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Mexican immigrant Bernardo Ortega Guerrero

5 Things You Need to Know About Immigration Court

Close to half a million immigrants are currently in pending removal proceedings. Most of these people are coming from Mexico through California which has the most cases at approximately 90,000, and Texas which comes in  second with around 80,000 cases. New York, New Jersey and Florida follow in terms of caseload. With statistics like…

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7 Ways to Stop Deportation

7 Ways to Stop Deportation

As of this writing about 450,000 immigrants await removal hearings. Around 10% of them sit in jails. Over 2 million immigrants have been ‘removed’ since President Obama entered the Oval Office (‘removal’ is what Congress has called ‘deportation’ since 1997). Obama has referred to illegal immigrants as “gangbangers”, but this is simply not true in…

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12 Things You Must Know About Deportation Defense

It’s incredible.  People are supposed to know their rights.  But Immigrants sometimes are unaware. Here are 12 Things You Must Know About Deportation Defense: 1.      You have a right to a hearing. Nobody served with a Notice to Appear in Removal Proceedings can just be deported. Often denials of green…

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