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Local Law Enforcement Loyalty to ICE Lacking Results

Secure Communities, a massive government surveillance program launched in 2008 by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), has failed to increase the removal of its primary announced targets: noncitizens who have committed crimes other than minor violations.  This is an ambitious national program under which millions of fingerprints gathered by local law enforcement agencies are automatically transmitted to ICE via […]

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“Returning Residents”: Have you Abandoned your Status?

Attention “Returning Residents”: Many U.S. lawful permanent residents travel freely to and from their home country, but beware: those who remain abroad for more than one (1) year without permission from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), are generally considered to have abandoned U.S. residency and are subject to loss of Lawful Permanent Resident […]

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Posted in: Crimmigration, Immigration, Removal (Deportation), Uncategorized

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Rally to Stop ICE and Inspire Us All

Rally to Stop ICE and Inspire Us All

As a solo practitioner, I am more able to dedicate time to causes and efforts that I believe are important.  On Tuesday of this week, I was honored to participate in the Rally Against ICE Deportations at the Atlanta Immigration ICE Building.  Amazingly brave men and women, most of whom were undocumented, put their bodies […]

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Posted in: Crimmigration, Removal (Deportation)

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11th Circuit Chipping Away at Relief for Immigrants?

In removal (deportation) proceedings in Immigration Courts across the country, STERN Law and other immigration lawyers fight against anti-immigrant policies and laws every day.  An example of such a policy is the southern states’ refusal to accept a criminal state court Judge’s ruling when it benefits the immigrant.  Routinely, permanent residents and undocumented immigrants are […]

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Posted in: Crimmigration, Immigration, Removal (Deportation)

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DOJ to Reduce Mandatory Sentences for Non-Violent, Drug Crimes

Will our Clients in Georgia Courts See a Change? Finally, with Monday’s announcement by Eric Holder, we have a public acknowledgment by our country’s top law enforcement official that the War on Drugs and its policies, implemented since the 1970’s, have failed. Holder went further than to offer an empty statistic. He basically stated that […]

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Posted in: Drug Offenses

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