Immigration Law Blog

 

The Top Five Most Immigrant-Friendly Cities in the U.S.

According to data provided by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), there are nearly 45 million foreign born individuals currently residing in the United States. There is no question: America remains one of the most popular destinations in the world for immigrants seeking a new home. Indeed, certain cities within the U.S. are particularly…

What We’ve Learned About ICE Raids

From the moment that then-candidate Donald Trump first announced his run for the presidency in June of 2015, he has used extremely harsh rhetoric when speaking about immigrants. Indeed, his presidential announcement speech contained several offensive lines regarding Mexicans and other immigrants. As the 2016 presidential campaign moved forward, Trump’s actual policy proposals began to…

Immigrants Making an Impact in the Trucking Industry

Recently, FleetOwner, a magazine that is targeted at executives and managers who work in the trucking industry, published an informative, thought-provoking piece on the immense impact that immigrants are making in commercial trucking. Indeed, according to the reporting, immigrants have become a critical part of this industry, yet the executives at the big trucking companies…

What Happens to the Children of Immigrants When Their Parents are Deported?

In the Trump Administration's era of harsh immigration rhetoric and increased enforcement action, more attention must be paid to how deportation and removal can affect children. Many American children have undocumented parents. Indeed, the Pew Research Center estimates that one in every 12 children born in the United States has at least one undocumented parent.…

Will the Drop of Immigrant Traffic Affect Our Economy?

During the 2016 campaign, now President Donald Trump repeatedly alluded to “the Wall”, his shorthand name for his general proposal to build a large impediment on our southern border in order to stop the flow of immigration traffic. After four months in office, President Trump has yet to make much, if any, real progress on…

What To Do If a Loved One Dies in ICE Custody

There have long been serious concerns regarding the treatment of detainees by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). According to ICE’s own internal records, 141 immigrants died in ICE custody between 2003 and 2013. Many observers believe that the agency’s negligence and mistreatment of detainees have contributed to a significant number of those deaths. For…
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