• Asylum Seekers Returned to Mexico

    Under a new policy which was announced by the Trump Administration the previous week, a Honduran man named Carlos Catarlo Gomez became the first asylum seeker to be sent back to Tijuana through the San Ysidro Port of Entry at the end of January to await their pending immigration court proceedings in the United States. Until now, immigrants seeking asylum were allowed to stay in the U.S.—either ...
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  • Government Shutdown Halts Most Immigration Court Hearings

    Since 2016, the Trump Administration’s anti-immigration rhetoric has encouraged a dangerous political and social divide in the United States. Unfortunately for Trump, this is the only wall he’s successfully constructed. Despite contradictory campaign promises, Trump has not been able to get Congress or Mexico to fund his expensive border wall. When lawmakers failed to compromise on spending $5 ...
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  • Immigration Basics: What You Need to Know

    The legal process of immigration is a complicated one. Many immigrants, both documented and undocumented, may not fully understand their rights. Not fully understanding immigration law as an immigrant could potentially jeopardize any chance of citizenship and remaining in the United States. Here are some basic facts every immigrant should know: Deportation According to the Illegal Immigration ...
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  • What is DACA and How Are You Protected?

    DACA, (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), is an executive order that was signed by President Obama in 2012. The provision provides young immigrants who were brought into the United States illegally as children, to legally live in the U.S. While there has been much opposition to the DACA order, it’s still very much in place, and many young people are able to register with the Federal ...
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