Filipino woman allegedly abused by her employers pleads to stop her family’s deportation from Canada
- Migrante Alberta and the supporters of a Filipino mother and her six-year-old daughter who require special medical attention plead with the federal government to stop their deportation from Canada.
- Evangeline Cayanan, who entered Canada in 2010 as a temporary foreign worker, lost her work permit and became undocumented in 2015 after she reported two of her employers for harassment and discrimination and was fired from her job.
- Her daughter, McKenna, was born in the same year, but her applications to renew her work permit were rejected.
- McKenna was diagnosed with severe ADHD and other medical conditions. Cayanan fears her 6-year-old daughter will not have the same healthcare access in the Philippines.
- A petition to call on Ministers Marco Mendicino and Sean Fraser to stop their deportation and grant them permanent resident status has been organized by Migrante Alberta. It has now garnered nealy 3,000 signatures as of this writing.
Supporters of a Filipino mother and her 6-year-old daughter who requires special medical attention are pleading with the federal government to stop their deportation from Canada.
Evangeline Cayanan, who entered Canada in 2010 as a temporary foreign worker, is set to be deported to the Philippines with her Canadian citizen daughter, McKenna Rose, on July 8.
42-year-old Vietnamese refugee ready for deportation after being behind bars since he was 15 in Hong Kong
A 42-year-old Vietnamese refugee who was jailed as a 15-year-old boy in Hong Kong has given up efforts to fight deportation, as the move appears to be his only shot at freedom.
Sentencing: Vo Van Hung was sentenced to life after killing another refugee in 1994. Though he finished serving his reduced sentencing in 2016 under a legislative amendment, he remains in detention due to his status as an illegal immigrant, according to the Hong Kong Free Press.
A proposed bipartisan bill aimed at giving so-called “Documented Dreamers” a path to permanent residency hit a roadblock on Sunday after Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough ruled against including immigration reforms in Democrats’ $3.5 trillion, 10-year spending plan.
Rare bipartisan support: Last week, Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., unveiled the “America’s Children Act” legislation that aims to grant children of long-term visa holders a means to apply for their own green card, the New York Times reported.
A petition with nearly 2,000 signatures is asking California Gov. Gavin Newsom to directly pardon a man facing imminent deportation to Vietnam next week.
Who’s being deported: Lam Hong Le, 52, was detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) at the Yuba County Jail before being released on deportation proceedings.
A Khmu American man who was incarcerated for over two decades before being held for deportation has been released by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) this week.
Bounchan Keola, 39, grew up in Richmond, California after his family fled Laos as refugees from the Vietnam War.
Kao Saelee was supposed to be released last month after serving 22 years in prison, but he was transferred instead to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for deportation, according to the Guardian.
Paying his debts to society: Saelee, who was jailed for a robbery case from his youth, not only served his sentence but also worked as an incarcerated firefighter for California in 2018 and 2019.
International students enrolled at U.S. institutions that will hold classes solely online this fall are at risk of being deported, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said on Monday.
The regulation primarily applies to nonimmigrant F-1 students, who pursue academic coursework, and M-1 students, who pursue vocational coursework.
Hmong and Lao immigrants with standing deportation orders could soon be out of the U.S. as talks between the Trump administration and the government of Laos continue.
The plan, confirmed by federal State Department officials on Monday, first made headlines last week after Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN-4) voiced opposition in a letter to Secretary Mike Pompeo.
A Cambodian American man has returned to his home in California five years after self-deporting to Cambodia in response to alleged threats from federal agents who had no clue of his U.S. citizenship.
Sok Loeun, 35, was convicted of possessing marijuana in 2012 — a felony that initiated the revocation of his legal residency status.
Advocates representing Cambodian Americans and supporters from across the United States are protesting the recent arrest of two refugees who fled Cambodia decades ago.
Saman Pho, a 43-year-old construction worker and father of four from Oakland and Sakun Phok, a grandfather in San Jose, were reportedly ordered to report to U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement on Sansome Street on Thursday morning.
In her search for a better life, Julita Bartolome left the Philippines to work as a maid in the United States back in 1988.
Over 30 years later, the 66-year-old wife of a pastor in Mount Prospect, Illinois was deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement back to her native country.
As the Trump administration gears up for immigration raids across the country after July 4, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) is expected to deport more immigrants in the fiscal year 2019 than it did in 2018.
President Donald Trump made the threat to launch the nationwide roundup last month, which involves ICE agents getting set to round up about 2,000 people in 10 cities, including Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago and Baltimore.