Immigrant Rights Activists Rally to Protest Deportation of Cambodian Refugees for Decades-Old Crimes

Roughly 100 immigrant rights activists gathered on the steps of Boston’s federal immigration courthouse on Monday in protest of the Trump administration’s recent efforts to deport Cambodian refugees with criminal convictions.

Organizers argue that many are facing deportation from convictions stemming from long ago legal matters—sometimes decades old—that have since been resolved. Their sentences served, they are now productive members of their communities and have been for some time.

In full: https://www.newsweek.com/immigrant-rights-activists-rally-protest-deportation-cambodian-refugees-decades-old-crimes-1462196

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