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Social Media and Immigration

Social Media and Immigration

Mario A. Godoy

The State Department has announced that effective May 2019, they will be reviewing social media on all Visa requests as well as asking other questions...

ICE Fines Illegal Immigrants

ICE Fines Illegal Immigrants

Mario A. Godoy

NPR is reporting that the Department of Homeland Security is fining individuals who failed to depart the United States as ordered. According to NPR, d...

Pritzer and Lightfoot Will Not Aid ICE Raids

Pritzer and Lightfoot Will Not Aid ICE Raids

Mario A. Godoy

Ahead of ICE raids expected to begin on July 14, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that the city will not cooperate with any ICE raids and Govern...

What To Do If You Are Picked Up by ICE

What To Do If You Are Picked Up by ICE

Mario A. Godoy

152 people were picked up by ICE during raids in Chicago in June 2019. By the time you get to an ICE detention center, it may be too late. Statistical...

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