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The New York Times op-ed: The Human Cost of Fast-Track Deportation

Opinion The Human Cost of Fast-Track DeportationThe Human Cost of Fast-Track Deportation By Beth Werlin Ms. Werlin is the executive director of the American Immigration Council. July 25, 2019 Handcuffs left on the tarmac as immigrants were loaded onto a plane for a deportation flight from Texas to El Salvador last year.CreditCreditDavid J. Phillip/Associated Press  Read more→

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Bloomberg:Immigrant Investors to Pay at Least $900,000 for Green Cards

Immigrants seeking a green card via investment will have to pay a lot more under a new Homeland Security Department regulation that has been years in the making. The final regulation overhauling the EB-5 immigrant investor program, released July 23, bumps up the minimum investment amounts required for a green card for the first time  Read more→

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AILA: DHS Notice Expanding the Categories of Persons Eligible for Expedited Removal DHS notice expanding the categories of persons designated eligible for expedited removal. The categories of persons designated as eligible for expedited removal will now include: Noncitizens who did not arrive by sea, who are encountered anywhere in the United States more than 100  Read more→

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Congressman Price’s Report on Border Tour

About David    |     Serving You    |     Issues  |       Newsroom    |     Contact GET CONNECTED:   After recent reports of utterly deplorable conditions at migrant detention facilities on our southern border, I decided to see the conditions for myself. On Saturday, July 13, eighteen colleagues and I spent the day at the border in Brownsville and McAllen, Texas conducting oversight. We  Read more→

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LAW360: Legal Groups Call For Independent Immigration Courts

LAW360: Legal Groups Call For Independent Immigration Courts By Natalie Rodriguez | July 14, 2019, 8:02 PM EDT Four prominent legal organizations are urging lawmakers to grant the immigration court system independence from the U.S. Department of Justice, citing growing dysfunction and serious due process concerns within the courts. Representatives from the American Bar Association,  Read more→

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AILA:  ICE raids reportedly starting this Sunday 

Donald Trump’s proposed ICE raids previously scheduled before the 4th of July are now being reported by NYTimes as starting this Sunday 7/14. Reports indicate this enforcement action could impact 2,000 or more families in ten major cities. These cities include: Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington D.C., Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles and San Diego, Miami, New Orleans,  Read more→

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NBC: allegations of sexual assault on dozens of migrant children held in Arizona

By Jacob Soboroff and Julia Ainsley WASHINGTON — The poor treatment of migrant children at the hands of U.S. border agents in recent months extends beyond Texas to include allegations of sexual assault and retaliation for protests, according to dozens of accounts by children held in Arizona collected by government case managers and obtained by  Read more→

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Hamed Aleaziz BuzzFeed News Reporter Families seeing asylum slip through through the US–Mexico border fence. The Trump administration is attempting to speed up initial screenings of immigrants seeking asylum, a move that advocates say will give immigrants less time to prepare for their interviews or recover from dangerous journeys. Asylum officers have had to wait  Read more→

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