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Immigration is frequently changing. Here at Motion Law, we like to keep you updated with the latest news about local and national immigration, keep you informed about changes within our firm, and share helpful information relevant to your immigration needs.

NJ Hispanic voters think immigration should have more relevance during presidential debates

NJ Hispanic Voters Consider Immigration for Elections

Oct 28, 2020

Immigration as a main topic in the presidential elections The next presidential elections of the US will take place in one week, in early November 2020. The two main candidates are former Vice President Joe Biden (Democratic political party) and current President Donald Trump (Republican political party), who is seeking the re-election. Immigration has always…

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ICE detained more than 170 immigrants in sanctuary cities

ICE Detains Hundreds of Immigrants in Sanctuary Jurisdictions

Oct 27, 2020

ICE targets sanctuary cities The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, which is one of the main branches of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has multiple tasks aimed at protecting the borders, the American population and prevent illegal immigration in the US. Due to the stance of President Donald Trump when it comes to…

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Washington post book exposes Trump's misleading statements on immigration

Book Exposes Trump’s Misleading Information on Immigration

Oct 27, 2020

The impact of Trump’s opinion on the immigration sector Since President Trump launched his political campaign in 2015 and throughout his term, he has consistently referred to immigration with a negative connotation, labeling and generalizing immigrants as “criminals, rapists, and murderers”, quite a serious accusation. His opinion regarding immigration has been contradicted and refuted by…

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Comedian talks about current political asylum policies

John Oliver Comments on Trump’s Immigration Policies

Oct 26, 2020

Trump’s policies hit ‘Last Week Tonight’ ‘Last Week Tonight’ is a television program that offers a satirical point of view regarding current news, including national policies, events, government decisions, inter alia. Its host, John Oliver, is known for using comedy and humor as an information medium, which on many occasions creates controversy and challenges some…

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Private Prison Companies want Trump to win elections

Private Prison Companies Support Trump’s Political Campaign

Oct 26, 2020

The rise in immigration detention during Trump’s presidency One of the factors that helped President Donald Trump win the 2016 election was his stance regarding the local immigration sector. The Trump government has substantially transformed the immigration system of the US, from immigration processes based on family, business, student, to humanitarian programs such as political…

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Trump administration pressures CDC to keep minors in hotels

Trump Government Asks CDC to Support Detention of Minors in Hotels

Oct 26, 2020

ICE kept immigrant minors in hotels The global coronavirus pandemic definitely helped the Trump administration modify multiple immigration processes, including deportation. Normally, undocumented immigrants who are detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency are taken to immigration detention centers around the US, where they must wait until their deportation proceedings are completed or…

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Immigrants file legal complaint against physical abuse in ICE's detention center

ICE Accused of Torture in Detention Center

Oct 26, 2020

Legal complaint against ICE On October 8, 2020, several humanitarian and activist groups filed a legal complaint, stating that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency used physical abuse to get 8 immigrants from Africa to sign deportation documents. This event happened at one of the Mississippi-based ICE immigration detention centers. In the opinion of…

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Trump government wants to expand asylum ties with Central American countries

Trump Administration Plans to Expand Asylum Agreements with Other Countries

Oct 24, 2020

Substantial changes in the political asylum process The US is a first world country that offers multiple benefits for immigrants and vulnerable communities seeking protection through several humanitarian programs. One of these programs is political asylum, which is an alternative for immigrants who have been victims of persecution, violence, abuse, threats or war in their…

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Biden wants to offer citizenship to 11 million undocumented immigrants

Biden Proposes Immigration Reform During Presidential Debate

Oct 24, 2020

Biden proposes immigration reform in his first 100 days The US presidential elections will take place in November 2020. The two candidates are: Current President Donald Trump, who belongs to the Republican political party and is seeking reelection. Former Vice President Joe Biden (Barack Obama’s term), belonging to the Democratic political party. Due to the…

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DHS officers state Trump's immigration policies will last after the elections

Trump’s Immigration Policies Could Last After Elections

Oct 23, 2020

Current immigration policies The recent history of the US has seen two governments with a diametrically opposite position when it comes to the immigration sector. On the one hand, former President Barack Obama had welcoming immigration ideals and, in fact, implemented multiple benefits for immigrants, including undocumented foreigners. For instance, during his term, the Deferred…

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