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AILA: Trump Budget Aims to Undermine Due Process and Implement Mass Deportation Plan

    WASHINGTON, DC – AILA opposes the Trump Administration’s newly released Fiscal Year 2018 budget request, which would fund massive increases in immigration enforcement and border security and undermine due process in immigration law through the power of the purse. This request for billions more dollars to grow an enormous deportation force – which  Read more→

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TPS designation for Haiti extended through January 22, 2018

WASHINGTON—On May 22, 2017 Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly announced his decision to extend—for an additional six months—the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti.  This extension is effective July 23, 2017 through January 22, 2018. “After careful review of the current conditions in Haiti and conversations with the Haitian government, I have  Read more→

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FiveThirtyEight TrumpBeat: Trump’s Immigration Policy Adds to the Backlog

Trump’s agenda may have gotten off to a slow start in Congress, but his administration has moved quickly in another area: immigration enforcement. Immigration arrests during Trump’s first 100 days were up 37.6 percent from the same period a year ago, according to a report released this week by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Roughly 75  Read more→

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