AIC, AILA, CLINIC Legal, Feb. 28, 2019
"We write to bring your attention to an alarming increase in the number of infants being held in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody. As of today, there are at least nine infants under one year...
Records Related to Illegal Immigration Across the Southern Border of the U.S.
Records Relating to Locations of Facilities for Unaccompanied Alien Children
Two memos, both dated Feb. 20, 2017 and signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly, authorize CBP, ICE and USCIS to significantly increase interior and border enforcement efforts:
Implementing the President's Border Security and Immigration Enforcement...
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson, Aug. 29, 2016 - "On August 18, the Department of Justice announced that the Bureau of Prisons will reduce and ultimately end its use of private prisons. On Friday, I directed our Homeland Security Advisory Council, chaired...
"Obama administration officials are considering allowing bond hearings for immigrants in prolonged detention, officials said, a shift that could slow the pace of deportations because immigration courts expedite cases of incarcerated immigrants. ...
Links to all the memos released on Nov. 20-21, 2014 by DHS:
Executive Action: Strengthen Border Security
Executive Action: Revise Removal Priorities
Executive Action: End Secure Communities and Replace it with New Priority Enforcement...
DHS Designates Chile for Visa Waiver Program
On February 28, 2014, the Department of Homeland Security announced the entry of Chile into the Visa Waiver Program. Beginning May 1, 2014, Chilean nationals will be able to visit the United States for up...
Administration Issues Additional Guidance Following Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling
The State Department and Department of Homeland Security issued further guidance in August on the implementation of the Supreme Court’s ruling in United States...
DHS Expands Eligibility for Provisional Waivers |
On July 29, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued a final rule expanding the class of noncitizens eligible to receive provisional unlawful...
Procedures for H-2Bs Still in Flux |
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida enjoined the Department of Labor’s H-2B labor-certification rule of February 21, 2012, published at 77 Fed. Reg. 10,038. The injunction came in...
DHS Will Provide Work Authorization to Certain H-4 Spouses |
The Department of Homeland Security issued a final rule on February 25, 2015, that will soon allow H-4 dependent spouses of certain nonimmigrants with H-1B status to apply for employment...
DHS Issues New Rules for Transformation to Electronic Form I-94
On March 27, the Department of Homeland Security issued an interim final rule intended to facilitate the transition of Form I-94 from paper to electronic format at air and sea ports of...
Napolitano Resigns as Secretary of Homeland Security
On July 12, 2013, Janet Napolitano announced her resignation as Secretary of Homeland Security, a position she has held since the start of the Obama administration. Napolitano will remain in her...
2014 Diversity Visas
Online registration for the DV-2014 Program will begin on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at 12 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), and conclude on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at 12:00 noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4...
ICE Issues Directive Limiting Detention of Parents
On August 23, 2013, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a directive intended to limit the detention of parents and other guardians of minor children during removal proceedings and to allow...