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ICE Arrests 37 People in New Jersey Immigration Enforcement Surge Published: Jul 16, 2018 NEWARK, N.J. — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Newark Field Office arrested 37 individuals during a five-day operation that concluded Friday, as part of the agency’s ongoing public safety efforts. The operation targeted criminal aliens who were previously incarcerated at the Middlesex
Matthew Kolken quoted in Bloomberg Law Published: Jul 11, 2018 “The adjudicators of the applications are now the enforcers of the law,” Matthew Kolken of Kolken & Kolken in Buffalo, N.Y., said July 9. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, not the USCIS, has traditionally handled enforcement, he told Bloomberg Law. With the likelihood of removal increasing “exponentially” if a visa petition
Many unaware that most immigrants in the U.S. are here legally Published: Jun 28, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Olivia O'Hea, 202-419-4372, oohea@pewresearch.org Shifting Public Views on Legal Immigration into the U.S. Many unaware that most immigrants in the U.S. are here legally WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 28, 2018) – While there has been considerable attention on illegal immigration into the U.S. recently, opinions about
Supreme Court Rules 8-1 For Immigrants in Statutory Eligibility Case. Published: Jun 21, 2018 PEREIRA v. SESSIONS, 585 U. S. ____ (2018): 8-1 Decision. Held: A putative notice to appear that fails to designate the specifictime or place of the noncitizen’s removal proceedings is not a “noticeto appear under §1229(a),” and so does not trigger the stop-time rule.Pp. 7–20. (a) The Court need not resort to Chevron
Matthew Kolken Featured on WGRZ Buffalo Published: Jun 20, 2018 "There's a number of individuals that come up from Central America, Mexico to the WNY area, they are working on our farms," according to Kolken. But here they aren't always sneaking into the U.S. Kolken is currently handling 20 to 30 asylum cases here in Western New York. "I've had clients that literally fled their country with nothing but the shirts on
Trump Administration Launching Office to Identify Fraud In Applications For Citizenship Published: Jun 12, 2018 Via The Associated Press: By Amy Taxin - Associated Press - Monday, June 11, 2018 LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. government agency that oversees immigration applications is launching an office that will focus on identifying Americans who are suspected of cheating to get their citizenship and seek to strip them of it. U.S. Citizenship and
For this mother and daughter, separated a year ago at the southern border, Trump's ‘zero-tolerance’ policy isn’t new Published: Jun 11, 2018 Via PRI's The World: Maria, who turned 7 in April, arrived in the US from Guatemala with her mother in August 2017. They were separated at the southern border as a part of a pilot program to prosecute and criminally charge every adult who arrives between checkpoints. That program has since become standard policy for immigration agencies. Credit:
Immigrant families have been targeted for a long time but Trump is unapologetic about it Published: Jun 8, 2018 LA Times reporter Cindy Carcamo talks immigration with Katy Tur on MSNBC: “Immigrant families have been targeted for a long time, under various administrations. Obama did it. Now, it's Trump who is unapologetic about it.” -Cindy Carcamo