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A History of the Violence Against Women Act for Immigrants

Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in 1994. In passing the bill, Congress acknowledged the issue of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault in the country. Although the bill changed over time, the purpose remained the same- to protect women from abuse. Over time, that purpose grew to include immigrants. Find out how […]

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When to Call a Deportation Lawyer

A deportation lawyer has become a hot commodity these days. With this administration’s travel bans, the topic of immigration has become a hot one. There are plenty of citizens who were once immigrants, who are questioning how the ban will affect them. And many of these people are ones who have citizenship for quite a […]

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The Attorney General Wants to Close Asylum Law Loophole

In the US, immigration and asylum laws seem to be changing on a daily basis. One of the latest attempts at change involves immigrants who are looking for asylum. While immigrants used to be able to stay in the US if their lives were at risk back home, the attorney general hopes to change that. […]

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Immigration Cuts for DACA Fix: The Whitehouse’s Plan

Immigration is not a priority for Donald Trump. So, it’s no surprise that Trump’s top immigration adviser is working on a plan to make immigration cuts. Stephen Miller is in charge of the plan, and he’s taking a hard stance against immigration. The plan makes immigration cuts in exchange for providing support for a fix […]

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California Legislatures Pass “Sanctuary State” Bill to Protect Immigrants

Immigration is a hot topic in the US right now. Trump’s policies have a lot to do with that. As Trump cracks down on immigration, people are voicing their opinions on the issue. Many Americans feel that the war against immigration is unnecessary. Now, California lawmakers are chiming in on the issue. In the state […]

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President Trump Ends DACA: What Does This Mean for “Dreamers”?

President Donald Trump moved to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program September 5. The program protected dreamers from being deported, and now Congress has until March to create a plan to fix the program if they want to keep it. So what does this mean for you, and to what extent does […]

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President Trump Now Has His Sites Set on the DACA Program

If you have been paying attention to the news the past few months, you have no doubt heard the phrases “DACA Program” and “Dreamers.” If not, don’t worry – you will hear them even more as President Trump pushes his immigration agenda forward. But what, exactly, do these terms mean? What does the Commander-in-Chief intend […]

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Deportation Defense Cases. What You Need to Know

Have you have received a Notice to Appear from the Department of Homeland Security alleging that you are removable from the U.S.?  Do not assume for one second that the situation is hopeless. A summons to immigration court means you will have your chance to have your case examined before a judge. Susan B. Henner understands and knows […]

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President Trump’s Policies Have Driven Up Immigration Applications

One of Donald Trump’s major campaign promises was to limit immigration to the US. Now many months into his presidency, Trump has yet to fulfill that promise. While he has held several raids to deport illegal immigrants, immigration as a whole has not gone down. In fact, it seems that his policies resulted in the […]

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President Trump’s Travel Ban is Upheld by The Supreme Court

President Trump’s Travel Ban Last month, The Supreme Court allowed President Trump’s travel ban to stand. The ban will hold for 90 days until the courts review the case in October. Refugees and people from six Muslim-majority countries may not travel to the United States for the time being. These countries include Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan […]

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