Before their attempt to re-enter the U.S. through the Morley Gate Port of Entry in Nogales, these nine Dreamers participated in a prayer circle in a restaurant. The nine were detained and eventually released.
Before their attempt to re-enter the U.S. through the Morley Gate Port of Entry in Nogales, Sonora, nine "Dreamers" participate in a prayer circle in a restaurant near the port. The nine were detained in their attempt.
A detainee found guilty of felony second-degree robbery and countless convictions for prostitution and solicitation for lewd conduct was among more than 300 people Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Phoenix released in February as part of a nationwide operation to save money.
The release of illegal immigrants from detention in anticipation of budget cuts created a new hurdle for the new-found momentum for comprehensive immigration reform, politicians on both sides of the aisle say.