Immigration Law

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ICE Seeks to Increase Family Immigration Detention Bed Space
Posted on 3 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jason Buch, San Antonio Express-News, Nov. 2, 2016 - "Months before the Obama presidency ends, opponents of family detention are concerned his administration is expanding the controversial policy centered on two immigration holding facilities south... Read More

ICE, CCA Funnel Immigration Detention Dollars from Texas to Arizona
Posted on 13 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"When the immigration detention center in Dilley fills up next year, the city of Eloy, Arizona, population 16,600, stands to make $436,000. Eloy will benefit because U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement tapped the town as a pass-through to funnel... Read More

Tags: eloy , detention , Arizona , buch , CCA , ICE , Texas , dilley

Lack of Progress in Prosecutorial Discretion Initiative Criticized
Posted on 17 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A ccording to an analysis from Syracuse University 's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, the new guidelines resulted in fewer than 1 percent of the country's backlog of 300,000 immigration cases being closed at the end of March... Read More

Texas A.G. Sues Immigration Scammer
Posted on 31 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The state attorney general has accused a San Antonio man of pretending to be an immigration lawyer and has filed a lawsuit to make him stop the practice. Donato Arredondo, 62, solicited $171,000 in fees from immigrants in Austin two years ago to... Read More

DACA Cases Move Forward
Posted on 14 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

[Fernando Alquicira, 24, a UT Health Science Center student, talks Wednesday afternoon Aug. 15, 2012 with his lawyer Nancy Taylor Shivers as he prepares to file paperwork under President Obama's Defered Action for Childood Arrivals program. Photo... Read More

DACA Work Permits Begin to Arrive
Posted on 29 Oct 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"When Fernando Alquicira got the text from his mom, he saw that his life had changed — at least for the next two years. After nearly two decades in the U.S., the 24-year-old medical student at the University of Texas Health Science Center finally... Read More

Tags: daca , buch