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Immigrant Detention Centers Published: Feb 3, 2013 The New York Times has put together a list of jails and detention centers where Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detains individuals who may be subject to removal from the United States. The interactive list includes the results of annual inspections.
Deferred Action for DREAMers Press Release Published: Feb 2, 2013 Release Date: June 15, 2012 For Immediate Release Office of the Press Secretary Contact: 202-282-8010 La Secretaria Napolitano Anuncia Proceso De Acción Diferida Para Jóvenes Que Sean De Baja Prioridad Para La Aplicación De La Ley WASHINGTON— Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced that effective
USCIS Deferred Action Eligibility Flowchart Published: Feb 1, 2013 USCIS has put together a flow chart to determine your eligibility for deferred action. Here is the introduction: "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals allows certain individuals, who meet specific guidelines, to request consideration of deferred action from USCIS. Individuals who receive deferred action will not be placed into removal proceedings or
Obama Deportation Toll Could Pass 2 Million At Current Rates Published: Feb 1, 2013 "As lawmakers debate the Obama administration's commitment to immigration enforcement, a report released last week shows that 2 million people will be deported by 2014 -- more than the total number of deportations before 1997 -- if they continue at the current rate." Click here for more of this US immigration news update.
Immigration Regulations: Title 8, Code of Federal Regulations Published: Feb 1, 2013 The general provisions of laws enacted by Congress are interpreted and implemented by regulations issued by various agencies. These regulations apply the law to daily situations. After regulations are published in the Federal Register, they are collected and published in the Code of Federal Regulations, commonly referred to as the CFR. The CFR is arranged
Immigration and Nationality Act Published: Feb 1, 2013 The Immigration and Nationality Act, or INA, was created in 1952. Before the INA, a variety of statutes governed immigration law but were not organized in one location. The McCarran-Walter bill of 1952, Public Law No. 82-414, collected and codified many existing provisions and reorganized the structure of immigration law. The Act has been amended many times
The new politics of immigration Published: Jan 31, 2013 "Republicans who always held views on immigration similar to the president’s — notably Sen. John McCain — are now free to say so. Other Republicans who thought a hard line on the issue was a political winner have been forced by the electoral facts to change their minds. Democrats, aware of how important Latino votes are to their
Marco Rubio Immigration Push Tiptoes Fine Line On Pathway To Citizenship Published: Jan 31, 2013 "On Wednesday, the Florida senator faced a similar task at a Senate Steering Committee luncheon, where he spoke about the immigration reform proposal to some of his own skeptical colleagues. As he emerged from the meeting, Rubio declined to say what was discussed. But he conceded that the pathway to citizenship was a tough sell to opponents, who call it