Thursday, July 1, 2004

  • Pakistani Immigrant Being Deported for Taking Pictures of NY Reservoir Speaks from Jail

    Ansarm

    Pakistani immigrant Ansar Mahmood, lost his final judicial appeal this week and is scheduled to be deported. He was first picked up in October 2001 for taking photographs of an upstate New York reservoir. No terror-related charges were ever filed against him but investigators found him in minor violation of immigration law. He joins us from prison where he has been held for nearly three years.

  • Pakistani Immigrant Married to U.S. Citizen Faces Deportation

    Ulvief

    Pakistani immigrant Faisal Ulvie, his American wife Nadine Young Ulvie and their lawyer Elizabeth Ouyang joins us in our firehouse studio to discuss their case. A judge will decide today whether Faisal must leave his family and return to Pakistan to apply for a visa–a process which would take at least 10 years. [includes rush transcript]

  • Over 400 Detained in Southern California Immigration Sweep

    Stopraids

    In the past month, immigration agents have arrested hundreds of undocumented workers and immigrants in Southern California in sweeps conducted well inside the US/Mexico border that are causing widespread fear and charges of racial profiling in local immigrant and Latino communities.