Tag Archives: ICE

Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration – as of 1/26/2017

Yesterday President Trump signed two executive orders that are intended to follow through on his campaign promises to build a wall along the Mexican border and deport millions of so called “illegal immigrants.” These orders address a wide range of … Continue reading

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What Happens To A Child After A Parent Is Deported?

The reports show that even parents of U.S. citizens are among thousands of undocumented immigrants being expelled from the United States each year.  While ICE will typically not detain individuals who are the primary caretakers of US born children (unless … Continue reading

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Recent ICE Raids

At the start of the year, the Obama administration launched a large scale effort targeting recent immigrants who have already been ordered to leave the country. More than 120 adults and children have already been apprehended in raids conducted in … Continue reading

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DUI as Immigration Enforcement Priority

There are many reasons not to drink and drive, and now there is one more. Not only drinking and driving can put you in jail, but now those who are not U.S. citizens can end up getting deported for it … Continue reading

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Deferred Action for Immigrant Youth

The Obama administration recently announced that it will offer relief from deportation for young immigrants who were brought to USA as minors, and meet specified precise requirements. Thus the announcement temporarily eliminates the possibility of deportation for youths who would qualify … Continue reading

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DHS’s New Enforcement Priorities

In the June 17, 2011 so called “Morton Memo” on Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion, and a subsequent question and answer guide (FAQ) regarding the Obama Administration and Department of Homeland Security (DHS)  August 18 announcement, DHS has made clear that its highest enforcement priorities … Continue reading

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5 Things Every Undocumented* Person Living in U.S. Should Know

Stay out of trouble with the law. Certain criminal activities will automatically result in police reporting you to immigration authorities. Also, convictions for some crimes will certainly make it harder to get legal status in the future, if not downright … Continue reading

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