New Law -- Immigration
Immigration: Trump Administration Executive Orders are Overruled by Federal Courts
December 11, 2020
In the recent weeks there have been a series of federal court decisions overruling illegal Executive Orders promulgated by the Trump Administration. Attorney Carlos E. Sandoval explains that these decisions are considered major victories for many immigrants whose legal stay in the United States depends on certain programs.
National Immigrant Justice Center Response to RFI from ICE
October 26, 2017
Original Press Release found on ImmigrantJustice.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tara Tidwell Cullen, NIJC, (312) 660-1337, firstname.lastname@example.org U.S. Government Issues RFI for New Immigration Detention Facilities; Advocates Respond with Information about Escalating Due Process and Civil Rights Violations WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 26, 2017) – As U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seeks new sites for immigration detention […]
Updates to current USCIS forms for 2017
August 29, 2017
There have been recent updates to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services forms below.
Rescission of Memorandum Providing for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (“DAPA”)
June 19, 2017
Source On June 15, Department of Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly, after consulting with the Attorney General, signed a memorandum rescinding the November 20, 2014 memorandum that created the program known as Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (“DAPA”) because there is no credible path forward to litigate the currently […]
Supreme Court Deems Consensual Sex with Person 16 or Above is Not Aggravated Felony
May 31, 2017
ESQUIVEL-QUINTANA v. SESSIONS, ATTORNEY GENERAL CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT No. 16–54. Argued February 27, 2017—Decided May 30, 2017 Petitioner, a citizen of Mexico and lawful permanent resident of the United States, pleaded no contest in a California court to a statutory rape offense criminalizing “unlawful sexual intercourse […]
DACA March Update
March 20, 2017
The Immigrant Legal Resource Center has released updated guidelines on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is still available and the government is still accepting and approving DACA initial and renewal applications. However, the program could be terminated at any time. As a result, the information […]
Updated Deferred Action Guidelines.
March 1, 2017
Source I. General Information for All Requestors A. What is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals? Over the past several years, this Administration has undertaken an unprecedented effort to transform the immigration enforcement system into one that focuses on national security, public safety, border security and the integrity of the immigration system. As the Department of […]
Administration Releases New Enforcement Priorities
February 24, 2017
See the this memo for details into the new enforcement priorities.
Tyrannical Trump’s New Executive Orders
February 2, 2017
The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 25, 2017 Executive Order: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements EXECUTIVE ORDER – – – – – – – BORDER SECURITY AND IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT IMPROVEMENTS By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States […]
WARNING: DO NOT TRAVEL OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES IF YOU ARE FROM AN AFFECTED COUNTRY
January 31, 2017
President Trump issued an Executive Order on Friday, January 27, 2017, that says that people who are citizens of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen may not enter the U.S. for at least 90 days. This includes people with Lawful Permanent Resident or “Green Card” status as well as any other visas. Citizens […]