Quantcast elsemanario.net
Thursday, January 29, 2015, videos Videos Photos Photos rss RSS
Home Advertise Contact Us Opinions Contests Subscription Weather Events Member of HDN Español
Recomended Links:    Advertise with Us  |  CAREER OPPORTUNITIES NOW  |  Consumer Tips  |    
City
Education
Economics
Immigration
Chispa
National News
International News
Health
Travel
From the Editor
Publisher's Note
Whitehouse Updates
Sports
Local News
Cover Story
Environment
State
Username:
Password.
Forgot your password?
Register
Classifieds
More
 
Font Size Menos Texto
Posted on 03-24-2011
Rate this article
Bookmark and Share
Abused and Deported: Immigrant Women Face Double Disgrace


By Pilar Marrero

this list doesn’t seem to have much effect," said Orloff.
"What we ask is that ICE is committed to ensuring that the person arrested is not the victim. Otherwise, this kind of program becomes very dangerous."
In any case, the effect is to create more fear among women of the police than of the abusers themselves, said Judy London, an attorney with Public Counsel in Los Angeles.
"Ultimately, what concerns us most is not that there are many cases of this, but that it creates fear in the community ... this has definitely damaged the trust between police and the community," said London.
In fact, as a result of cases like that of María Bolaños, some organizations that help battered women are recommending that they don’t call the police, and instead try to call someone else first.
Translated by Elena Shore
© 2011 New America Media
<- Back | 1 | 2 | 3 |

  
 
Your Opinion
Top Stories
Working families need affordable childcare
camara In his State of the Union this week, President Obama announced that his upcoming budget plan will include a new tax credit to cover the costs of child care of up to $3,000 per child per year for families with incomes under $120,000 a year. Calling affordable, high-quality childcare “not a ...
Mortgage servicers still violating guidelines
camara Nearly one year ago, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) introduced rules for mortgage servicers designed to end predatory practices that have cost countless families their homes. The new servicing standards made home-saving loan modifications more available and laid the groundwork ...
Serving to heal the weary soles of migrants
camara Feet are a symbolic part of practically every migrant’s story: They literally carry their owner's weight along the length of an exhausting journey. And in the Mexican border city of Juárez, one man has made it his mission to care for this particular body part. Jorge Gutiérrez calls himself “El ...
The front lines of climate change
camara With melting glaciers, extreme storms and unprecedented droughts, Latin America is on the front lines of climate change. Yet the region is also an innovator of low carbon efforts and in recent years several countries in the region have shown their willingness to act on climate with emission ...
"Our Community Our Partners"
   PDF Version
 
Channels
City
Education
Economics
Immigration
Chispa
National News
International News
Health
Travel
From the Editor
Publisher's Note
Whitehouse Updates
Sports
Local News
Cover Story
Environment
State

Advertise
HDN Internet
This Publication - Internet
This Publication - Print Version

Contact Us
HDN
El Semanario
Staff

Opinions
Columnists
Editorials
Reader's Letters
e-mail the Editor

Subscription

Weather

Events

Member of HDN

Español

About Us

Subscription

Contact Us

News Archive

Copyright

Copyright 2015, El Semanario. This site is powered by Hispanic Digital Network(TM)
  Logo