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A guide to the fight to keep Syed Jamal, arrested by ICE, in the U.S.

Signs of support are held at a "Free Syed" rally at the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church in Kansas City Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. ICE arrested Syed Ahmed Jamal, a native of Bangladesh, in January.
Signs of support are held at a "Free Syed" rally at the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church in Kansas City Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. ICE arrested Syed Ahmed Jamal, a native of Bangladesh, in January. jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials arrested Syed Ahmed Jamal in his Lawrence front yard on Jan. 24 while he was taking his daughter to school.

  

Kansas chemistry instructor arrested by ICE while taking his daughter to school

Jamal, who is from Bangladesh, has lived in the U.S. for 30 years and has three U.S.-citizen children. (Click to keep reading)

 

Kansas chemist arrested by ICE likely to be deported under Trump’s policy

As support builds for Jamal, his attorney says chances are slim that he can be spared from deportation. (Click to keep reading)

 

How Syed Ahmed Jamal's story spread — and where it might go

Social media swiftly spread awareness of Jamal’s arrest by ICE and possible deportation to Bangladesh. (Click to keep reading)

While on plane to Hawaii, Kansas chemist granted new stay of removal

A judge denied a stay for Syed Ahmed Jamal on Monday, Feb. 12. By late afternoon, Jamal had been granted a new stay of removal by the Board of Immigration Appeals. But he was already en route to Hawaii. (Click to keep reading)

Editorial: Why are we deporting scientists like this Kansas chemistry instructor?

Arrests at the border are down. But unfortunately, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents are now deporting more non-criminals like Syed Ahmed Jamal. (Click to keep reading)

 

New norm: ICE arrests hundreds of non-criminal immigrants every day

The back-and-forth case of Syed Jamal reflects how arrests and detention are occurring under stepped-up enforcement of immigration laws. (Click to keep reading)

 

Kansas Republican introduces bill to keep Syed Jamal in U.S.

U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins has introduced legislation intended to allow Jamal to stay in the country. (Click to keep reading)

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