Throughout the presidential campaign Donald Trump promised to terminate DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). White House officials report that Trump will end DACA – as early as Friday. This move abandons and strands over 2 million people that are eligible for DACA.
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Many Latinos are very uneasy and are following all new immigration policy. The latest news beingthe expansion of immigration enforcement to include traffic violations. Some are making plans for the care of their families should they be deported. Some worry their status may be changed. Many immigrants support the deportation of those with criminal histories but are concerned […]
A 23 year old Mexican man, brought to this country by his parents at a very young age was detained by U.S. Immigration Authorities. He lives and works in the U.S. under the DACA program. He is being held in the Detention Center in Tacoma, WA. This program currently protects approximately 750,000 people from […]
Washington Dream Act passes house in a rare first day vote. The proposal would allow access to financial aid to children brought to the United States illegally as children. The senates has signaled that the bill is very unlikely to pass. Few states have actually passed similar bills that would benefit “Dreamers”, allowing them to […]
President Obama said on Tuesday that the immigration reform will be top priority once the physical crisis has been resolved. In an Interview with the Spanish network Univision, Obama said the once the physical crisis is done, he will push to call a vote on immigration reform. “Once that’s done, you know, the day […]
According to the Biretbart News Service, Shawn Moran, Vice President of the National Border Patrol Council, alleged that the Department of Homeland Security is ordering Border Patrol Agents to stand down and stop enforcing the border. Moran claimed, “We are simply being ordered to stand down and stop tracking and trying to apprehend…” Homeland Security reportedly began […]
Seven Presidents from Utah Universities are urging the House to compromise on immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship. University of Utah President David Pershing, along with other educational leaders sent a joint letter to the states’ four House leaders on Thursday asking them to find a solution to our broken immigration system. “Utah […]
We are excited to announce that we will be sponsoring Utah Grizzlies Hockey Latino Night at the Maverik Center along with Maverik on Friday October 25. We will be giving away tickets to the hockey game to fans that “Like” our Facebook page. Like Immigration Lawyer Scott D. Mills on Facebook!
Immigration agents will now be able to give more leniency to parents who end up in immigration custody. according an Obama administration policy directive released on Friday. ICE will now have the ability to be easier on undocumented immigrants that have children in the US. Agents should now be able to consider whether the immigrant […]
Rubio Fears That Obama Could Expand Deferred Deportation to Cover Most Current Undocumented Immigrants
Scott D. Mills the-Immigration-Lawyer.com Over a week ago, I discussed how and why President Obama should fix the stalemate on immigration by using executive order to expand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programs to include more immigrants. Now Senator Marco Rubio is expressing his fear that the President is going to make this happen. […]