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Legal permanent resident faces deportation for minor crime

For many immigrants living in the United States having a legal permanent resident status may not necessarily give them a lot of comfort. This is because more and more, legal residents are facing deportation for minor crimes. In 1988, the Anti-Drug Abuse Act was enacted. The law specified that any immigrant who was convicted of an aggravated [...]

By |2018-03-13T14:07:01+00:00December 8th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Uncategorized|Tags: , |Comments Off on Legal permanent resident faces deportation for minor crime

Woman who faced deportation granted prosecutorial discretion

For many immigrants who come to the Los Angeles area, they do so in search of a better life for themselves and their family. Oftentimes, the countries they come from are riddled with violence or lack opportunities for growth and development. Parents living in these countries want a better life for their children, so they [...]

By |2018-03-30T15:56:18+00:00November 20th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on Woman who faced deportation granted prosecutorial discretion

Teenagers taken in by family friend after parents’ deportations

Imagine being a teenager who is a U.S. citizen or legal resident living in the Los Angeles area and worrying every day about the possibility of your parents being taken away from you by immigration authorities. This is the scenario two siblings have had to endure, but recently their worst fears became a reality when [...]

By |2018-04-05T16:37:05+00:00November 7th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Family Immigration, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on Teenagers taken in by family friend after parents’ deportations

Immigration protestors released from detention

When children are brought to the United States by their parents, they really do not have a choice. Therefore, punishing them for something that they have no say in seems unfair. This is the stance many immigration activists are taking. They argue that deporting those who were brought to the Los Angeles area as children [...]

By |2018-04-20T15:41:49+00:00November 5th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Uncategorized|Tags: , |Comments Off on Immigration protestors released from detention

Reduction in unnecessary deportations focus of new state law

Southern California has an incredibly diverse population that includes immigrants from around the globe. Many people moving from other countries to the United States can find the system of deportation a complex one to navigate and work hard to avoid such action or any other immigration violations. Often, the laws are difficult to understand and can also [...]

By |2018-03-20T17:20:21+00:00October 31st, 2013|Categories: Blogs, Deportation & Removal Defense|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Reduction in unnecessary deportations focus of new state law

Woman faces deportation after running stop sign in California

For so many immigrants living in the Los Angeles area without proper documentation, the threat of deportation is very real and something they have to live with every day. The thought of leaving a country where they have made their home and have spent a good portion of their lives is enough for some people [...]

By |2018-03-07T16:13:06+00:00October 18th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on Woman faces deportation after running stop sign in California

Group chains up to White House gate to protest deportations

The large amount of deportations that take place every day in the Los Angeles area are cause for concern for immigration activists. Although Congress is in the process of reforming the nation’s immigration system, the fact that approximately 1,000 people are being deported every day is making many stand up and take action. A group [...]

By |2018-03-15T15:36:04+00:00October 8th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on Group chains up to White House gate to protest deportations

Man suspected of lying on citizenship form; faces deportation

For many immigrants in the Los Angeles area, becoming a United States citizen is something that they dream of and work toward for a very long time. When it finally becomes a reality, and they are made a U.S. citizen, they may think they no longer have to worry about the threat of deportation. This [...]

By |2018-03-15T15:56:29+00:00October 2nd, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on Man suspected of lying on citizenship form; faces deportation

L.A. County tops nation in handing over arrestees for deportation

Many people in the Los Angeles area are concerned about the constitutionality of a program known as Secure Communities, or S-Comm. The program involves local authorities turning over arrestees to immigration authorities. Many worry not only about whether the program goes against the constitution, but also the financial impact it has on taxpayers in Los [...]

By |2018-03-19T20:23:48+00:00September 30th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on L.A. County tops nation in handing over arrestees for deportation

Woman fights against father’s deportation

For so many immigrants living in the Los Angeles area, the fear of deportation is a real thing that they have to live with every day of their life. This fear may be for themselves or for a close family member or friend. It is something that can affect every aspect of their lives. One [...]

By |2018-04-02T18:08:20+00:00September 26th, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Family Immigration|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Woman fights against father’s deportation