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  • Raising the Dead: Bringing Someone Back to the U.S. Following Deportation
    Raising the Dead: Bringing Someone Back to the U.S. Following Deportation

    This blog post includes the recording of my thirteenth show, which originally aired Friday, August 5, 2016. If you want to hear the shows live, then tune in to 980AM at 2:30 pm (California time) every ...

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  • Shift Continues Toward More Liberal Deportation and Detention Policies
    Shift Continues Toward More Liberal Deportation and Detention Policies

    There have not been many immigration-related published decisions recently, but that has not kept the topic of Immigration Law out of the news. The Los Angeles Times reports that the U.S. Department of ...

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  • Shooting Fish in a Barrel: Government and Courts Have Focused Immigration-Enforcement Efforts on the Easiest yet Least Threatening Targets
    Shooting Fish in a Barrel: Government and Courts Have Focused Immigration-Enforcement Efforts on the Easiest yet Least Threatening Targets

    An article in today's New York Times shows that despite the talk of a more compassionate deportation policy the U.S. government's enforcement of the Immigration Laws has focused more on removing from ...

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  • Avoiding Prosecution for Illegal Reentry by Attacking the Validity of the Underlying Removal Order
    Avoiding Prosecution for Illegal Reentry by Attacking the Validity of the Underlying Removal Order

    While entering the U.S. unlawfully is indeed a crime , the penalty for illegally reentering after a deportation is far worse . Nevertheless, just as going back and forth across the border may not be ...

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  • Reason to Believe: The All-Encompassing Drug-Related Ground for Removability
    Reason to Believe: The All-Encompassing Drug-Related Ground for Removability

    Yesterday, the President delivered his annual State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress, to the American People, and to the world. As anticipated and as shown below, he ...

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  • No Avenue for Court-Issued Relief for Those Subjected to Expedited Removal
    No Avenue for Court-Issued Relief for Those Subjected to Expedited Removal

    Expeditious removal is applied to certain perceived foreign nationals who are seeking admission to the U.S. at a port of entry, e.g., a border-crossing point or international airport, and who have ...

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