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Jul 3, 2019

What Is the Controversy Surrounding Section 1325: Improper Entry to the U.S. by an Alien?

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If you watched the Democratic debates on June 2th, 2019, you would have witnessed the controversy that erupted between candidates Julian Castro and Beto O'Rourke as they sparred verbally over Section 1325 of federal immigration law, which makes it a criminal offense for certain people who enter the U.S. illegally. Section 1325 has been on [...]

Jun 12, 2019

Another Day, Another Immigration Plan

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The White House unveiled its new immigration plan on May 16, 2019. This plan is a broad outline of proposed changes to U.S. immigration policy; plan legislation would t need to be written and introduced. For now, it is a plan which addresses the issues of border security and introducing a merit-based immigration program, which [...]

Nov 7, 2018

What is Asylum, and Who Can Claim It?

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Every year, according to the American Immigration Council, thousands of people who aren’t US citizens apply for asylum in the United States. Asylum is a form of protection from prosecution. The process to obtain asylum is very complicated, and normally requires the assistance of experienced immigration lawyers. If someone is granted asylum, he or she [...]

Sep 19, 2018

How Long Can Undocumented Immigrant Families Expect to Live in Detention Centers?

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CNN reported on September 6, 1018 that the Trump administration has enacted a policy that undocumented immigrant children stay in detention “far longer than currently allowed.” The statement is a follow-up to the administration’s “zero tolerance” policy enacted in the spring of 2018. Part and parcel of the zero tolerance prosecution policy is to separate [...]

Sep 6, 2018

Efforts Underway to Limit Legal Immigration

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According to a recent NBC News report, the Trump Administration is getting ready to make a proposal that would make it tougher for immigrants in the United States legally to become American citizens, or obtain their green cards. The ability of these legal immigrants to get citizenship could be affected if the applicant used one [...]

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