Immigration Law

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Father's deportation tears family apart
Posted on 2 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Early one morning in November, three immigration officers showed up at the Escondido home of Amado Sanchez Sr., and within minutes, the officers took his son-in-law, who is the father of his three grandchildren, leaving the family in chaos and... Read More

Unauthorized Immigrants with Criminal Convictions: Who Might Be a Priority for Removal? - MPI
Posted on 16 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

MPI, Nov. 15, 2016 - "There has been much interest—and confusion—in recent days regarding the number of unauthorized immigrants who could be deported because of criminal records when the Trump administration takes charge. During an... Read More

Deportation focus is now on criminals
Posted on 20 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Obama administration has started implementing a controversial new policy intended to unclog crowded Immigration Courts by focusing only on cases involving [unauthorized] immigrants with criminal records. On Thursday, federal Immigration... Read More

Cyrus v. Tucker: No Contest!
Posted on 27 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus Mehta, Mar. 27, 2017 - "During his campaign and after he became president, Trump has unfortunately changed the narrative by linking immigrants, especially undocumented immigrants, to rapists, murderers, terrorists and job stealers. Trump has... Read More

Babies and Children Listed in DHS "Criminal Alien" Database
Posted on 27 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times, Apr. 27, 2017 - "A database the Trump administration said would help victims of crimes track the custody of suspected criminal immigrants mistakenly listed babies and other children. The public database included... Read More

'Obama, don't deport my momma!'
Posted on 2 Jan 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Thrust into a complex debate about the country’s immigration policies, one of Victoria Lorenzo-Calmo’s children has a simple plea: “Obama, don’t deport my momma.” That was one of the signs held Wednesday outside Helen... Read More