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Los Angeles County District Attorney Backs Off Hardline Stance on Immigration and Marijuana Offenses

According to reporting from The Daily Beast, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey has reversed her office’s harsh stance of fighting immigration protections for individuals previously convicted of minor drug offenses, including marijuana-related offenses. In this article, our Los Angeles immigration lawyer explains the change in policy and the potential implications for immigrants charged…

Report: Serious Medical Neglect at Immigration Detention Center in Southern California

According to reporting from Voice of San Diego, a detainee at San Diego’s Otay Mesa Detention Center is alleging that he has been a victim of serious medical neglect within the facility. A representative for the unidentified asylum seeker has filed a complaint with the California medical board — arguing that her client is receiving…

Taking a Stand in Los Angeles

On January 20th, 2017, Donald Trump was sworn into office as the 45th president of the United States. Many people have well-founded concerns about President Trump’s immigration goals and policy ideas. Throughout his campaign, Trump made several offensive comments about immigrant groups and he consistently promised to take harsh measures to restrict the rights of…