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New study reveals statistics on deferred action applicants

It seems unfair that someone who was brought to Los Angeles or the rest of the country illegally as a young child should be punished for something that was out of his or her control. Many argue that because these children were more or less raised in the U.S. and attended school here, this country [...]

By |2018-04-04T17:16:59+00:00September 13th, 2013|Categories: Deferred Action Program, Deportation & Removal Defense, Immigration News, U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on New study reveals statistics on deferred action applicants

Only half of those eligible for Deferred Action have applied

It has already been one year since President Obama announced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. This program makes it possible for immigrants who are 31-years and younger in Los Angeles and the rest of the country who came here illegally as children to apply to live and work in the country legally. Although [...]

By |2018-04-04T15:56:26+00:00September 8th, 2013|Categories: Immigration News, U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , |Comments Off on Only half of those eligible for Deferred Action have applied

ACLU files lawsuit against feds for detainers

In order for immigration officials to keep someone in custody, they have to have evidence that they are actually in the country illegally. Simply having a hunch that the person is here illegally is not good enough. This is the basis for a lawsuit filed recently by immigration advocates and Southern California's American Civil Liberties Union against [...]

By |2018-03-26T17:02:11+00:00July 2nd, 2013|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on ACLU files lawsuit against feds for detainers