Tag: ICE

What Is It Like to Practice Immigration Law in 2019?

Oct 3, 2019

I am asked almost daily what it’s like to be an immigration attorney. Before this administration, immigration law lived in the background. Many people didn’t even think about immigration as a specific...

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How to Prepare for Possible ICE Sweeps

Jun 25, 2019

President Trump postponed the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) sweep that he announced would take place last weekend in 10 major American cities including New Orleans. Since he tied the delay...

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New Orleans Advocate Reveals Louisiana's Investment in Immigrant Detention

May 10, 2019

Today, The New Orleans Advocate featured a story that investigates the financial incentives that have prompted sheriffs’ offices in Louisiana to work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to ...

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Cantrell Launches Office of Human Rights and Equity in New Orleans

May 8, 2019

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell signed an Executive Order that created an Office of Human Rights and Equity on March 20, 2019. The order acknowledges that “after 300 years, many residents still face...

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Tell the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office to End Agreement with ICE

Apr 22, 2019

The Baton Rouge Immigrants’ Rights Coalition has started an online petition asking the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office (EBRSO) to end an agreement with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that...

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What The Shutdown Means for Immigration

Dec 23, 2018

What happens to my case now that the government is shut down? It depends on what kind of case you have and where the case is in process. Many different agencies play a part in the immigration process ...

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Businesses Need to Prepare for I-9 Audits

Jul 20, 2018

In May, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that its Homeland Security Investigations division had been busy. In a press release, it said: From Oct. 1, 2017, through May 4, HSI ...

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Family-Based Immigration Good News, ICE Raid Bad News Overshadowed by Sessions

Jun 19, 2018

Right now, the outrage over the separation of families trying to enter the United States from Mexico—legally (despite Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ assertions to the contrary) and illegally&md...

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Trump Administration Calls Undocumented Immigrants Animals, Criminals

May 21, 2018

One of the disturbing elements of the Trump Administration’s handling of immigration is its speed with which it brands undocumented immigrants “criminals.” Multiple studies show that the relationship ...

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What To Do If You Encounter ICE

May 18, 2018

Accounts of ICE raids are becoming common around the country, and there are stories of recent ICE activities in Orleans and Jefferson parishes. So far though, fears of a mass raid appear to be overblo...

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