Activists hope incoming administration reunites separated families

Trump policies increased family separation The constant effort to reduce immigration led the current administration of the US to implement policies that have received countless criticism due to repercussions they generated, which affected the most vulnerable immigrant communities and immigrant families who needed international protection while trying to flee persecution, violence and war. For instance,…

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Zero tolerance policy and the Trump administration's vision on immigration

Zero tolerance policy and the Trump administration’s vision on immigration One of the key pieces of the political campaign of president Donald Trump has always been to reduce immigration, both legal and illegal. The Trump administration states that mass immigration is negative for the economy and that immigrant communities, especially those undocumented and those who…

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545 children separated from their families cannot find them

ACLU cannot find parents of immigrant minors The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), an organization that watches over human rights of the most vulnerable communities, stated on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 that it has not been able to find relatives of immigrant minors separated from their families at the borders between 2017 and 2018. ACLU’s…

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DHS will ask more financial information from immigrant sponsors

Immigrant sponsors The US immigration system is quite robust and offers a wide variety of alternatives that immigrants can use to request a legal residence permit issued by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), which is the branch of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) responsible for responding to immigration applications. One of the…

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Billboards in four states ask ICE to free immigrant families

ICE as the main border force One of the main branches of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), which has been an essential pillar in the development of the political ideal of Trump’s administration when it comes to immigration. Some of ICE’s duties include, but are not limited…

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Our experienced attorneys can help you with your family immigration case

The goal of thousands of families Thousands of immigrant families choose to come to the US instead of other countries because, apart from being a world power, it offers multiple legal residency options for foreign families. In addition to that, the US is the destination of thousands of immigrants because of the vast opportunities that…

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OIG conducts a study that proves that immigrant minors were held in vans for 39 hours

The controversy of the US’ immigration sector Immigration has always been a topic of public discussion in the US. Nowadays, the controversy surrounding the immigration sector has grown substantially in recent years due to policies, restrictions, requirements and processes implemented by the Trump administration. On the one hand, there is a part of the local…

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ICE receives a legal complaint because it has not released immigrant minors

Judge ordered ICE to release detained minors One of the most controversial issues during the massive Coronavirus outbreak in the US is the detention of immigrant minors by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). In fact, in one of our most recent articles, we talk about the order ICE received to release immigrant minors detained…

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Guatemala's shelters do not have enough space to receive more children deported from the US

Express deportations amid the pandemic The arrival of the massive outbreak of Coronavirus prompted the Trump government to implement emergency measures to mitigate the impact of the pandemic, protect the health of the local population, and safeguard essential resources. Several of these measures directly affect the immigration sector and the processes established for foreigners trying…

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Hilton against ICE taking immigrant children to hotels

The latest ICE scandal related to immigrant minors The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) is the entity in charge of several border processes. This includes, but is not limited to: Supervise immigration detention centers around the country. Report official figures of the number of immigrants who try to cross the borders illegally and are…

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