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Crime of Threatening or Intimidating

Hopefully everyone has fun plans for the weekend and is out and about to enjoy the summer. Today's topic is the crime of threatening or intimidating codified in ARS § 13-1202. ARS § ...
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Adjustment of Status in Immigration

You may have heard the immigration term "adjustment of status" and wondered what this term means. Basically, adjustment of status refers to the procedure an immigrant must go through to ...
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Seeking Asylum under U. S. Immigration Law

Asylum may be sought in the United States by refugees per laws under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Per this Act, a refugee is defined as someone who is unable or unwilling to avail ...
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Understanding Work and Business Immigration Matters

If you are an employer who wants to hire a non-U.S. citizen or if you are a non-U.S. citizen wishing to work or conduct business activities in the U.S. then it is important that you begin working with ...
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Family and Friends of Deported Undocumented Immigrants Gather in Houston

Houston supporters of immigration reform recently gathered to bring attention to deportation issues. The crowd included children of undocumented immigrants whose parents had been removed from the U.S. ...
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Teen Held in Immigration Detention for a Year Now Faces Federal Incarceration

J.V. was arrested over a year ago in Houston when he was 17 years old. He was taken into custody when police allegedly found him in illegal possession of Xanax (an anti-anxiety drug which can only be ...
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Houston Religious Group Joins in Movement to Support Immigration Reform

The clergy of a Houston Lutheran church came together with other immigration reform supporters recently in regard to the Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act (SAFE Act). The group is urging congress ...
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Obama Says Senate Immigration Bill Would Likely Pass in the House

In a recent statement, President Obama has said that Senate immigration reform that passed in the Senate would likely pass in the House of Representatives if it was allowed to be presented for a vote. ...
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Path to Citizenship under Proposed Immigration Reform

The immigration reform bill currently being considered in Congress would make sweeping changes in U.S. immigration law. A path to citizenship would be created for the estimated 11 million undocumented ...
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Strengthened Border Patrol Amendment for Immigration Reform

In the U.S. Senate, a new amendment has been added to the immigration reform bill to help build its passage through that chamber. The amendment was revealed yesterday on the Senate floor after being ...
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Immigration Bill Goes to Senate for Debate

The sweeping new immigration reform bill passed the Senate Judiciary Committee last month and is expected to be debated in the Senate by June 10, 2013. Proponents of the bill will work to get 70 out ...
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Immigration Consultants in California

Individuals who need immigration help in the state of California are protected by the California Immigration Consultants Act. This state law provides legal protection against various types of fraud ...
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South Texas Sees Recent Rise in Illegal Immigrants

CBS Evening News recently reported that border patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley area of Texas have seen a huge increase in the number of border crossings by illegal immigrants this year. ...
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USC Study Says 1 in 10 are Illegal Immigrants in U.S.

Researchers at the University of Southern California say that one in 10 adults in this country is an undocumented immigrant who either crossed the border illegally or illegally stayed beyond the time ...
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Deportations in 2012 Highest Ever: ICE

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reported that deportations in 2012 numbered 400,000 illegal immigrants which is the highest number ever recorded. The majority of the deportations at ...
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Amendments to Immigration Bill Awaiting Vote

A comprehensive immigration plan consisting of more than 300 amendments introduced into the U.S. legislature by a bipartisan group of Senators is now being debated for a vote by the Senate Judiciary ...
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New Bill Proposes Protection For Police Witnesses

Thanks to a new measure approved by the House Committee on State Affairs, police officers would be prevented from inquiring into the immigration status of victims and witnesses to crimes. The move, ...
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Immigrant Advocates Raise Concerns for the Hospital Practice of “Medical Repatriation”

Advocates for immigration reform and immigrant rights are concerned that certain non-governmental "deportation" actions may be infringing on the health of undocumented immigrants in the ...
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ICE Agents File Suit To Challenge Immigration Directive

In an attempt to deal with the number of illegal immigrants entering through the border between Texas and Mexico, a directive has been issued by the office of the President to federal agents working ...
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Heated Debate over Allowing Driving Licenses for Illegal Immigrants Continues

Texas House Bill 3206 authored by State Representative Roberto Alonzo (D-Dallas) and assisted by a Republican State Representative, Byron Cook, would change current policy regarding issuance of ...
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