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  • ICE Ramps Up Enforcement Outside Criminal Courts
    ICE Ramps Up Enforcement Outside Criminal Courts

    It’s no surprise that ICE has been stepping up their enforcement under the new administration. Increasingly, ICE is targeting immigrants who are in the process of going through a court hearing, ...

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  • Immigrant Detainees Claim They Are Neglected Medical Treatment
    Immigrant Detainees Claim They Are Neglected Medical Treatment

    Imagine that you are supposed to have a biopsy for prostate cancer, but before you can, immigration officials bust into your home and detain you. Now imagine that you are sitting behind bars seven ...

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  • Mistaken Identity Leads to Immigrant's Death
    Mistaken Identity Leads to Immigrant's Death

    Construction worker Carlos Mejia-Bonilla was arrested in Long Island by immigration officers. He told the detaining officers that they had the wrong person, but was locked up Hudson County ...

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  • Hudson County Jail Doesn't Perform Autopsy on Immigrant Detainee Who Died In Custody
    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 him at ...

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  • Honduran Immigrant in ICE Custody Dies, Attorney Portela Comments
    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 ...

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  • Crimes of Moral Turpitude: How an Arrest Can Affect Your Visa
    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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