High deporation rate to be discussed (KXAN)

High deporation rate to be discussed
Report: Texas’ rate is higher than Arizona

Published : Monday, 23 Aug 2010, 10:28 AM CDT

AUSTIN (KXAN) – The Texas Civil Rights Project and two immigration lawyers will hold a press conference Monday at 11 a.m. to discuss a new report which indicates a higher deportation rate for undocumented immigrants with no criminal records than that of the noted sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, Joe Arpaio.

Attorneys Jackie Watson and Edna Yang of American Gateway will talk at the office of TCRP, 1405 Montopolis Dr.

The report was issued by Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law , Center for Constitutional Rights, and the National Day Laborer Organizing Network.