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USCIS Federal Register TPS Notice: Compliance with Ramos v. Nielsen (Oct. 31, 2018)
Posted on 31 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 211 / Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - "Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces actions to ensure its compliance with the preliminary injunction order of the U.S. District Court for the... Read More

Preliminary Injunction Halts Trump Push to End TPS for El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti, and Sudan: Ramos v. Nielsen
Posted on 4 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ACLU, Oct. 3, 2018 - "Today, a federal district court issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration’s termination of legal status for beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from El Salvador, Nicaragua, Haiti,... Read More

Three Fearless Asylum Attorneys Challenge Trump in Tijuana
Posted on 5 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nicole Ramos, Erika Pinheiro and Nora Phillips form the legal team at Al Otro Lado in Tijuana. They were profiled in The California Sunday Magazine, May 30, 2018 . Read More

Bond Victory in San Francisco: Liborio Ramos v. Sessions
Posted on 16 Mar 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Pangea Legal, Mar. 15, 2018 - "On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, Pangea client, Floricel Liborio Ramos, was freed from immigration detention after substantial litigation , multiple appeals, and requests for her release. Today, on her first day free after... Read More

Border Crossings Down, But Deaths Remain the Same: Video
Posted on 23 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Border crossings are at an all-time low but the number of recorded deaths remain the same. Since President Barack Obama took office, he's overseen at least 1.8 million deportations, a figure that has likely reached 2 million today. Fusion's... Read More

If Trump Kills DACA, This Texas Business Owner May Lose Everything
Posted on 3 Sep 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Julia Horowitz, CNN Money, Sept. 1, 2017 - "Nancy Ramos owns her own business in Fort Worth, Texas. North Texas Hydromulch & Landscape Services has about 10 employees. Ramos, who has run the firm for a year and a half, says it made about $1 million... Read More

Tags: daca , ramos , Trump , Texas

The BIA's Adam Walsh Act Trilogy: Because We Can
Posted on 29 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In a deportation nation , there are never enough people to deport. Four million people deported since the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was organized, yet the DHS still craves even more human beings to feed the machine. Not content with... Read More

CA11 on Aggravated Felony: Ramos v. U.S. Attorney General
Posted on 19 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Ronel Ramos was charged with removability for committing an “aggravated felony” within the meaning of 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(2)(A)(iii) when he pled guilty to violating Georgia Code § 16-8-14, a statute that criminalizes shoplifting... Read More