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Surviving Spouse AFM Update - Revised Published: Dec 15, 2009 Surviving Spouse AFM Update - Revised "This memorandum supersedes an earlier memorandum on this subject, dated November 13, 2009, and provides updated guidance to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) field offices and service centers regarding the processing of Forms 1-130, petitions for alien relative, and 1-485, application to register
Age Determination Practices for Unaccompanied Alien Children in ICE Custody Published: Dec 9, 2009 Age Determination Practices for Unaccompanied Alien Children in ICE Custody "This report addresses Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s practices for determining the age of individuals in its custody, focusing on the use of dental or skeletal radiographs. It is based on interviews with employees and officials of relevant agencies and institutions,
The Expanding Web of Immigration Detention and Deportation Policy Published: Dec 7, 2009 Nancy Morawetz, professor of clinical law and founding director of the Immigrant Rights Clinic at New York University's School of Law
DHS Final Rule: Privacy Act Exemption Published: Dec 7, 2009 "The Department of Homeland Security is issuing a final rule to amend its regulations to exempt portions of a Department of Homeland Security/National Protections and Programs Directorate/U.S. Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology system of records entitled the ‘‘Department of Homeland Security/National Protections and Programs Directorate/U.S.
Huge Increase in Transfers of ICE Detainees Published: Dec 3, 2009 "The number of individuals held in custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in the just-ended FY 2009 is now estimated to have reached 369,483 detainees, more than twice what the total was in FY 1999. According to a recent agency report, this growth means that ICE is now operating the largest detention system in the country. As the number of
DHS OIG Report on ICE Policies and Procedures Related to Detainee Transfers Published: Dec 3, 2009 DHS OIG has issued a report on ICE detainee transfer policies and procedures. The OIG recommended that ICE establish a national standard for reviewing each detainee's administrative file prior to a transfer determination and that ICE develop protocols with EOIR court administrators for exchanging hearing and transfer schedules. See: DHS OIG Report on ICE
AIC LAC Litigation Clearinghouse Newsletter Published: Dec 1, 2009 AIC LAC Litigation Clearinghouse Newsletter: "This issue highlights suits challenging local immigration enforcement, stays of removal, a natz delay class action settlement, a favorable Fifth Circuit decision in a marriage waiver case, and updates from the LAC (including our work on motions to reopen, EB-1 visas, ineffective assistance of counsel, and K-2
REPORT: Immigrants more than pull their weight economically Published: Dec 1, 2009 REPORT: Immigrants and the Economy: "This report examines the economic role of immigrants in the 25 largest metropolitan areas in the United States. The results are clear: immigrants contribute to the economy in direct relation to their share of the population. The economy of metro areas grows in tandem with immigrant share of the labor force. And,