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Fearing Deportation From U.S., Migrants Walk To Canada

NPR reports that the U.S. has ended a temporary residency program for almost 60,000 Haitians who had been allowed to legally enter the United States after an earthquake in 2010. The program, called temporary protected status, allows people from nations… … Continue reading

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You can be deported From US without proper immigration documents

Many foreign nationals regularly enter Fort Lauderdale for various purposes. Some enter the country purely for traveling purpose while others go there for business reasons. Many people among them have intention to stay there permanently. But whatever is their intention … Continue reading

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New 911 for Immigrants: The Deportation Family Support Hotline – 855-435-7693 or 855-HELP-MY-F(amily)

In response to the Obama administration's greatly expanded number of removals, immigrant advocates in Chicago have unveiled a legal aid and assistance hotline. The hotline – 855-435-7693 or 855-HELP-MY-F(amily) – is modeled after ones for homelessness or domestic violence, where… … Continue reading

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Case Law Post Conviction Relief, Courts Warning RE: Deportation Not Sufficient

On Monday, a New Jersey State Appeals Court decided State v Gaitan. The holding in that case is fairly straight forward. The trial court's voir dire of the defendant regarding his understanding of the plea form and the possible immigration … Continue reading

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Judge rules mentally disabled immigrants facing deportation have right to representation

[JURIST] A federal judge ruled last week that US Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) [official website] officials must provide representation to two mentally disabled immigrants [JURIST news archive] who are challenging deportation proceedings. The ruling was a landmark decision in … Continue reading

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