In a major victory, MIT janitor Francisco Rodriguez-Guardado is being released from jail this week, his immigration attorneys said Wednesday afternoon.
Lawyers for Francisco Rodriguez-Guardado filed an emergency motion Monday morning in federal appeals court in Boston seeking his immediate release from jail because immigration authorities can no longer “reasonably foresee” his deportation.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver has granted a stay of removal from the country to Francisco Rodriguez-Guardado, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology custodian, for the duration of his case, which will run “at least into the summer.”
Riders of the T, commuter rail and buses should be able to forget about their Charlie Cards by the spring of 2020, instead of simply taking advantage of a revamped system to merely tap their credit card or smartphone for access.
Appeals courts have ordered that Francisco Rodriguez-Guardado, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology custodian, cannot be deported from the country until at least Dec. 7, blocking attempts by immigration authorities to send him to El Salvador this week.
The committee vowed to do ’anything in our power to protect the ‘Dreamers’ among us,” following a motion by Mayor E. Denise Simmons, using a nickname for the nearly 800,000 young people granted temporary legal U.S. residency via an Obama-era program.
No one knows or understands what the end of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals will look like, and fear is growing among 800,000 potentially deportable children and young adults across the United States and 7,800 of these American “Dreamers” locally.
Cambridge police have scrapped a policy, perhaps temporarily, allowing officers to hold suspects who are undocumented immigrants past the time they should have been released solely to cooperate with a “detainer” request from immigration enforcement officers.
The immigrants coming to America now are no different than those who came three generation ago. Yet if Donald Trump had been president in 1895, “Papa” would not have been able to come to America. His Italian-American descendants wouldn’t be here as a result.
The Police Department is reassessing its policy on cooperating with federal immigration officers after the Supreme Judicial Court ruled locals have no authority to hold undocumented immigrants for extra time solely because of a “detainer” request.