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Hudson County Jail Doesn't Perform Autopsy on Immigrant Detainee Who Died In Custody

It’s been more than two weeks since Carlos Mejia-Bonilla died while he was in the custody of immigration authorities, however, his family is still trying to figure out exactly what happened to ...
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Honduran Immigrant in ICE Custody Dies, Attorney Portela Comments

Rolando Meza Espinoza was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents on April 1 st, 2017 while the agents were seeking another individual suspected of illegally entering the country. ...
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Crimes of Moral Turpitude: How an Arrest Can Affect Your Visa

An arrest can be damaging under any circumstances. If you are a foreign national studying or working in New York on a temporary basis, however, an arrest can be especially devastating. Convictions for ...
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Obama Delays Review of Deportation Policies

President Barack Obama has ordered a delay in administration review of deportation policies until the end of the summer. The hope is that the House of Representatives will approve a larger immigration ...
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Next Step Towards Obtaining Immigration Reform

Immigration reform continues to be a hot topic subject despite the contention it has generated both on Capitol Hill and within the general public. Back in June of 2013, the Senate was finally able to ...
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When Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

No one ever wants to hire a lawyer, especially when they've never hired one before. The process often seems unfamiliar and overwhelming, but the truth is that you cannot wait long to retain an ...
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