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Report: Latinos Disproportionately Targeted for Deportation by the Obama Administration Published: Oct 19, 2011 The Cal Berkeley Institute on Law and Social Policy has just released a report entitled: "Secure communities by the number: An Analysis of Demographics and Due Process." The report was written by Aarti Kohli, Peter l. Markowitz, and Lisa Chavez, who were motivated to action by the million plus people that have been deported since the beginning of the
Criminal Deportations on the Decline Published: Oct 18, 2011 USA Today reports that 45% of the nearly 400,000 people deported by the Obama administration last fiscal year had no criminal records. Here is a partial breakdown of the reported types of criminal deportations last year: 1,119 homicide 5,848 sexual offenses 44,653 drug-related offenses 35,927 driving under the influence 13,028 traffic offenses Looks
BIA Decision: Third-Degree Attempted Arson in New York is an Aggravated Felony Published: Oct 17, 2011 The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) has ruled that attempted arson in the third degree in violation of NYPL §§ 110 and 150.10 is an aggravated felony under INA §101(a)(43)(E)(i), despite the fact that the statute lacks the jurisdictional element in the applicable Federal arson offense. See Matter of Robert BAUTISTA, 25 I&N Dec. 616 (BIA 2011). The
11th Circuit Rejects Attorney General Guidelines for Determining whether a Conviction is a CIMT Published: Oct 13, 2011 The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected the Attorney General's analysis in Matter of Silva-Trevino, 24 I. &N. Dec. 687 (A.G. 2008), which permits an Immigration Judge to consider evidence beyond the record of conviction to determine whether a conviction is a crime involving moral turpitude (CIMT). See Fajardo v. U.S. Att'y Gen., 10/12/11.
November 2011 Visa Bulletin Published: Oct 10, 2011 Number 38Volume IXWashington, D.C. View as Printer Friendly PDF A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1. This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers duringNovember. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the
Report: Immigration detention costs U.S. taxpayers over $2 billion each year Published: Oct 6, 2011 Human Rights First (HRF) has issued a report entitled Jails and Jumpsuits - Transforming the U.S. Immigration Detention System—A Two-Year Review. The purpose of the investigation was to "review the progress of DHS and ICE in transforming the U.S. immigration detention system away from its reliance on jails and jail-like facilities to a system with
CRS Report: Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986 Published: Oct 3, 2011 Ruth Ellen Wasem of Congressional Research Services has released a report entitled: "Unauthorized Aliens Residing in the United States: Estimates Since 1986." Here is the summary of the report: Estimates derived from the March Supplement of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey (CPS) indicate that the unauthorized resident alien population
Visa Bulletin For October 2011 Published: Oct 3, 2011 Number 37Volume IXWashington, D.C. View as Printer Friendly PDF A. STATUTORY NUMBERS 1. This bulletin summarizes the availability of immigrant numbers during October. Consular officers are required to report to the Department of State documentarily qualified applicants for numerically limited visas; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in the