Congress is preparing to break for the holidays, and it is apparent that the standoff over President Trump’s wall will result in a partial government shutdown. Unlike a full government shutdown, the current funding lapse only impacts certain aspects of the government. As of midnight on November 21st, funding expired for all non-essential employees in…

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Late last week on November 9th, the White House released an official proclamation from the President of the United States. The proclamation addresses the issue of “mass migration” to the southern border of the United States. It begins, “The United States expects the arrival at the border between the United States and Mexico (southern border)…

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If you want proof that the government’s mentality and approach to immigration have shifted in the past 18 months, look no further than a recent report on actions by Immigration and Customs Enforcement or ICE. The National Law Review reported that between January 2018 and the first week of August, ICE served a record 5,200…

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It’s only mid-July, yet this summer already feels like a series of immigration policy changes. We’ve seen the Trump Administration ramp up its stance on zero tolerance for illegal immigration, make announcements on asylum policies and changes to the asylum system, and even take the drastic step to separate minor children from their parents or…

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Over the weekend an immigration story was shared across the U.S. It was a story that certainly caught the attention of more people than an immigration lawyer in California. In social media posts and news outlets, there were reports that the U.S. government, specifically the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), had “lost” nearly…

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