The Basics: I’m Undocumented Do I Qualify Under The Expansion of Deferred Action Just Announced?

Blog abogado de inmigración de San Diego

In his November 20th announcement President Obama expanded his policy of providing deferred action and work authorization to long-term residents of the US. From the little we know so far, the expansion includes individuals who’ve been residing in the US since 1/1/2010 if they fall into either of two categories: 1. Are the parent of…

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Obama’s War of Attrition

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

In Artesia New Mexico, hours from the nearest metropolitan area, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) has set up a prison solely for the purposes of detaining children and their mothers while they await determination of their claims for refugee status in the US.  ICE’s policy is to detain all of the children and their mothers…

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Executive Office For Immigration Review launches a Facebook Page

Blog abogado de inmigración de San Diego

The Executive Office for Immigration Review (“EOIR”) has a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/doj.eoir. Unfortunately you have to “like” the page in order to get updates. We here at FFA “like” getting updates from the EOIR but certainly don’t like many of their decisions, policies, or backlogs that keep clients from getting hearings for years when there is relief…

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Immigration In Perspective

Immigration Lawyer Blog San Diego

Over the past week I’ve encountered some increasingly disturbing immigration related cases that demonstrate the inconsistencies, injustice, and lack of perspective our society has regarding immigration crimes. The first of two cases are women whose children suffered abuse at the hands of their father. In one case the wife first sought the advice of her priest…

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