"In the past few months, I've heard from about a dozen immigration
attorneys who have likewise tried to use the Morton memo to spring
clients and likewise struck out. As illogical as it sounds, ICE field
agents whose job it is to apprehend folks who break the rules for
entering the United...
"Even a so called “criminal alien” can in some cases be deserving of prosecutorial discretion. Actually, the definition of “criminal alien” is rather amorphous ,
and could include one who has either been convicted of a crime or one
who has been charged with a crime. Under...
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March 9, 2012
Contact: Nancy Morawetz, 212-998-6451
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"In 2010, the head of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency told his staff to focus on deporting the most dangerous and violent undocumented immigrants. But an investigation by The Chicago Reporter found little change in the percentage of these deportations since then—nationally...