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Supreme Court to Interpret Child Status Protection Act

Written by on November 14, 2013 in Children, Courts, Family, Immigration Law, Supreme Court, USCIS, Visas with 6 Comments
Supreme Court to Interpret Child Status Protection Act

Last week, several groups, including the American Immigration Council, submitted an amicus brief to the Supreme Court describing the heartrending stories of young people who have been separated from their families due to government processing delays and the shortage of visas.  The case, Mayorkas v. Cuellar de Osorio, concerns the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA), [...]

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International Youth Day Highlights Children Impacted by Immigration

Written by on August 12, 2013 in Children, Deferred Action, DREAM Act, Family, Students with 0 Comments
International Youth Day Highlights Children Impacted by Immigration

In 1999, the United Nations designated August 12 as International Youth Day in order to highlight children’s opportunities, challenges and contributions on the world stage.  This year, the focus is on the migration of young people, in order to raise awareness of the positive contributions made by young immigrants as well as the many risks [...]

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A Much-Needed Spotlight on Families Ripped Apart by Deportations

A Much-Needed Spotlight on Families Ripped Apart by Deportations

On December 12, dozens of children delivered thousands of letters to Capitol Hill, calling upon lawmakers to stop the senseless division of families that is caused by the deportation of mothers and fathers who are not a threat to anyone. The event was part of “A Wish for the Holidays,” a campaign with a simple [...]

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