Anyone who has had to navigate the court system here in the U.S., whether for a civil or criminal matter at the state or federal level, knows firsthand just how mystifying the experience can prove to be.
President Obama's historic plan to prevent the deportations of millions of undocumented immigrants encountered yet another legal obstacle earlier this week thanks to the holding of a federal appeals court.
Back in February, our blog discussed how a federal judge in Texas issued an injunction spoiling plans to start rolling out programs designed to realize the objectives spelled out in President Obama's historic executive order that would prevent the deportation of as many as five million undocumented immigrants.
It can be very frightening to learn that a loved one has been physically detained by officials with the Department of Homeland Security for removal proceedings. In addition to this fear, you and your family will likely experience confusion as to why your loved one was detained in the first place, where they have been taken, and whether they have any rights or options going forward.
President Obama made history back in November when he signed an executive order calling for the protection of upwards of five million undocumented immigrants from deportation, including an estimated four million parents of citizens or legal permanent residents able to establish U.S. residency for five years.
Last week, our blog discussed how Washington insiders were predicting that President Obama was on the verge of signing an executive order that would grant deportation relief to millions of undocumented immigrants.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security found itself the target of a very interesting lawsuit filed last week over its treatment of undocumented immigrants currently being held at the Artesia Family Residential Center.
In our previous post, we discussed how the influx of youth migrants here in the New York City area has both immigrant service providers and advocacy groups scrambling to provide the necessary services, and how a city task force has already been formed to help tackle this important issue.
Without a doubt, the immigration-related story generating the most news coverage over the last year has been the plight of the thousands of unaccompanied minors who have arrived at the southwest border seeking to gain entrance to the U.S. after an unimaginably long journey from Central America.
Anyone who has been following the news for the last several months is well aware of how momentum on immigration reform -- or the lack thereof -- has proven to be a major source of contention between the White House and the House of Representatives.