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ICE Issues Guidance on Enforcement at Courthouses

Written by on February 7, 2018 in Enforcement, Interior Enforcement, State and Local with 0 Comments
ICE Issues Guidance on Enforcement at Courthouses

After a significant increase in arrests outside of courthouses in 2017, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has finally released new guidance that officially gives its agents permission to conduct civil immigration enforcement at courthouses. While this guidance is new, the practice is not. ICE’s presence and arrests at courthouses have prompted public outcry from judges, […]

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Study: Providing Representation for Indigent Immigrants Could Pay for Itself

Study: Providing Representation for Indigent Immigrants Could Pay for Itself

U.S. immigration laws provide only minimal due process protections for even the most vulnerable immigrants facing deportation, and in 59 percent of cases, immigrants are forced to navigate the byzantine immigration court system without representation, including many unaccompanied children. Many do not speak English, nor do they understand the laws that the courts use to […]

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Federal Appeals Court Enjoins Two Provisions of Alabama’s Extreme Immigration Law

Written by on October 14, 2011 in Enforcement, Immigration Courts, Legislation, State and Local with 0 Comments
Federal Appeals Court Enjoins Two Provisions of Alabama’s Extreme Immigration Law

Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit temporarily blocked two controversial provisions of Alabama’s extreme immigration law, HB 56. A federal appeals court enjoined the provision requiring public school to determine the immigration status of enrolling students and the status of their parents as well as the provision that made it a […]

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