• Federal Court to Consider Again Whether Children Can Be Deported Without Attorneys
    December 10, 2018

    On Monday, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments in C.J.L.G. v. Whitaker, a case that addresses whether children facing deportation have the right to a court-appointed attorney. Currently, immigration courts order unrepresented children deported despite the potential life-or-death consequences of these cases. C.J. fled Honduras when he was 13-years-old after he was held […] The post Federal Court to Consider Again Whether Children Can Be Deported Without Attorneys appeared first on Immigration Impact. [ˇK]

  • USCIS’ Proposed H1-B Registration Rule Creates More Uncertainty for Employers
    December 7, 2018

    Just months short of the normal starting date for the annual H-1B petition process, USCIS has proposed major changes. U.S. employers who rely on this visa category, which is for jobs that require a bachelor’s or higher degree in a “specific specialty” or equivalent at the entry-level, are now in limbo, unsure whether these changes […] The post USCIS’ Proposed H1-B Registration Rule Creates More Uncertainty for Employers appeared first on Immigration Impact. [ˇK]

  • How to Engage in an Immigration Debate Where Everyone Has Their Own Facts
    December 6, 2018

    Advocates of immigrant rights decry working in what feels like the age of the fact-free debate. A debate driven in large part by leaders willing to cherry-pick facts on immigration that encourage division and sacrifice solutions. Yet, all of us have a role to play in improving the nature of the public debate on immigration. […] The post How to Engage in an Immigration Debate Where Everyone Has Their Own Facts appeared first on Immigration Impact. [ˇK]

  • Government Data Shows ICE Detention Relies on Private Companies and Remote Locations
    December 5, 2018

    There is a lot that we don’t know about immigration detention. Although Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been in the headlines more often than in past years, the network of facilities ICE uses to imprison immigrants is a major aspect of the agency that is often hidden in plain sight. According to a national […] The post Government Data Shows ICE Detention Relies on Private Companies and Remote Locations appeared first on Immigration Impact. [ˇK]

  • The United States Could Solve Undocumented Immigration With a Better System
    December 4, 2018

    New estimates indicate that the number of undocumented immigrants in the United States continues a decade-long decline, standing at about 10.7 million as of 2016 (down from 12.2 million in 2007). Just as important as the numbers themselves, however, are the trends that underlie them: migrants are now primarily coming from Central America, not Mexico. […] The post The United States Could Solve Undocumented Immigration With a Better System appeared first on Immigration Impact. [ˇK]