Tag: ICE

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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Court Rules DOJ Can't Withhold Grant Money to Force "Sanctuary City" Compliance

Apr 20, 2018

unsplash-logoFerdinand StöhrThe Trump Administration’s efforts to stop “sanctuary cities” ran into another legal roadblock Thursday when the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago upheld a nati...

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Citizenship Question on Census Threatens Immigrants

Mar 30, 2018

The Trump Administration’s plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has met resistance, and 12 states have announced plans to sue to stop it from being added. The concern is that the ...

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ACLU Files Lawsuit to Keep Detained Immigrant Families Together

Mar 12, 2018

The cover story of Time this week takes a deep dive into immigration officials separating the families of undocumented immigrants. Families of undocumented immigrants that are taken into custody are k...

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How Does the Shutdown Affect Immigration?

Jan 22, 2018

The government shutdown that began Friday at midnight will affect the administration of immigration law, but not as much as some might expect. Because US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) i...

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