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Sheriff Joe Arpaio in More Legal Trouble

A two-year federal criminal investigation of infamous Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio for abuses of power and financial misconduct was dropped earlier this month, but the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America has plenty more legal trouble looming. Arpaio is celebrated and vilified through the country for his tough-on-immigration policies in Maricopa County, Ariz., endorsing racial profiling in policy if not in name to arrest suspected undocumented immigrants and turn them over to federal authorities for deportation. However the sheriff is also …

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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration by John McCarthy  
Hidden Legal Traps in Deferred Action for Some Young Immigrants

  Tens of thousands of young undocumented immigrants have rushed to apply under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) for a work permit and a guarantee against being deported. But immigration lawyers warn there are unexpected legal consequences for many people, and they advise applicants to take their time and file carefully, not quickly.  DACA is based on an executive order signed by President Obama in June, allowing foreign nationals who arrived in the U.S. as children, and who are …

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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration by Michele Bowman  
Non-Citizens in LGBT Marriages Avoid Deportation

Immigrants who are part of stable, same-sex couples in the United States will face a lower chance of deportation if the policies of the Department of Homeland Security and the Obama administration are actually written down. Immigration policy promoted by the Obama Administration would devote fewer resources to sniffing out immigrant lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people who are married to U.S. citizens. Now, prompted by Democratic lawmakers, DHS is being asked to put that policy into official regulations, …

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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration by Denny Alfonso  
Estudiantes Indocumentados Hacen Realidad el Sueño Migratorio

Bajo una nueva política gubernamental a partir del 15 de Agosto jóvenes estudiantes inmigrantes traidos al país ilegalmente cuando eran niños pueden solicitar una Acción Diferida sobre sus ordenes de deportación y además pedir permisos de trabajo. La abogada Cecilia Rodríguez de la Asociación Americana de Abogados de Inmigración dice que es importante que los jóvenes estudiantes indocumentados , más conocidos como DREAMers o soñadores reciban ayuda legal confiable. “Estamos preocupados de que personas que no son abogados, como algunos …

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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration by Larry Bodine  
Video: Retirees Can Now Get Damages when Cheated Out of Benefits

  You’ve worked hard for your employer for years and built up your nest egg by paying into your company’s 401(k) plan, believing this would give you financial security when you retired. Think again. Many companies, using the recession as an excuse, are now reneging on the promises made to employees and cheating them out of their hard-earned benefits.         Mobile users click here to view the video.         Lawyers.com Editor-in-Chief Larry Bodine interviews …

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