Tag Archives: illegal immigrant

LAPD No Longer to Comply With Immigration Hold Requests

Earlier this week the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) held a news conference in which Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti, announced that they will no longer comply with requests from the federal government to detain immigrants. LAPD will now only honor requests from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to hold someone in custody if there has […]

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 […]

U.S. Border Officials Continue to Process Hundreds of Undocumented Children

United States Customs and Border officials will indefinitely continue processing hundreds of immigrant children from Central America, caught crossing the border illegally from Mexico to into Texas. The Obama Administration and immigration authorities have only provided few details about how they are dealing with the influx of immigrant children, but our Los Angeles immigration attorneys […]

No Immigration Reform Plans for GOP in June

The Republican-lead House of Representatives outlined their legislative priorities for June, which unfortunately did not include any topic on immigration. Our U.S. immigration attorneys in Los Angeles obtained a memo dated Friday, June 6, 2014, from House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) outlining the House’s legislation priorities for June. The legislation includes items such as […]

USCIS Announces Renewal Process for DACA

The Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, announced today the process for individuals to renew enrollment in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, our Los Angeles immigration attorneys have learned. By filing the new version of Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, eligible applicants will be able to renew their […]

Obama Delays Immigration Efforts to Give GOP One Last Attempt for Reform

President Obama is holding off on a plan to ditch Congress and enact changes to United States deportation laws through the White House in hope of an immigration reform plan from the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives. According to our U.S. immigration attorney in Los Angeles, the White House has decided to wait until after […]

Judge Allows Access to Emails about Arizona Immigration Law SB 1070

JANUARY 5, 2014 – JCS Immigration and Visa, Los Angeles based Immigration attorneys have been informed that a Federal Judge in Arizona has given opponents of SB 1070, Arizona’s conservative 2010 anti-undocumented immigration law, access to emails and other communication correspondence between the law’s supporters and lawmakers “to see whether there are racial overtones in […]