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NYC Waiver Attorney
NYC Waiver Attorney Trump’s often-mentioned Muslim travel ban has had a chilling effect on the ability of individuals to come to the United States from a list of nations cited as security risks by the current administration. While North Korea and Venezuela are also included on this list, Yemen, Syria, Somalia, Iran and Libya are...
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NYC Immigration Attorney
NYC Immigration Attorney On February 12, 2019, Brooklyn Defender Services, the Legal Aid Society and the Bronx Defenders filed a lawsuit to stop Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from requiring video interviews as a substitute for face-to-face meetings in removal proceedings. The suit seeks an injunction against these practices by the New York Field Office...
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New York Immigration
To get through a massive backlog of immigration cases, federal authorities in New York implemented a new high-tech “solution” last year, to speed up and increase the deportation of immigrants. Immigrants were forced to submit to video conferencing to “attend” their own immigration court proceedings. This “solution” allows them to appear before a judge in...
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ICE Arrests Deportations
Arrests and deportations by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are increasing in New York despite the state’s policies welcoming immigrants. ICE arrests increased by 35 percent in New York State in 2018, rising to a total of almost 3,500 in the New York region. This trend reflects an overall rise in the number of arrests...
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New York Immigration Services
On December 20, 2018, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state will be expanding the services offered to immigrants targeted for deportation by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and other federal agencies. Governor Cuomo intends to add health care, rapid response to raids by ICE and social services to the legal support already...
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New York Asylum Lawyer
Despite a concerted effort on the part of the Trump administration to discourage and limit legal immigration and to reduce the ability of refugees to find refuge in the U.S., the number of requests for asylum went up by almost 70 percent in 2018 from the previous year. Most immigration experts point to violence and...
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