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    City of Oakland Moves To Terminate ICE Agreement With Police Department

    Public Safety Committee Votes This Week on ICE Resolution and Civil Rights Ordinance Oakland, CA- This week the Public Safety committee of the Oakland City Council will consider a resolution from at-large representative Rebecca Kaplan to terminate agreements between the Oakland Police Department and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE),...
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    Should a San Jose Law Limit the City’s Cooperation with ICE?

    Estephany Haro El Observador Ever since President Donald Trump took office, fear has become the new norm for immigrant families who fear deportation and being separated from their loved ones by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. Even though deportation is nothing new to families across the U.S....
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    Immigrant’s Fate

    Expert Helps Clear Up Misconceptions Suzanne Potter / California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Immigration advocates are speaking out to clear up misconceptions in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to block key parts of President Obama’s immigration policy. For now, the lower court ruling stands, which means his...
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    DACA AND DAPA ARE DEAD

    Carlos Alejandro Budhabhatti. Project Manager Immigrant Empowerment Foundation, No Vote-Many Voices Project June 23, 2016 San Jose / CALIFORNIA On Thursday the United States Supreme Court in the Case of Texas v. United States, in a 4-4 decision, affirmed by the 5th Circuit Case.  In a nine (9) word opinion by the...
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    GETTING CLOSER TO DECISION

    By Raul Ray, Esq. A decision by the Supreme Court on President Obama’s  DAPA and Expanded DACA initiatives could be handed down as early  as next week.   The court’s current term, which started October 2015, will conclude at the end of  this month. If the court rules in...
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    WHAT TO DO WHEN AN IMMIGRANT IS FACING REMOVAL FROM THE USA

    Raul Ray, Esq. When a person who is not a citizen of the United States is placed into removal proceedings the wheels of uncertainty begin to spin.  Family members are often left in a state of panic, confusion, depression and financial despair and don’t know who to turn to...
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    County of Santa Clara Reacts to New Potential Wave of Immigration Raids

    Santa Clara County / CALIFORNIA According to a news story released on May 12th by Reuters News Agency, U.S. immigration officials are planning a month-long series of raids targeting women and children from Central America who have entered the country illegally, as well as minors who entered the country without a guardian and...
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    Immigration Corner

    By Raul Ray, Esq. On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced executive actions that would expand the existing DACA program and create a new program to allow parents of U.S. citizens and permanent residents to remain in the U.S. and work without fear of deportation. Under the expanded DACA...