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The New Reality at U.S. borders?

Published on January 9, 2017, by in Blog.

Will 2017 and the years to follow bring in a new reality at U.S. Borders? Initial indications are concerning. Several reports have already been filed regarding unprofessional and intolerable treatment of both immigrants and U.S. Citizens at ports-of-entry. In one instance two U.S. Citizens who are Muslims were questioned about their social media use and asked

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The Lunatics are Running the Asylum – House of Representatives Out of Control Over Immigration

Published on January 25, 2015, by in Blog.

Will the nonsense ever end? Instead of working on legislation to move America forward the House of Representatives passed a bill that ties funding for the Department of Homeland Security to anti-immigrant policies. The bill passed 236 to 191. The House added amendments to the bill that would do away with the DACA program that

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President Obama’s Deferred Action for Parental Accountability

Published on December 1, 2014, by in Blog.

President Obama recently signed several executive orders to help immigrants living in the United States. One of the major changes applies to parents of U.S. Citizens or lawful permanent residents. People living in the United States without legal status who qualify for the program should use an experienced attorney to review their case and represent them

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Securing the Border – Political Nonsense

Published on July 30, 2014, by in Blog.

In the midst of the humanitarian crisis on the Southern Border, which is no laughing matter, there is once again reason to chuckle over the nonsense coming from America’s finest congressional leaders in Washington. As is typical in any immigration debate, members of Congress continue to call for our country to “secure the border”  before any meaningful changes

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Clowns in Congress Show Their True Colors – Comprehensive Immigration Reform Dead in Congress

Published on February 7, 2014, by in Blog.

Anyone who thought Immigration Reform was a possibility in 2014 should pick up the newspaper today and review the comments made by Speaker of the House, John Boehner. It’s more of the same from the clowns in Washington. Unfortunately, Comprehensive Immigration Reform is nothing more than a pipe dream at this time. Republicans can’t get past their

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Immigration Courts overwhelmed, but Congress isn’t listening

Published on December 23, 2013, by in Blog.

An article in the Boston Globe on December 23rd confirms the horrendous state of affairs in the Immigration Courts. The article explains that Immigration Courts are currently overwhelmed with case loads. If Judges retire when eligible, the situation will get much worse, yet Congress continues to ignore the situation. See link to article below. http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2013/12/23/nearly-half-immigration-judges-eligible-retire/maZoZB0uKtqDI4Z9D7GXbM/story.html If you’re dealing with

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Government Shutdown Causing Choas in Immigration Courts

Published on December 5, 2013, by in Blog.

Immigration courts are a vital part of the American legal system and perform an essential role in enforcement and adjudication of real life legal issues. Unfortunately, the government shutdown has caused further backlogs in our already back-logged immigration system. Immigration Courts around the country have constantly struggled with backlogs and pressure from Congress to conduct hearings

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Immigration Prosecutions at All-Time High

Published on December 5, 2013, by in Blog.

The Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) tracks immigration cases. According to the latest available data from the Justice Department during FY 2013 immigration prosecutions reached an all-time high, with new cases being filed against 97,384 defendants. This number is up 5.9 percent over the past fiscal year, and up 22.6 percent over the past five years,

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