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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that Democratic leaders have reached an agreement with the Trump administration to provide legal status for the Dreamers, or the participants of the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The agreement is part of a larger package of legislation that beefs up border security, but does not contain funding for … Continue reading “Democrats Announce Deal with Trump to Save DACA”
Many different immigration procedures, including those in which you are trying to adjust or obtain a particular immigration status, require that you submit to a personal interview with an official from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). However, because all officials handle these interviews differently, it is impossible to be fully prepared for every issue … Continue reading “Tips for Your Immigration Interview”
Democratic Assemblyman David Chiu, San Francisco, recently introduced the Immigrant Tenant Protection Act (AB 291), which prohibits housing discrimination on the basis of immigration status. The bill also prohibits landlords from reporting or threatening to report information about their tenant to immigration authorities in order to force the tenant to abandon the housing or otherwise … Continue reading “Can I Be Evicted for Being an Undocumented Immigrant?”
It is not unusual for individuals with no legal immigration status to give birth to U.S. citizen children. In fact, there are about five million children under the age of 18 who have at least one parent with no legal immigration status. As a result, many single parents live in fear of deportation these days, … Continue reading “What Happens to Our Children if Both Parents Get Deported?”
A refugee is a person who is fleeing his or her native country due to past persecution or a fear of future persecution based on race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group. If an individual is already in the U.S., he or she can apply for asylum. If an individual … Continue reading “Transitioning from Refugee to Successful Citizen”
All too often, the media is full of reports of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents knocking at doors in order to locate and detain individuals who are suspected of having no legal immigration status. As a result of the current political opinion of many toward immigration, and the Trump administration’s drastically increased enforcement efforts, … Continue reading “What to Do When ICE Comes Knocking at Your Door”
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has taken a new tactic to combat some cities’ alleged refusal to cooperate with immigration laws. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) now has threatened four cities, including San Bernadino and Stockton in California, Baltimore, and Albuquerque with the loss of crucial federal crime-fighting funding unless they take steps to comply … Continue reading “Sessions Targets CA Cities for Punishment in the Form of Funding Cuts”
The immigration debate is now beginning to impact the American farming community, as farmers are unable to find sufficient numbers of agricultural migrant workers to harvest crops. Farmers claim that increased enforcement of immigration laws and deportations are to blame for their plight. Nine out of every ten migrant workers were not born in the … Continue reading “Immigration Crackdown Leaves California Fields to Rot Without Workers”
The Rev. Noe Carlas is currently being held in Adelanto Detention Facility in the California desert, pending deportation charges for entering the U.S. without authorization to do so back in the 1990s. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials have allowed Carlas yearly stays of deportation since 2014, when he began trying to obtain a legal … Continue reading “CA Pastor Caught In Immigration Enforcement Net”
Immigration activists are reporting that federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents are using children as “bait” in order to lure their undocumented parents into ICE custody. In Connecticut, ICE agents appear to be asking parents to come in and sign federal government documents for their children as a ruse to detain the parents. Unfortunately, … Continue reading “ICE Uses Children to Arrest Undocumented Parents”
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