Tag Archives: detained

Steps to Take if Your Loved One is Taken into ICE Custody

We get a lot of frequent inquiries about this topic; what should I do if my relative has been taken by ICE? Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is the agency responsible for enforcing immigration laws and detaining and deporting immigrants. The first thing to do is to not panic. It is important to understand what […]

ICE No Longer Requires Detainee’s Signature on G-28s

JCS Immigration and Visa, Los Angeles immigration attorneys, have just learned from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will no longer require a detained foreign national’s signature on Form G-28, Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Accredited Representative. This announcement from ICE was sent to all local field offices and should be in practice […]

Job Losses for ICE Detention Center in El Centro, CA

Our Los Angeles immigration attorneys stay current with the latest news in immigration. Our U.S. immigration lawyers have learned that there are an estimated 500 jobs that are expected to be eliminated in June at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in El Centro, California. The contract between the Department of Homeland Security […]

EOIR Operations During Lapse in Government Funding

Immigration courts nationwide are continuing to adjudicate detained cases. Court functions that support the detained caseload will continue, but other functions are suspended. For specific information about a particular court, please visit http://www.justice.gov/eoir/ICstatus.htm. The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) is processing emergency stay requests as well as cases where the alien is detained, including case appeals, […]

Immigration and Customs Enforcement Custody Report Details

On an average work day, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) took 1,509 individuals into custody, as reported in the latest available ICE data from November and December 2012. During the weekends, the volume of detained aliens decreased to an average of 471 people a day placed into ICE custody. Nearly 8,500 individuals were picked up […]