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District Judge Blocks Revocation of DACA based on Misstatements of Fact Published: May 17, 2018 Via Slate: On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez shot down the federal government’s efforts to strip Daniel Ramirez Medina of his DACA status. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement had arrested and detained Ramirez last year, then falsely claimed that he was affiliated with a gang and attempted to deport him. He filed suit, alleging
Trump Administration Preparing to Take Refugee Children from their Mothers Published: May 16, 2018 Reminiscent of the Obama administration's strategy of jailing refugee mothers with children fleeing violence in deportation internment camps to "send a message," the Trump administration has decided to up the ante. The Washington Post reports that the Trump administration intends to rip immigrant children from the arms of their mothers when they arrive at
Rally Calling on New York Legislature to Support the One Day To Protect New Yorkers Act Published: May 16, 2018 On May 22nd, the Immigrant Defense Project, Fortune Society, and over 100 advocates and elected officials, are heading to Albany to hold a rally calling on the legislature to support the One Day To Protect New Yorkers Act – a bill that would reduce the maximum sentence for a Class A Misdemeanor by just one day, from 365 to 364. This small change
Army Chaplain who served in Afghanistan is fighting to save his Husband from Deportation Published: May 15, 2018 It appears from the article (if accurate) that there may have been multiple entries without inspection, an order of removal dating back to 2002, and a 2015 alcohol related driving conviction, which would make him a deportation priority. We will continue to follow this story closely. Via Newsweek: A U.S. Army chaplain who served in Afghanistan is
Immigration Courts Featured on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Published: May 14, 2018 Via Last Week Tonight: "America’s dysfunctional immigration court system forces many children to appear in court alone. That’s as ridiculous in real life as it would be on a courtroom television show."
USCIS Changing Policy on Accrued Unlawful Presence by Students and Exchange Visitors Published: May 14, 2018 WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today posted a policy memorandum changing how the agency will calculate unlawful presence for students and exchange visitors in F, J, and M nonimmigrant status, including F-2, J-2, or M-2 dependents, who fail to maintain their status in the United States. This policy aligns with President
ICE Worksite Enforcement Investigations Already Double Over Last Year Published: May 14, 2018 WASHINGTON – Less than seven months after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Deputy Director Thomas Homan issued a directive that called for increased worksite enforcement investigations to ensure U.S. businesses maintain a culture of compliance, the agency’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has already doubled the amount of
Justice Department Announces Additional Prosecutors and Immigration Judges For Southwest Border Crisis Published: May 3, 2018 Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 2, 2018 Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced the dedication of additional prosecutors to handle the prosecutions of improper entry, illegal reentry, and alien smuggling cases, and additional immigration judges to handle the adjudication of immigration court cases