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    Deaths at Immigrant Adult Detention Centers

    18 July, 2018

    From 2010 to 2012, a total of eight deaths were recorded at immigration detention facilities due to violations of medical standards. This report was found by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Detention Watch Network, and National Immigrant Justice Center. The number has risen significantly over the last six years. Press releases from 2016 to […]

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    The Affirmation of Reinstatement After Illegal Reentry

    18 July, 2018

    On May 28, 2017, Miguel Macias Mendoza underwent a court appeal (No. 16-3568) for illegal reentry into the United States. Macias, a native and citizen of Mexico, entered the United States in 1976 at the age of six as a lawful permanent resident. In 1990, Macias was caught committing a series of criminal activities including […]

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    Does Cutting Immigration Threaten National Security?

    20 September, 2017

    The Trump administration’s plan to eliminate DACA and cut legal immigration in half over the next few years will have a profoundly negative impact on our country. According to one commentator, national security could be one of the things that is negatively impacted. In this article, Tim Kane, a former U.S. Air Force intelligence officer […]

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    USCIS Accepts Ombudsman’s Recommendation to Adopt Parole Policy for U Visa Petitioners and Family Members

    8 September, 2016

    The CIS Ombudsman’s Office notified stakeholders that USCIS has agreed with the Ombudsman’s recommendation to implement a parole policy for U visa petitioners and qualifying family members who live abroad. USCIS will implement this policy when a new form and policy guidance are completed in FY2017.

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    CA9 Says INA §236(c) Applies Only if ICE Detains Noncitizen Promptly After Release from Criminal Custody

    8 August, 2016

    In a class action habeas petition brought by noncitizens with criminal convictions subject to mandatory detention under INA §236(c), the court affirmed the district court’s class certification order and preliminary injunction requiring the government to provide all class members with bond hearings under §236(a). The court held that, under the plain language of §236(c), the […]

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    AILA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    8 August, 2016

    The 2016 Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver Rule On July 29, 2016, DHS published a final rule expanding the availability of the provisional unlawful presence waiver to individuals who would be statutorily eligible for an unlawful presence waiver under INA §212(a)(9)(B)(v). The rule also makes additional changes to the current provisional waiver process. The following FAQs […]

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