Posts tagged with 'trump'

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If you read last week’s post about the growing backlog in US immigration courts, you may be interested in a recent New Yorker article on how things got this bad, what the backlog means, and what the Trump administration plans to do about it.

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The Trump administration’s new and ever-changing executive orders on immigration and border security are a big-league worry for many foreign visitors to the United States. Over the past few weeks, The Law Office of Daniel J. Smith has fielded calls from clients and worried international travelers who ask, “Can they really search my phone or my laptop? What information are ...

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If you read last week’s post about the growing backlog in US immigration courts, you may be interested in a recent New Yorker article on how things got this bad, what the backlog means, and what the Trump administration plans...

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People in removal proceedings may be able to avoid being removed by asking the ICE attorney who is handling your case to agree to exercise “prosecutorial discretion.” Prosecutorial discretion isn’t technically a form of relief from removal, but it has a similar effect.

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In June 2012, former President Obama adopted an executive policy allowing people who had unlawfully entered the US before turning sixteen years old to apply for a form of relief from removal called “deferred action.”

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