Mexican law bans the US from returning immigrant families

The health crisis allowed the Trump administration to return immigrants to Mexico The sudden arrival of the global Coronavirus pandemic forced governments around the world to implement emergency measures to protect local populations, improve health system infrastructure, and boost the economy in times of crisis. Many countries decided to close the borders as a prevention…

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Hundreds of immigrant minors have not been able to find their parents

Immigrant families separated at the borders The so-called “Zero Tolerance Policy,” which was officially implemented by the Trump administration in 2018, unleashed a gigantic humanitarian crisis as it led to the separation of immigrant minors from their parents at the borders, and hundreds of them have not been able to find them. To understand the…

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President Biden issues executive order to reunify immigrant families

Immigration policies led to the separation of families at the borders Reducing immigration was always a priority for the Trump administration, just as improving the immigration system is a priority for the current administration of the US, headed by President Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate who took office two weeks ago (January 20, 2021). To…

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Family reunification plan will include input from First Lady

Separation of immigrant families at the borders In a tireless effort to reduce immigration in the US, the Trump administration implemented multiple policies, sparking a gigantic wave of controversy among the American population due to repercussions they generated. For instance, Trump’s “Zero Tolerance Policy” caught the attention of activists, immigration attorneys, and immigrant rights advocates…

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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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