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"Last night a gun battle raged in Reynosa for at least three hours. The next day it went unreported in Reynosa’s daily newspapers. #Reynosafollow had it, though ..." - Melissa del Bosque, Texas Observer, Dec. 2, 2011 .

Travelers Say They Were Denied Entry to U.S. for Twitter Jokes

"As American security agencies increasingly take to Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites in search of potential threats, two European travelers say the system lacks one important quality: a sense of humor. The travelers, Leigh Van Bryan and Emily Bunting, said they were detained...

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To make the most of your Bender's Immigration Bulletin - Daily Edition / Immigration Law Community experience, be sure to sign up for the free daily email update, at the "Sign up for Newsletter" button. In a hurry? Check the "Inside News" and "Outside News" tabs....

After Immigration Arrests, Online Outcry, and Release

"Immigration agents arrested the mother and brother of a prominent activist during a raid at her home here late Thursday, unleashing a vigorous response on social media and focusing new attention on one of the most controversial aspects of the Obama administration’s policies on deportation...

When Is A Tweet An Attorney Advertisement?

"Immigration attorneys have naturally adapted to the internet faster than attorneys in other practice areas. They were the among the first to set up their own web sites , and with the advent of social media have also happily adapted to Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin and other social networks. Using...

If the Blog is Down...

On rare occasion (such as Friday, Mar. 15, 2013) the blog, http://www.lexisnexis.com/community/immigration-law/ , may be down for repairs or minor hiccups. If that happens, and you are not receiving emails or RSS feeds from the blog, please migrate to my Twitter feed, https://twitter.com/dkbib . Thank...

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EOIR Now on Facebook

"The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) has opened a Facebook account to assist the agency in providing interested parties with information about news, events, and announcements through a second social media channel. Please note that EOIR’s website, www.justice.gov/eoir, will continue...

Prof. Michael A. "Law of Rock and Roll" Olivas Now on Twitter!

You know him as a prominent immigration law and education law professor. But did you know he "also has a regular radio show on the Albuquerque, NM, National Public Radio station KANW, "The Law of Rock and Roll," where he reviews legal developments in music and entertainment law, appearing...

Twitter Sues DHS Over Free Speech, @ALT_USCIS Account ID

Hayley Tsukayama, Washington Post, Apr. 6, 2017 - "Twitter filed a lawsuit Thursday to block an order [subpoena] from the Department of Homeland Security that seeks to reveal the user of an account who has been critical of the Trump administration's immigration policies. Tweets from the account...

Twitter Crushes DHS in Anti-Trump Unmasking Lawsuit

New York Times, Apr. 7, 2017 - "Last month, the federal government issued a summons ordering Twitter to hand over information about an anonymous account that had posted messages critical of the Trump administration. Now, the government has blinked. Customs and Border Protection on Friday withdrew...

Expert: New Visa Questionnaire May Be Travel Ban 'Lite'

Elizabeth Weise, USA Today, June 1, 2017 - "Travelers wishing to visit the United States can now be asked for their social media handles and email addresses going back five years, a new U.S. government request that's alarmed privacy advocates but which the Trump Administration says could help...