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DHS to Collect DNA from Detained Immigrants

DHS to Collect DNA from Detained Immigrants

The Department of Homeland Security announced on October 2 that the Justice Department will give immigration officers the authority to collect DNA fro...

Reversal: Deportation Medical Exemptions Resume

Reversal: Deportation Medical Exemptions Resume

On August 7, 2019, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) stopped accepting and adjudicating medical deferred action applications for non-mi...

Deportation Appeal Fee to Increase 1000%

Deportation Appeal Fee to Increase 1000%

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is considering a new proposal to increase the deportation appeal fee for an immigrant to appeal their deportation by n...

20 States Now Suing Government Over Flores Rule

20 States Now Suing Government Over Flores Rule

California and 19 other states on August 23, 2019, announced a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s proposed new rule to change the court ...

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