Category Archives: Citizenship

Narrowing Protection for Non Citizens Who Receive Poor Legal Advice

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In 2010 the Supreme Court of the United States held that a criminal defense attorney must advise noncitizen clients about the risks of deportation if they accept a plea bargain.Thus, a noncitizen who relies on the advise of their Attorney, are not unfairly held accountable for their Attorneys’ mistakes. This decision was made after the Padilla […]

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Be Heard

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            Tell Obama your story. We want to get the word out of how important a Comprehensive Immigration Reform Is. What better way to do this than to tell your story, not everyone has the same story when it comes to immigration. We have have such a diversity of people […]

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer wanted to opt out of the Medicaid expansion – until she realized it could give better medical care to Immigrants!

  Arizona continues its war on immigrants by entangling Medicaid with its immigration fight. Officials from Arizona realized and explained in a set of memos that “If Arizona does not expand[MediCaid], for poor Arizonans below (the federal poverty line), only legal immigrants, but not citizens, would be eligible for subsidies,”. Is the Governor this mean to immigrants […]

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The posturing continues, but how close are we to an agreement?

Marco Rubio continues his fight to steer Republicans towards a softer stance on immigration – he does want to be President. http://nbcpolitics.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/07/15755551-in-lame-duck-session-positioning-begins-for-immigration-debate-in-2013?lite

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Former President Bush declares, “Not only do immigrants help build our economy, they invigorate our soul.”

Former President W. Bush has called upon lawmakers, especially Republicans, to move beyond the rhetoric of division and embrace immigration reform. Bush did push for immigration reform before he left office, but was blocked right-wing forces in his own party. That same right-wing of the Republican party pushed Mitt Romney to the Republican party nomination […]

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