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Guide to Defeating ICE Hold ("Detainer") Requests

"NIPNLG, with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, the Immigrant Defense Project, the Washington Defenders Association, and the National Immigration Law Center, has produced a new resource for organizers and advocates to prevent deportations in our communities – The All-in-One Guide...

U Visa Updates from ILRC

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 Q&A Notes from 2012 Memphis FBA Conference ...

ILRC Job Announcement: Crim-Imm/Immigration Enforcement Fellow

"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 .

ILRC: Understanding the Criminal Bars to the Deferred Action Policy for DREAM Act‐Eligible Individuals

4-page Q&A by ILRC , June 2012.

ILRC Update: The Categorical Approach in the Ninth Circuit

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)

Podcast: Immigration Fraud and DACA

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 immigration fraud. Featuring Nora Privitera...

How Illegal Voting Can Affect One’s Naturalization Application (Podcast)

"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 application. Some of the questions in...

Moncrieffe and Olivas-Motta: Fourteen Crim/Imm Defenses in the Ninth Circuit

"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 Su Yon Yi. Mistakes belong to the author. Copyright...

Flowchart and List of Resources from ILRC on UACs

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 .

Actress: 'My Parents Were Deported'

"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 fiction. My real story is this: I am the...

ILRC Practice Advisory: New Cal. Statute (Deferred Entry of Judgment) Aids Immigrants

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. Anyone who has successfully completed deferred entry...

Actress Diane Guerrero Speaks Out on Deportations

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 that target and criminalize the immigrant community...

New Report Examines Economic Losses Resulting from President-Elect Trump’s Threat to End DACA - ILRC

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, a report estimating the far-ranging economic costs...

36,000 DACA EADs Issued With One Day Validity - Ooops!

ImmigrationProf Blog, May 26, 2017 - "The Immigrant Legal Resource Center reports that, on May 23, 2017, USCIS learned of 36,000 employment authorization documents (Form I-765) for DACA issued in error with a validity date of one day, with many having the date of 5/12/2017. Service Center Operations...