Immigration Law

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100+ Immigration Policy Changes Harming All of Us
Posted on 9 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ILRC, Oct. 2020 "This report, a collaboration between the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) and the University of San Francisco, compiles the most egregious policies attacking immigrants and asylum seekers. Listing more than 100 policy changes... Read More

ABIL Files Amicus Brief in ILRC v. Wolf
Posted on 9 Sep 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On Sept. 9, 2020 Angelo A. Paparelli , on behalf of ABIL , filed this amicus brief in ILRC v. Wolf. Angelo writes: "The brief attacks as unlawful under the Homeland Security Act any expenditures by USCIS from the Immigration Examinations Fee Account... Read More

Actress Diane Guerrero Speaks Out on Deportations
Posted on 5 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ILRC, Feb. 4, 2016 - "Actress Diane Guerrero, best known for her roles in “Jane the Virgin” and “Orange is the New Black,” is taking a public stance against politicians who are fueling intolerance with hate speech and rhetoric... Read More

Podcast: Immigration Fraud and DACA
Posted on 25 Oct 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Featuring Nora Privitera, Director of the ILRC Anti-Fraud Campaign - "We’re pleased to introduce our newest podcast, “Immigration Fraud and DACA.” This essential resource is intended to help DACA applicants protect themselves against... Read More

Tags: daca , ilrc , podcast

New Report Examines Economic Losses Resulting from President-Elect Trump’s Threat to End DACA - ILRC
Posted on 22 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ILRC, Dec. 13, 2016 - "Following President-elect Donald Trump’s comments that he would end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the Immigrant Legal Resource Center released Money on the Table – The Economic Cost of Ending DACA... Read More

Tags: daca , ilrc , report , Trump

Actress: 'My Parents Were Deported'
Posted on 17 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In "Orange Is the New Black," I play Maritza Ramos, a tough Latina from the 'hood. In "Jane the Virgin," I play Lina, Jane's best friend and a funny know-it-all who is quick to offer advice. I love both parts, but they're... Read More

Flowchart and List of Resources from ILRC on UACs
Posted on 20 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Confused about what happens when kids and moms from Central America cross the border? The Immigrant Legal Resource Center has a helpful flowchart and list of resources . Read More

ILRC Policy Report on Expedited Removal: Fair Treatment Denied
Posted on 5 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jose Magaña-Salgado, ILRC, June 1, 2017 - FAIR TREATMENT DENIED: The Trump Administration’s Troubling Attempt to Expand “Fast-Track” Deportations "This report estimates the current and future undocumented immigrant population... Read More

ILRC Job Announcement: Crim-Imm/Immigration Enforcement Fellow
Posted on 18 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This position will begin in September 2012 and will remain open until it is filled. We will consider applications on an ongoing basis beginning immediately." - ILRC, June 12, 2012 . Read More

Moncrieffe and Olivas-Motta: Fourteen Crim/Imm Defenses in the Ninth Circuit
Posted on 30 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Katherine Brady of the Immigrant Legal Resource Center wrote this advisory, updated as of May 24, 2013 . Thanks to the authors of the Moncrieffe Practice Advisory cited above, and especially to Dan Kesselbrenner, Norton Tooby, Isaac Wheeler, and... Read More

ILRC Practice Advisory: New Cal. Statute (Deferred Entry of Judgment) Aids Immigrants
Posted on 22 Oct 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ILRC, Oct. 2015 - "Effective January 1, 2016, a new California drug law will help defendants avoid catastrophic immigration consequences for minor offenses. The text of the new law, California Penal Code § 1203.43, is set out in Appendix I.... Read More

U Visa Updates from ILRC
Posted on 26 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS Q&A Notes from 2012 Memphis FBA Conference These notes were taken at the May 18-19, 2012 conference and contain lots of important practice questions, updates and filing tips for U visa cases. USCIS... Read More

Tags: ilrc , U visa

ILRC Update: The Categorical Approach in the Ninth Circuit
Posted on 5 Oct 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

September 2012 Update : The Categorical Approach in the Ninth Circuit and United States v. Aguila-Montes de Oca (9th Cir. 2011) (en banc), Young v. Holder (9th Cir. Sept. 17, 2012) (en banc) Read More

How Illegal Voting Can Affect One’s Naturalization Application (Podcast)
Posted on 3 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The 2012 Presidential Election is right around the corner and we’ve created this podcast featuring Special Projects Attorney, Su Yon Yi, and Executive Director, Eric Cohen, to address how illegal voting can affect an individual’s naturalization... Read More

Tags: ilrc , podcast , voting