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The Trump Administration is Ending Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadoran Immigrants

On January 6th, 2018, the Los Angeles Times reported on the Trump Administration’s intentions to bring an end to Temporary Protected Status of approximately 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants. Currently, there is much confusion surrounding this abrupt and extremely unfortunate decision by the administration. In this article, our immigration lawyer in Los Angeless seek to provide clarity... READ MORE

Workers Say that Employers Threatened to Have Them Deported

On January 2nd, 2017, the Los Angeles Times filed an incredibly disturbing and alarming story regarding the ways in which some Southern California employers are abusing immigrants and attempting to take advantage of their desperate economic situation. Specifically, the Los Angeles Times reports that California employers are increasingly threatening immigrants with deportation as a means... READ MORE

A Portrait of the High Cost of Deportation

On December 12th, 2017 The Guardian published a heartbreaking portrait of a woman who was deported from the United States after living in Los Angeles County for more than 25 years. Luz María Hernández, originally from Guerrero, Mexico, a southern state that has been rocked by violence related to the drug trade, was detained by... READ MORE

American Citizen Mistakenly Targeted for Deportation in San Bernardino County

Could an American citizen actually be targeted for deportation by federal immigration officials? Unfortunately, this highly disturbing thing does happen far more often than most people realize. Recently, a San Bernardino man was wrongfully detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). As was reported by the Los Angeles Times, Sergio Carrillo, landscaper and contractor... READ MORE

Dreamer, Princeton University and Microsoft File Joint Lawsuit to Protect DACA

According to reporting from Univision News, Dreamer María Perales, Princeton University and Microsoft have filed a joint lawsuit against the Trump Administration, seeking to protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Within the legal complaint, these plaintiffs argue that the Trump Administration is violating the United States Constitution and federal law by attempting... READ MORE

Sanctuary State Law In California

The state of California recently passed a measure called the California Values Act, also known as the Sanctuary State law,” which will have major effects on immigration in the State of California. The following article covers the recently signed legislation including what the law does and how it will impact immigration. What is the California Values... READ MORE