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Trib reports on Jack Harwell Detention Center in Waco

Commissioners OK jail contract without talk of ICE By Regina Dennis Tribune-Herald staff writer Wednesday December 28, 2011 The McLennan County Commissioners Court renewed an agreement Tuesday with the private company managing the Jack Harwell Detention Center without discussing recent … Continue reading

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Waco Human Rights/ Immigrant Rights Vigil

Waco Human Rights Vigil Highlighting Immigration Detention The vigil was a great success! It took place Saturday, December 10th 2011 in downtown Waco at Heritage Square. Thank you to Grassroots Leadership and Texans United for Families for traveling the distance … Continue reading

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Here we go…

UPDATE: Monica told Ms. Warder that Naz was going to accept the offer, even though we’re still praying for her to have a change of heart and see that it makes more sense to keep him on probation like he … Continue reading

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Better..but not BEST

Just got a call from Monica Saenz, one of our lovely attorneys. Ms. Janice Warder [the D.A. in Cooke County] has returned her call. Monica tried to reason with her, telling all about Naz’s recovery, his heart for our community, … Continue reading

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Oct 21st Details

I hope that all of you have heard that the hearing is at 1pm on Friday (not 9am any more since it was rescheduled from original Oct 3 date). Our attorney spoke to the clerk at the court and she … Continue reading

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Favor, Love, & Waiting

First off, I want to give a wholehearted “Thank You!” to the 30+ people that showed up to support Naz (and me) for his Final Hearing– from new acquaintances to long time friends and family. Also, those who joined in … Continue reading

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Naz’s Story gets International Media Attention

While many American industries are slowing down, the private prison industry is booming. Much of that is attributed to their lobbying efforts, which some say create the condition for mass incarceration. ¬≠The private prison lobby has had major influence in … Continue reading

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$735 sitting in a box

So listen. I have 39 incredibly soft, good-looking t-shirts sitting in a box that were made for you. Yes, you right there, reading this now. Unless you have already experienced this t-shirt goodness and own a FREE NAZ shirt or … Continue reading

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An Update Long Overdue!

Immigration Policy Change, Naz’s NEW court date, Final Hearing at Pearsall, RT News, Huffington Post, oh my! -First, Policy Change: Many of you have asked me how the new policy change announced by President Obama will affect Naz’s case. (Thank … Continue reading

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Our Story in The Huffington Post and MyCuentame.org

I wrote a guest blog for mycuentame.org, thanks to Iliana Sosa! And Elise Foley at Huffington Post wrote a story that featured Naz and I. Click on the screenshots below to read the full stories!!

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