daughter behind. One of the bedrocks of U.S. immigration policy has been to maintain family ties. However, the Department of Homeland Security has all but eliminated discretion on the part of immigration officers before ordering deportations. more...>