What you need to know about deportation

By Reuben S. Seguritan November 30, 2016 President-elect Donald Trump has softened his stance on immigration. During his campaign, he vowed to deport all the 11 million undocumented immigrants. In a recent interview however, he said that he would prioritize the removal of the 2 to 3 million with criminal records. Focusing on undocumented immigrants Read the full article…

Senators urged Obama to stop deportations

By Reuben S. Seguritan August 10, 2016 As the November presidential election looms and as his term’s end draws closer, President Barack Obama faces a growing clamor to address immigration problems. The latest call for immigration reforms came from Senate Democrats that are pushing his administration to stop the deportations of asylum seekers. Senators Edward Read the full article…

Immigration raids cause fear among immigrant communities

By Reuben S. Seguritan January 13, 2016 The recent deportation raids targeting immigrants and refugees from Central America have caused hysteria and panic among immigrant communities. Rumors have been circulating of immigrant officials taking families from churches and schools thus prompting people not to leave their houses. While these rumors may not at all be Read the full article…

Deportations Declined in 2015

By Reuben S. Seguritan December 30, 2015 Total deportations declined 25% to 235,415 in fiscal year 2015 from 315,943 in 2014, according to a report dated December 22, 2015 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The leading countries of origin for those deported were Mexico (146,132), Guatemala (33,249) and El Salvador (21,920). 196 came Read the full article…

False Claim to Citizenship Bars Adjustment of Status

By Reuben S. Seguritan September 02, 2015 Non-citizens must remember not to make any false U.S. citizenship claims for any purpose, whether to obtain a visa, enter the United States, find employment, apply for public benefits, to register for or vote in an election. A false U.S. citizenship claim carries with it serious consequences. False Read the full article…