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New US Protections for Ukrainian Refugees and Immigrants
Mario A. Godoy

With the escalating attack by Russia on Ukraine, the United States is looking at measures to protect Ukrainian immigrants already in the U.S. from rem...

New Justice Department Deportation 6 Week Filing Deadline
Mario A. Godoy

CNN is reporting that the Justice Department’s Executive Office for Immigration Review has begun sending immigration attorneys orders with a 6 w...

Congress Investigates ICE Unauthorized Detainee Hysterectomies
Mario A. Godoy

After a complaint by a whistleblower, Congress has called for an investigation into whether federal immigration detainees underwent gynecological surg...

¿Cuándo debo llamar a un Abogado de Defensa sobre Deportación?
Mario A. Godoy

Los inmigrantes y ciudadanos extranjeros corren riesgo de deportación, e incluso de ser removidos de los Estados Unidos de llegar a infringir la ley ...

When Should I Call A Deportation Defense Lawyer?
Mario A. Godoy

Immigrants and non-citizens in the United States face the risk of removal or deportation if they fail to follow American law and immigration policies....

New Green Card Rules
Mario A. Godoy

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has instituted new green card rules that go into effect in 2020. If you are a green car...

Speak His Name: Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez
Mario A. Godoy

16-year-old Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, a Guatemalan migrant, was seriously ill on May 19 when immigration agents put him in a small South Texa...

ICE Buys Driver’s License Data
Mario A. Godoy

Depending on where you live, it is not always required to have a Social Security Number in order to get a driver’s license. 13 states and the Distri...

Supreme Court to Review Asylum-Seeker Expedited Review
Mario A. Godoy

The United States Supreme Court justices agreed on Friday, October 18, 2019, to consider the Trump administration’s effort to speed up the depor...

20 States Now Suing Government Over Flores Rule
Mario A. Godoy

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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