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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration by Ted Bogosian  
Video: Know Your Rights as An Accused Noncitizen

  What happens if you are an undocumented immigrant and you get arrested? You have more rights than you think. Immigration attorney Howard Silverman explains that even undocumented immigrants have certain legal protections. If you’ve been detained you’re entitled to: Private legal representation.  Freedom from illegal search an seizure. Police must obtain a warrant or have probable cause to conduct a search of you or your property. There have been 1.1 million deportations under the Obama administration, and this trend …

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Posted 3 years ago in Immigration by Aaron Kase  
Don’t Be Fooled by Fake Immigration Lawyers

  ICE: It’s not just for deporting people anymore. Last year, the federal Immigrations and Customs Enforcement launched a crackdown against scammers who prey on immigrant communities, pretending to offer legal services but more often than not leading their unwitting clients into a heap of trouble. Scammers known as “notarios” offer asylum applications and other services they aren’t authorized to provide Immigrant communities vulnerable due to poor English skills and unfamiliarity with American law Victims of scams can bear the …

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Posted 3 years ago in Internet Law by Ada Kulesza  
Internet Pirate’s Facebook Message Causes Harsher Sentence

Ninjavideo.net, an Internet piracy site that released free movie and TV downloads, was raided last year by the ICE – Immigration and Customs Enforcement, a division of the Department of Homeland Security. After the site’s manager, Hana Bashera, 30, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and copyright infringement, she posted indignant messages to her online “community.” Because of this lack of remorse, the judge ended her grace period before starting a two-year prison sentence, over what the federal government charges was thievery from …

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Posted 3 years ago in Immigration by Aaron Kase  
Softened Deportation Policy No Amnesty, Lawyers Warn

The Department of Homeland Security is shifting its resources away from low priority illegal immigration cases to concentrate on felons and foreigners posing national security risks, but immigration lawyers warn undocumented residents that the policy is no license to poke their necks out and announce their presence unnecessarily. Enforcement attorneys granted discretion to decide who to deport Immigration lawyers warn illegal immigrants to not approach authorities Record number of deportations last year   Not an Amnesty The new DHS policy, …

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