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July 2018 Archives

Need for deportation defense grows by the hour

Residents of New York would likely admit that though there are certainly no shortage of news stories surrounding immigration issues, they still find themselves confused. Recently, the need for deportation defense rose exponentially across the state. People report that they have witnessed the troubles of friends and family members that have been targeted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and similar agencies in an attempt to prevent undocumented immigrants from living in the United States. 

Marriage-based immigration: Is a Stokes interview in your future?

Any person who has emigrated from another country to live and work in New York can no doubt relate to various challenges and obstacles that many immigrants say they've encountered when navigating similar processes. If anything can cause stress levels to soar, it is having the U.S. government call a marriage-based immigration situation into question. If that happens, a Stokes interview will likely occur at some point.

Deportation defense can help prevent trouble for migrants

Citizens of New York are certainly no strangers to recent news pertaining to immigration. A recent government crackdown on undocumented immigrants has resulted in thousands of deportations in the past few months. While U.S. immigration law may seem unclear, penalties for not following procedure can be severe. When it is announced that a person will be sent out of the country, immigrants and their families may need to plan to present a deportation defense case. 

New legislation would affect parents facing immigration charges

There is new legislation making its way to the New York law books. The bill, awaiting the expected signature of Governor Cuomo, looks to ease the stress of families that have parents facing immigration charges. Currently, children of undocumented parents may be taken into state or federal custody as a parent awaits his or her day in court. 

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