Category Archives: Immigration News

KQED-FM Report: Many California Immigrants Hopeful Biden Administration Will End Travel Bans

On November 16th, 2020, KQED-FM published an important story on the “huge relief” that many immigrants across California are feeling in the aftermath of the 2020 election. Particularly in California’s large Iranian-American community, there is hope that the incoming Biden Administration will relax or eliminate President Trump’s travel bans. The harsh travel bans have made... READ MORE

Four Things to Know About President-Elect Joe Biden’s Immigration Platform

On November 7th, 2020, several news organizations declared Joe Biden the presumptive president-elect of the United States. He was able to score crucial victories in Michigan, Wisconsin, and several other swing states. The repudiation of President Trump represents a dramatic shift in the course of our country, particularly in the area of immigration law. As... READ MORE

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration Rule on Immigration and Public Benefits

As reported by NBC Los Angeles, a federal judge based in Illinois has invalidated a draconian Trump Administration rule that would potentially deny green cards to immigrants who use basic public benefits. The decision at least temporarily blocks the regulation and provides important protections to many vulnerable immigrants. Here, our Los Angeles immigration law attorney... READ MORE

Los Angeles County is Looking for Ways to Help Reunite Migrant Families

According to a report from NBC Los Angeles, Los Angeles County is rolling out additional services for migrant families who were previously separated by the Trump Administration. The announcement follows the extremely distressing news that hundreds of young children still have not been reunited with their families more than two years after former Attorney General... READ MORE

Immigration News: Supreme Court Will Hear Case on Trump Administration’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy

According to a report from The New York Times, the Supreme Court of the United States will review the Trump Administration’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy for asylum seekers. Officially called the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), the policy has previously been ruled unlawful by lower courts. In this article, our Los Angeles immigration law attorneys highlight... READ MORE

Los Angeles County Will Pay $14 Million to Immigrants Illegally Detained By the Police

According to a recent report from the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles County has agreed to pay $14 million in compensation to settle a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of immigrants who were unlawfully obtained by the Sheriff’s Department between 2010 and 2014. Here, our Southern California immigration attorney provides an overview of the allegations... READ MORE

Immigrant Rights Advocates are Worried About Another Round of ICE Raids Targeting California

According to a report in The Fresno Bee, immigrant rights organizations are sounding the alarm that another round of ICE raids may be coming in the next several weeks or months. There are signs that the federal immigration enforcement agency is preparing targeted raids against ‘sanctuary’ states. Here, our Los Angeles deportation and removal lawyer... READ MORE

New California Law Grants Detainees Enhanced Right to Sue For-Profit Prisons for Abuse

California Assembly Bill 3228: An Overview According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed Assembly Bill 3228—a state law that grants immigrant detainees enhanced legal rights to sue for-profit prisons for abuse and neglect. It is a critically important piece of legislation that could bring greater justice and... READ MORE