New Law -- Immigration
Ilrc Post Election Info (Espanol Available)
November 15, 2016
The Immigrant legal resource center has released their post-election talking points in both English and Spanish. This is an important resource to learn how the new administration’s proposed changes in Immigration Law can affect your status. If you require qualified legal assistance, the Law Offices of Margolis & Gallagher are always here to assist.
Detainers Violate Federal Law
October 10, 2016
Northern District of Illinois immigration detainers have violated federal law by detaining individuals without a warrant. Malpractice of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is to blame. The Federal Court has outlawed detainers from executing warrant-less arrests under ICE. This new ruling comes as a relief to many immigrant communities that are targeted. For more information, see article.
BIA finds Pennsylvania Conviction for Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance is not an Aggravated Felony.
February 29, 2016
The Board of Immigration Appeals remanded the below case to the Immigration Court, finding that a conviction for Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance in violation of Pa. Cons. Stat. 780-113(a)(30) is not an aggravated felony. Please see 301193841-Francisco-Rodriguez-Trinidad-A044-892-640-BIA-Feb-24-2016