Deportation / Removal Cases
Thursday, April 20, 2017
Quais os direitos de um imigrante que enfrenta o risco de deportação?Read more . . .
Estima-se que existam entre 11 e 20 milhões de imigrantes em situação irregular vivendo nos Estados Unidos. Geralmente, esses imigrantes entram no país sem permissão legal ou inspeção, ou por meio do uso de documentação falsa.
Monday, April 17, 2017
What steps should I take if my loved one has been arrested by immigration?
Recently released data from the Justice Department shows that the number of immigration arrests has doubled in the past 11 years. Immigration crimes now account for half of all arrests by federal agents. Immigration crimes included illegal border crossing and smuggling offenses. These figures further do not include state level arrests, which comprise the majority of all arrests. As immigration crimes have surged, so have arrests made by the Department of Homeland Security.
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Thursday, April 13, 2017
Deportation proceedings, now referred to as Removal Proceedings, can be frightening. Your entire future in the United States is on the line. If you are the breadwinner of your family, you have more at stake: the stability and safety of your family. Once deported or removed from the U.S., it is usually very difficult to return to the United States legally. This does not have to be your fate.Read more . . .
Monday, March 27, 2017
What are my rights if I am facing removal?
It is estimated that between 11 and 20 million undocumented immigrants currently reside in the United States. Undocumented immigrants typically enter the United States without legal permission or inspection, or through the use of false papers. Immigrants that enter legally but remain on expired paperwork or those involved in deportation proceedings are also considered illegal immigrants.Read more . . .
Thursday, March 16, 2017
How can I protect myself in the event of an ICE raid?
An immigrant father had just dropped off his 12-year-old daughter at her school in Los Angeles when two unmarked vehicles surrounded his car. With his wife and another child in the car, the family pulled away from the school. Suddenly, the vehicles’ lights flashed and the car was forced to pull over. Agents for the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained the 48-year-old father of four. The 13-year-old child in the car recorded the detention and can be heard sobbing in the publicized video.
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Monday, March 6, 2017
What should I do if I am arrested by immigration authorities?
More than 600 people were recently arrested within a one-week span across at least 11 different States. As of now, it is not clear whether the arrests are part of ongoing efforts to arrest undocumented immigrants with criminal convictions or involve the escalation of deportations or removals by the Trump administration. President Trump has vowed to crackdown on illegal immigrants, creating fear among the immigrant population. However, thus far, fewer immigrants have been arrested under the Trump administration than under the Obama administration. Immigrants and Read more . . .
Friday, March 3, 2017
Do undocumented immigrants have legal rights?
In the aftermath of the recent immigration raids, many are asking whether or not undocumented immigrants have legal rights. The fact is that certain rights under the U.S. Constitution apply to immigrants who are not lawfully in the country. This is because they are considered "persons" under the law.Read more . . .
Monday, January 23, 2012
On August 18, 2011, the Department of Homeland Security announced a review of all administrative removal cases pending before and incoming to the Executive Office for Immigration Re-view (EOIR) of the Depart-ment of Justice. The purpose of the review is to identify those cases that reflect a high enforcement priority for the Department of Homeland Security. This review covers all CBP, USCIS, and ICE removal cases, whether the cases are before immigration judges or the Board of Immigration Appeals. The review to which this guidance applies shall focus on the criteria laid out in Section II, but nothing in this guidance should be construed to prohibit or discourage the consideration of all of the factors laid out in the June 17, 2011 Prosecutorial Read more . . .
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Congressman Howard Berman (for himself, Mr. Lincoln Diaz-Balart of Florida, Ms. Roybal-Allard, and Ms. Ros-Lehtinen) introduced the "American Dream Act" (Bill H.R.1275) on March 1, 2007 in the House of Representatives to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA) of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens students who are who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and for other purposes. A companion measure was also introduced in the Senate by Senator Durbin (for himself, Mr. Hagel, and Mr. Lugar).Read more . . .
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