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Federal Judge Rules Immigration Law Making Reentry a Felony is Unconstitutional
Federal Judge Rules Immigration Law Making Reentry a Felony is Unconstitutional

On August 18, 2021, a Nevada federal judge ruled that a longstanding immigration law that makes reentering the United States after deportation a felony offense is unconstitutional since the law was enacted on racist grounds against Latinos, which violates the Fifth ...

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    On April 27, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents are no longer authorized ...

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    According to federal immigration law, one of the most deportable offenses in the United States is a “crime of moral turpitude” (CMT). While the term ...

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    According to a new report from Human Rights Watch, more than 200 immigrants who have been deported from the United States and sent back to El Salvador ...

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    On December 10 th , U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a new policy guidance that will change how DUI convictions impact good ...

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    Attorney General William Barr handed down two new decisions that will substantially limit the options immigrants have to fight deportation orders . ...

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    While much of the media has been focusing attention on President Trump’s new public charge rule, his administration has been quietly working in the ...

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  • Preparing for Raids from ICE

    During the first three years of President Trump’s term in office, there has been a substantial increase in immigration activity by U.S. Immigration ...

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    According to U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman, it is unconstitutional to indefinitely detain migrants who cross the U.S border seeking asylum ...

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