Immigration Reform May Hinge On Presidential Election Results.
If you are not a U.S. citizen, and you are charged with a crime, you automatically have two legal systems that threaten to penalize you with incarceration, fines, probation and, ultimately, deportation. It is dangerous for any noncitizen charged with a crime to handle their case without a good criminal lawyer. But it is nearly as dangerous to use a criminal lawyer who does not understand immigration law. At our law firm, our lawyers work in both of these worlds. Mr. Green has been a criminal defense attorney his entire career, which began over 17 years ago. He and his team of experienced lawyers have years of experience fighting cases in both criminal and immigration courts.
Tensions are running high between Arizona county sheriffs and Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). The main source of this contention is money. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, along with other state sheriffs’ offices, argue that Arizona is wasting money by moving inmates to a private prison.
About one-third of the 40 million individuals who are currently residing in the U.S. but were born elsewhere, lack health insurance. Many immigrants in Arizona and the rest of the nation are concerned about what might happen if they sign up for the new health insurance program.
The holiday season is approaching and many have already begun their travels around the country to visit with family and friends. And while most U.S. citizens worry about airport delays or weather conditions, immigrants are often faced with even more challenges during this time of year.
Nogales is a popular border town in Arizona and is located just 60 miles south of Tucson. Because of its popularity and location, it has become a destination site for individuals to enter into the U.S. without inspection.
Amidst policy debates over immigration reform, we often forget the human tragedies that accompany the border conflict we find ourselves in. In a stark reminder of why immigrants' rights are such a pressing human rights concern, six Central Americans riding atop a train in hopes of coming to the U...
Deportation from the United States can be devastating. Immigrants often spend many years in the United States, creating careers, friendships, and lives, all of which can be suddenly taken away from them. Years later, after establishing new lives in their home countries, those who have final dep...
According to CBS News, a bipartisan group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives is approaching a deal on immigration reform that would tighten border security, crack down on employers who hire undocumented workers, and extend a path to citizenship to undocumented immigrants. This is posit...
Industry leaders in agribusiness, construction, development and technology all support comprehensive immigration reform.