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H.R.1176 To provide discretionary authority to an immigration judge to determine that an alien parent of a United States citizen child should not be ordered removed, d..., 110th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 19, 2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law.

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    I know the most recent action for this bill is as follows: "Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law." on Mar 19, 2007
  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary - Immigration and Border Security

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  • 88% of users support H.R.1176

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    • On November 11, 2009, by corina - Our immigration system is so broke that there shoul be done something about it. It is destroying many families and the life or our children is at stake. Just because a person makes a mistake doesn't mean to classify him/her and then deport. They paid with their time and money for it and shouldn't be deported. It is double jepordy. We are all citizens of this world. We all have the same rights. Our US born children suffer because of this. I am a US citizen with 2 born US citizens but my husband is a green card holder and because of that and a mistake he did couple of years ago and paid with 3 years and 10 months and still presently in the custody of ICE awayithng the decision of the immigration judge it is not fair to deport him. He has a family here in US, and we need his support. My children will be left without their father because of this immigration law that was passed in 1996. People stand up, it could be you next, think a little and put your selves in that families place.

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      As noted by corina, a user on OpenCongress.org, on November 11, 2009, "Our immigration system is so broke that there shoul be done something about it. It is destroying many families and the life or our children is at stake. Just because a person makes a mistake doesn't mean to classify him/her and then deport. They paid with their time and money for it and shouldn't be deported. It is double jepordy. We are all citizens of this world. We all have the same rights. Our US born children suffer because of this. I am a US citizen with 2 born US citizens but my husband is a green card holder and because of that and a mistake he did couple of years ago and paid with 3 years and 10 months and still presently in the custody of ICE awayithng the decision of the immigration judge it is not fair to deport him. He has a family here in US, and we need his support. My children will be left without their father because of this immigration law that was passed in 1996. People stand up, it could be you next, think a little and put your selves in that families place. "

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    • The Indypendent » Supporters of Detained Haitians Call for Obama ... - January 14, 2010 by The Indypendent - “Because of the tragedy that happened to Haiti, I could have been a widow today,” Montrevil's wife, Jani, said Wednesday. She spoke to a crowd of about 100 people who gathered under two large American flags that hung from the front of ...

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      As noted by The Indypendent on January 14, 2010, "“Because of the tragedy that happened to Haiti, I could have been a widow today,” Montrevil's wife, Jani, said Wednesday. She spoke to a crowd of about 100 people who gathered under two large American flags that hung from the front of ..." (http://www.indypendent.org/2010/01/15/supporters-of-detained-haitians-call-for-obama-to-halt-deporations/)
    • Seth Freed Wessler: Torn Apart by Deportation, Families Struggle ... - October 23, 2009 by The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com - Families are being torn apart by deportation at the treacherous intersection of immigration enforcement and the criminal justice system.

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      As noted by The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com on October 23, 2009, "Families are being torn apart by deportation at the treacherous intersection of immigration enforcement and the criminal justice system." (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/seth-freed-wessler/torn-apart-by-deportation_b_330204.html)
    • Sura´s Way: Torn Apart by Homeland Security, Immigrant Families ... - October 23, 2009 by Sura´s Way - Families are being torn apart by deportation at the treacherous intersection of immigration enforcement and the criminal justice system. By Julianne Hing In recent months, the Obama administration has announced plans to expand the ...

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      As noted by Sura´s Way on October 23, 2009, "Families are being torn apart by deportation at the treacherous intersection of immigration enforcement and the criminal justice system. By Julianne Hing In recent months, the Obama administration has announced plans to expand the ..." (http://surasway.blogspot.com/2009/10/torn-apart-by-homeland-security.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Immigrants fight for family values - July 25, 2007 by People's Weekly World - They demand passage of legislation such as HR 1176, the Child Citizen Protection Act, which would restore judges’ ability to take the impact on citizen ...

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      As noted by People's Weekly World on July 25, 2007, "They demand passage of legislation such as HR 1176, the Child Citizen Protection Act, which would restore judges’ ability to take the impact on citizen ..." (http://www.pww.org/article/articleview/11484/1/383)
    • US: Mandatory Deportation Laws Harm American Families - July 16, 2007 by Human Rights Watch (press release) - However, in January 2007, Congressman Jose Serrano introduced a bill (HR 1176), which would allow immigration judges to consider the interests of US citizen ...

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      As noted by Human Rights Watch (press release) on July 16, 2007, "However, in January 2007, Congressman Jose Serrano introduced a bill (HR 1176), which would allow immigration judges to consider the interests of US citizen ..." (http://hrw.org/english/docs/2007/07/18/usdom16402.htm)
    • Anatomy of an Incident: New Bedford Immigration Raid on Workers Rights - June 24, 2007 by Political Affairs Magazine, NY - Representative Jose Serrano’s Child Citizen Protection Act (HR 1176) is a start in this direction. 4. Repeal employer sanctions that are used to hurt ...

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      As noted by Political Affairs Magazine, NY on June 24, 2007, "Representative Jose Serrano’s Child Citizen Protection Act (HR 1176) is a start in this direction. 4. Repeal employer sanctions that are used to hurt ..." (http://www.politicalaffairs.net/article/articleview/5476/1/269/)
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