DACA

DACA in Jeopardy Again

After 9 years of having the DACA program in place, a federal judge has chosen now as the right time to determine that when it was put in place 2 presidents ago, the rules were not properly followed in starting the program. Frankly, it’s inexplicable. If this were an issue, it should have come up…

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Administrative Closure - Texas Immigration Attorney

Deportation News: Administrative Closure Restored

The US Attorney General has issued a decision restoring Administrative Closure as a tool for Immigration Judges to use in removal proceedings to effectively manage their dockets. With this decision, along with the recent memorandum restoring prosecutorial discretion to the ICE Office of the Chief Counsel, the deportation authorities again have the power to control…

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ICE - Prosecutorial Discretion

Big Changes for ICE – Prosecutorial Discretion Can Make a Difference for Many Immigrants

On May 27th, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, commonly known as ICE, released a nationwide memorandum to guide the government’s immigration attorneys on removal policies and priorities. It is one of the most progressive movements made to date under the Biden Administration to work with the immigrant community. This memo now provides a framework for the…

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