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Forced Searches of Travelers’ Belongings and Digital Devices at the Border

Border Patrol

Warrantless searches by customs officers (the U.S. Coast Guard, CBP, Border Patrol, and ICE) at ports of entry, including airports, have been permitted as an exception to the Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures. The Supreme Court has...


La decision de Trump para terminar DACA mal guiado

DACA, DAPA

La decisión del 5 de septiembre de 2017 del presidente Donald Trump de rescindir la Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA) ha devastado a los 800.000 jóvenes a los que hace cinco años se les concedió una...


Trump Decision to End DACA Misguided and Shortsighted

DACA, DAPA

The September 5, 2017 decision by President Donald Trump to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has devastated the 800,000 young people who five years ago were granted a reprieve from removal and an opportunity to study, work, and...


5th Circuit Decision Further Delays Obama’s Executive Action Immigration Programs

DACA

In a disappointing (if not surprising) decision issued May 26th, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans hit the “pause” button on the implementation of Obama’s executive action immigration initiative once again. In the decision, two members of...


Timeline: What’s Happening with Obama’s Executive Action Program?

Immigration Reform

Like many other immigration attorneys, I receive several calls every week inquiring about the status of Obama’s Executive Action Immigration program, which was first announced back in November of 2014.  Unfortunately, for now the answer is still that the timeline...