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Advance Copy of USCIS Notice: Designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status Published: Jan 20, 2010 Designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status: Summary: The Department of Homeland Security announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has designated Haiti for temporary protected status (TPS) for a period of 18 months. Under section 244(b)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the Secretary is authorized to designate a
BARRIERS TO REPRESENTATION FOR DETAINED IMMIGRANTS FACING DEPORTATION: VARICK STREET DETENTION FACILITY, A CASE STUDY Published: Jan 18, 2010 BARRIERS TO REPRESENTATION FOR DETAINED IMMIGRANTS FACING DEPORTATION: VARICK STREET DETENTION FACILITY, A CASE STUDY "There is an evolving crisis in the immigration courts and federal courts of appeals caused by the lack of quality representation for immigrants facing deportation. The problem is particularly acute for immigrants who are detained during
The Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform Published: Jan 11, 2010 The Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform "A new report, Raising the Floor for American Workers: The Economic Benefits of Comprehensive Immigration Reform, by Dr. Raul Hinojosa-Ojeda, finds that comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) which includes a legalization program for unauthorized immigrants would result in a large economic benefit –$1.5 trillion
New DHS asylum database Published: Jan 6, 2010 "In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Department of Homeland Security proposes to add a new system of records to the Department of Homeland Security’s inventory, entitled Unites States Citizenship and Immigration Services-010 Asylum Information and Pre-Screening System of Records. This new system of records is composed of two existing legacy IT
A Provocative Cautionary Tale Of A Future America Without Immigration Reform Published: Dec 31, 2009 America Libre, by Raul Ramos y Sanchez "In the dystopian tradition of George Orwell’s 1984 and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World comes America Libre by Raul Ramos y Sanchez. This cautionary tale envisions a future U.S. where the death of a Latina bystander during a botched drug bust in San Antonio triggers a tragic chain of events. Eventually, long-simmering
Text of H.R. 4321, CIR ASAP Published: Dec 29, 2009 Text of H.R. 4321, CIR ASAP: H.R.4321, Comprehensive Immigration Reform ASAP Act of 2009 (Introduced in House)
Litigation Clearinghouse Newsletter Vol. 4, No. 14 Published: Dec 24, 2009 Litigation Clearinghouse Newsletter Vol. 4, No. 14 "This issue covers the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari in an immigration case involving whether a second drug possession offense is an aggravated felony, a new LAC resource on motions to suppress, favorable court of appeals’ decisions on detention and crimes of violence, and res judicata in
Revised Parole Policy for Arriving Aliens with Credible Fear Claims Published: Dec 17, 2009 What are the main differences between the new and old policies? Under the new policy, aliens who arrive in the United States at a port of entry and are found to have a credible fear of persecution or torture will automatically be considered by DRO for parole. This is a change from the prior policy, which required aliens to affirmatively request parole in