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Immigration attorneys see deportation cases tossed

By |October 17th, 2010|Immigration Enforcement|

Although the chances of any type of comprehensive immigration reform being passed in the foreseeable future are slim to none, it would appear that another branch of the US government has taken it upon itself to implement what amounts to an informal immigration amnesty in various cities across the US. In Houston alone, immigration judges [...]

Deportation repreve for Harvard student

By |June 19th, 2010|Immigration Enforcement|

Eric Balderas, age 19, was recently arrested by ICE (US Immigration & Customs Enforcement) for being in the US illegally. While the arrest of another undocumented immigrant may not be unusually newsworthy, the fact that Balderas is currently a sophomore at Harvard University makes it so. Balderas, a Mexican citizen, was facing deportation before US [...]

Los Angeles Immigrants arrested for transporting others to Washington and Oregon

By |June 24th, 2009|Immigration Enforcement|

An immigrant couple from Los Angeles was arrested by ICE agents in Oregon last week for transporting newly-arrived undocumented workers through California to the northwest. The couple, who drove a mini-van, was arrested along with the group of illegal immigrants they were transporting. While the couple had run a thriving transport business for arriving aliens, [...]

US Immigration to build facility near Los Angeles

By |May 24th, 2009|Immigration Enforcement|

United States immigration officials have begun the process of building a 2,200 bed immigration detention center within 120 miles of Los Angeles. Immigration and Customs enforcement can currently house 32,000 immigration detainees across the country, with 1,400 of them staying in a Los Angeles county facility.  US Immigration closed the San Pedro detention facility in [...]