Immigration Law

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Lawsuit: ICE Detention Centers Deny Detainees Contact With Attorneys
Posted on 27 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ACLU, Dec. 17, 2018 - "For immigrants facing deportation, assistance from attorneys can make a profound difference in the outcome of their cases — immigrants with lawyers have an overwhelmingly better chance of being able to stay in the U.S... Read More

Dialing with Dollars: How County Jails Profit From Immigrant Detainees
Posted on 16 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[J]ails contracting with ICE are not compelled to follow the most recent version of these standards. Some facilities reviewed by The Nation do in fact follow the most recent edition of ICE’s detention standards. But other facilities, like... Read More

Fraud Alert: DHS OIG Hotline Telephone Number Has Been Used in Scam To Obtain Personally Identifiable Information
Posted on 19 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS OIG, Apr. 19, 2017 - "The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) is issuing this fraud alert to warn citizens of reports that the DHS OIG Hotline telephone number has been used recently as part of a telephone... Read More

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IRS: Phone Scam Targets Immigrants, Threatens Deportation
Posted on 1 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Internal Revenue Service today warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country. Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a pre... Read More

USCIS Adds Saturday Telephone Hours
Posted on 10 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Beginning Jan. 12, 2013, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) National Customer Service Center (NCSC) will expand its live, toll-free telephone assistance service to include Saturday hours. Customer service representatives at our NCSC... Read More