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Los Angeles Immigration & Naturalization Law Blog

Court Rules That Woman Must Leave US Due to Forced Labor for Salvadorean Guerrillas

"Consider this: A woman was kidnapped in 1990 by guerrillas in El Salvador. They killed her husband and forced her to cook and clean for them. She made her way to the US and applied for asylum, but a court says she shouldn't get it and has to leave -- because her forced labor is considered providing help to terrorists. The controversial ruling was issued yesterday by an immigration court run by the Justice Department. US law doesn't recognize a difference between voluntary or involuntary "material support" for terrorist groups, Board of Immigration Appeals Judge Roger Pauley wrote. The dissenting judge said that's just a crazy interpretation of the law. The woman can appeal."-CNN, 6/7/18 

El Procurador General Sostiene Que Los Jueces de Inmigración y la Junta de Apelaciones de Inmigración no Tienen Autoridad Para el Cierre Administrativo

El jueves, el Fiscal General Jeff Sessions prohibió a los jueces de inmigración y la Junta de Apelaciones de Inmigración el cierre administrativo de los casos, diciendo que los jueces de inmigración no tienen la autoridad para suspender indefinidamente los procedimientos de inmigración. 

Attorney General Holds Immigration Judges and BIA have No Authority for Administrative Closure

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday barred immigration judges and the Board of Immigration Appeals from administratively closing cases, saying immigration judges do not have the authority to indefinitely suspend immigration proceedings. 


Representantes de ICE y el gobierno de Nicaragua firmaron recientemente un memorando de entendimiento (MOU) que establece al gobierno nicaragüense como un socio participante en el sistema electrónico de documentos de viaje (eTD) de ICE / ERO.
Se solicita a los gobiernos extranjeros que participan en el sistema eTD que confirmen la ciudadanía de los extranjeros sospechosos de ser sus nacionales mediante entrevistas y la revisión de registros y documentos. También se espera que emitan documentos de viaje de manera oportuna y acepten el rendimiento físico de sus nacionales. 

Trump ordena el final de la política de "captura y liberación" de los inmigrantes ilegales en la frontera

La Casa Blanca emitió un memorándum el viernes que ordena a su administración que actúe rápidamente para poner fin a la "captura y liberación, incluida una medida para aumentar la capacidad de detención en la frontera o cerca de ella y llevar a cabo determinaciones de temor tanto razonables como creíble. 

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