DACA was rescinded today

By |2019-07-12T07:44:29-04:00September 5th, 2017|Announcements, Deportation, Immigration|

DACA rescinded today. According to DHS, this is what is going to happen, effective today: They will adjudicate—on an individual, case-by-case basis—properly filed pending DACA initial requests and associated applications for Employment Authorization Documents that have been accepted as of 9/05. Renewal requests and applications for Employment Authorization Documents from current beneficiaries will be taken [...]

They are Wasting YOUR Taxes. Agree?

By |2019-07-12T10:26:51-04:00April 20th, 2017|Deportation, Immigration|

Jeff Sessions, Attorney General, announced a big shift in policy for the Department of Justice last week. U.S. Attorneys will prioritize criminal immigration enforcement and expand federal court prosecutions of immigration violators in the country. The Attorney General is demanding of all 94 U.S. Attorney offices in the country to focus their resources away from [...]

The Most Vulnerable in the Whole Situation- children

By |2019-07-12T10:29:10-04:00April 6th, 2017|Deportation, Immigration|

When we hear the news about immigration, deportation and its consequences, a very important and extremely impactful one is rarely mentioned: U.S. citizen who are the children of an undocumented parent. What happens to them if their parent is deported? We are borrowing this from the LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/politics/92820589-132.htmlCuando escuchamos noticias sobre inmigración, deportación y [...]

They are Now Going Against Sanctuary Cities

By |2019-07-12T10:29:43-04:00March 28th, 2017|Deportation, Immigration|

We can say the battle for immigration rights has begun here, in the United States. Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, just threatened sanctuary cities with a $4k million cut in federal funding if they refuse to collaborate with the President’s plan. Attorney General has numbered the sanctuary cities (118) and given the first names that will [...]

DACA in jeopardy?

By |2019-07-12T10:32:42-04:00March 9th, 2017|Deportation, Immigration|

Undocumented immigrants are been advised not to enroll in DACA over fears that the Trump administration will use their personal information to detain and deport them. The caution reflects the anxiety over new enforcement guidelines from Homeland Security Secretary that intend to ramp up deportations of the nation’s undocumented immigrants. Kelly’s directives do not overturn [...]

BREAKING: Trump Signs New Order Blocking Arrivals From 6 Countries

By |2019-07-12T10:33:44-04:00March 6th, 2017|Announcements, Deportation, Immigration|

President Trump just signed a new executive order blocking visas from being issued to citizens of six countries to replace a controversial, now-suspended executive order known as “the travel ban.” Like the one signed Jan. 27, the new executive order blocks arrivals from specific majority-Muslim countries for 90 days and suspends the refugee program for 120 days. [...]

Extreme Measures Bring Extreme Outcomes

By |2019-07-12T10:35:59-04:00February 23rd, 2017|Deportation, Immigration|

A Mexican migrant who had been recently deported from the US committed suicide on Tuesday by jumping off a bridge near the border crossing of San Ysidro, which connects Tijuana and San Diego. Mexican authorities have confirmed that José Luis Jiménez, 44, had been deported last week. Lying next to his body was a plastic [...]

A Hostile System to Asylum Seekers

By |2019-07-12T10:43:09-04:00January 17th, 2017|Deportation, Immigration|

Entire jurisdictions in the United States have become so hostile to asylum seekers and their representatives that the U.S. government, and its immigration court system, is failing to deliver on its international and national obligation to protect them. The asylum-seekers who end up in one of these hostile jurisdictions, which advocates call “asylum-free zones,” face [...]

Hope for DREAMers?

By |2018-08-15T14:12:52-04:00December 20th, 2016|Announcements, Deportation, Immigration|

Illinois Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin and South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham are filing a bill that would continue to protect DREAMers — who were granted temporary protection against deportation — in case President-elect Donald Trump acts on the hard-line immigration views he campaigned on. Durbin and Graham are co-sponsoring the bill, called the BRIDGE [...]