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  • Ways To Protect Your Family If You Are Detained or Removed (Deported)
    Ways To Protect Your Family If You Are Detained or Removed (Deported)

    Over the past few weeks, my office has been receiving numerous calls from undocumented immigrants, concerned about what will happen to their families if they are detained or removed from the United ...

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  • 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to Hear Oral Arguments Today
    9th Circuit Court of Appeals to Hear Oral Arguments Today

    Today the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments to determine whether President Trump's Executive Action restricting travel from seven designated countries, and temporary suspension ...

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  • Expansion of I-601A Hardship Waiver
    Expansion of I-601A Hardship Waiver

    The I-601A, Provisional Waiver, program first became effective in 2013. This allowed certain individuals to file for a waiver of the 3 or 10 year unlawful presence bar from within the United States ...

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  • U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Immigration Case
    U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments in Immigration Case

    On Monday, April 18, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case Texas vs. United States. This is the case brought by 26 states in an attempt to block President Obama’s executive ...

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  • Changes to Visa Waiver Program
    Changes to Visa Waiver Program

    On January 21, 2016, the United States began implementing the new changes to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). The VWP, or ESTA, is a program that allows citizens of about 40 countries to enter the U.S. ...

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  • Executive Action Update
    Executive Action Update

    Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear the Government's appeal in Texas vs. U.S. This is the case that challenged President Obama's authority to implement his 2014 executive ...

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