WEEKEND EDITION

all stories tagged "ICE"


Margarita Almaraz, second right, and Alfonso Mejia, left, embrace their two daughters, Ashanti, center, and Ashley upon their arrival at the airport in Mexico City, Monday, July 18, 2011. The parents were deported from the United States  in 2009 after being caught without proper documents and could not get visas to appear to testify before U.S. courts for their daughters custody hearings but their lawyer convinced a court in Chester County, Pennsylvania, to accept the testimony via Skype. It is the first time a U.S. court has allowed testimony in a custody case to be made over the Web via Skype according to their lawyers. AP Photo/Marco Ugarte.
Sasha Chavkin for New York World  |  November 17, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
A recent reports says a growing number of children in New York City have been put in foster care after their undocumented parents were detained or deported.
About Us    Contact Us    The MetroFocus Team   Mobile   WNET Pressroom   Privacy Policy    Terms of Service

Ford FoundationMutual of America

Funders

MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, the Ford Foundation, Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Charlotte and David Ackert, Jody and John Arnhold, Betty and John Levin, and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation. Corporate funding is provided by Mutual of America.
© 2014 WNET    All Rights Reserved.    825 Eighth Avenue    New York, NY 10019