Monthly Archives: January 2013

Senators release bipartisan plan for immigration reform

There’s a lot you have to do to qualify for the path to citizenship in this bill. “Go to the back of the line of prospective immigrants, pass an additional background check, pay taxes, learn English and civics, demonstrate a … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Immigration Law

FUNDAMENTALS OF IMMIGRATION LAW by Charles A. Wiegand, III Immigration Judge, Oakdale, Louisiana Revised October 2011 Philip Verrillo, Immigration Judge, Hartford, Connecticut Sarah Byrd, Attorney Advisor, Falls Church, Virginia Alexa McDonnell, Attorney Advisor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Sarah Rempel, Attorney Advisor, Hartford, … Continue reading

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Detainers

December 21, 2012 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement MEMORANDUM FOR: All Field Office Directors FROM: John Morton Director SUBJECT: Civil Immigration Enforcement: Guidance on the Use of Detainers in the Federal, State, Local, and Tribal Criminal Justice Systems Purpose This … Continue reading

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Illinois Temporary Visitor Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Drivers (TVDL)

Estimates put the state’s number of undocumented immigrants driving without a license at 250,000. TVDLs for undocumenteds will take effect ten months after Governor Quinn signs it—that is, sometime in fall 2013. Since 2005 Illinois has been issuing TVDLs to … Continue reading

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