Fast-tracked deportation can occur without a court hearing

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) must observe certain rules when it comes to deportation. In many cases, immigrants are entitled to a court hearing, for which they may secure legal counsel. However, recent changes have expanded fast-tracked deportation,...

Deportation, long-term relationships, and emotional pain

If you are facing the threat of deportation, you are likely overwhelmed and experiencing a number of emotional challenges. Many people feel stressed out about their ability to stay in the U.S. or even become depressed or angry. For those in long-term relationships,...

Immigration policy focuses on financial stability

Many people seeking the legal ability to live and work in the United States do so in an effort to improve their lives and the lives of their family members. When initially leaving their native countries, however, they may have limited financial resources.  A policy...