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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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How to Get an Immigrant Out of Jail

How to Get an Immigrant Out of Jail

I spent my last 3 nights visiting 3 decent people in immigration custody. To break stereotypes: All 3 have lived here since the 1990s or earlier. None are border crossers and all have several school age kids born in the US. All 3 have US citizen spouses. None have a…

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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 card…

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