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How the Government Shutdown Impacts Immigration Agencies

The federal government is now in partial shutdown after Congress failed to pass a stopgap measure to keep funding going ahead of the January 20 deadline. How does this impact key immigration agencies? During a shutdown, personnel funded by annual … Continue reading

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The Year of Living Dangerously: One Year of President Trump — Top Five Most Memorable Moves by President Trump on Immigration Law and Enforcement. The Shutdown of the Federal Government.

Today marks Donald Trump's one year anniversary as President of the United States. Although fingers are pointing in different directions, Congress has forever marked the anniversary with a shutdown of the federal government. The latest congressional stalemate is in no… … Continue reading

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California is ground-zero for immigration battle and employers are stuck in the middle

California’s Immigrant Worker Protection Act became effective January 1, 2018.  The law, set forth in AB 450, requires, among other items, employers to verify that immigration officials have a judicial warrant or subpoena prior to entering the workplace and for … Continue reading

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Discriminatory Immigration Policy, Past and Present

President Trump's comments about immigration, including his statement about immigration from "s——- countries," make it clear that he thinks about immigration in racial terms. For analysis, see this opinion piece in the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal. Download… … Continue reading

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Los Angeles mayor says police clash with immigration demonstrators was wrong (Northwest Florida Dail

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa condemned the Police Departments use of force against demonstrators and reporters at an immigration rally, saying he was “deeply, personally troubled” by the clash. Read more detail on Legal News Directory – Immigration … Continue reading

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