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Transgender woman faces danger after deported to Mexico

For transgender women, living in Mexico can be a dangerous place. Many endure ridicule and discrimination. Sometimes the persecution is so bad that some even fear for their lives. This is why a large percentage of transgender women who are detained by immigration authorities are those who are seeking asylum in Los Angeles and the [...]

By |2018-03-29T20:55:54+00:00September 6th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Transgender woman faces danger after deported to Mexico

Dream 9 group released from detention; granted temporary parole

Immigration is certainly a hot topic not only in Los Angeles, but all over the country right now. With federal deportations occurring at alarming rates, there are those that hope to do something about it. One group that hopes to impact the number of deportations is called Dream 9. This is a group of nine [...]

By |2018-02-28T19:43:42+00:00August 12th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Dream 9 group released from detention; granted temporary parole

Torment in home country leads to gay man’s deportation reprieve

A person who wishes to live in Los Angeles because of persecution he or she has suffered in his or her native country may be able to do so under the U.S. Asylum Law. The persecution could be of many different natures including religious, racial, social and political. In order to apply for asylum, the [...]

By |2018-04-13T16:52:21+00:00August 7th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Immigration News, Refugee and Asylum Application Process|Tags: , |Comments Off on Torment in home country leads to gay man’s deportation reprieve

New hope for immigrants involved in deportation proceedings

A new immigration reform bill that was introduced to the Senate last month is giving new hope to immigrants in Los Angeles who currently do not have legal status and are or have been involved with any stage of deportation hearing. This includes those who have already been deported after December 31, 2011, those that [...]

By |2018-03-23T14:44:47+00:00May 13th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on New hope for immigrants involved in deportation proceedings