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Relief Not Raids: Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador, Guatemala & Honduras

Relief Not Raids: Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador, Guatemala & Honduras
ilrc_logoReport by the ILRC calling for the end of immigration raids targeting Central American families and outlining the legal and factual grounds for the expansion of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. This report also provides… Read MoreRead More

[DHS Memo] Nov 20, 2014: Policies for the Apprehension, Detention and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants

[DHS Memo] Nov 20, 2014: Policies for the Apprehension, Detention and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants
This memorandum reflects new policies for the apprehension, detention, and removal of aliens in this country. This memorandum should be considered Department-wide guidance, applicable to the activities of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Customs… Read MoreRead More

The Road to Reform: How A Bill Becomes A Law

Road to Reform: How A Bill Becomes A Law
This chart is a simplified version of understanding the Congressional Legislative Process of how the current immigration reform bill will become a law. Currently, we have a bill, but not a law. This chart explains the process the bill will… Read MoreRead More

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

DACA
Over the past three years, this Administration has undertaken an unprecedented effort to transform the immigration enforcement system into one that focuses on public safety, border security and the integrity of the immigration system. As the Department of Homeland Security… Read MoreRead More

White House Fact Sheet: Obama Immigration Reform Principles

President Obama Immigration announcement
The key principles the President believes should be included in commonsense immigration reform are: Continuing to Strengthen Border Security: President Obama has doubled the number of Border Patrol agents since 2004 and today border security is stronger than it has… Read MoreRead More

Bipartisan Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Immigration Gang of 8 Senate
Bipartisan Framework for Comprehensive Immigration Reform by the "Gang of 8" SenatorsRead More