The Bottom Line is More and More Immigrants are Afraid

The Bottom Line is More and More Immigrants are Afraid

Each and every day, something new pops up to make more and more immigrants afraid. It’s no longer only about keeping your nose clean to escape arrest. In fact, just about everyone fearful of deportation avoids even minor traffic violations. Nevertheless, there is an unfortunate sentiment that the authorities have changed their tune. Just about Read more about The Bottom Line is More and More Immigrants are Afraid[…]

From El Salvador? Are You Suddenly Worried About Deportation?

From El Salvador? Are You Suddenly Worried About Deportation?

It’s beginning to get old already. A crackdown on immigration is one thing. However, if you’re from El Salvador, you may have gone through all the “right steps.” You registered with the government, although the USCIS website now says they’re not taking any more re-registration applications. Could this be more than a bad dream? Are Read more about From El Salvador? Are You Suddenly Worried About Deportation?[…]

Detained for Immigration Reasons? You are Not Alone

Detained for Immigration Reasons? You are Not Alone

If you are or a family member has been detained for immigration reasons, you should know that you’re not alone. After all, it’s a much different political environment for undocumented immigrants then it was just two short years ago. In the past, the looming threats of deportation were largely reserved for high-level offenders and violent Read more about Detained for Immigration Reasons? You are Not Alone[…]

When You Need to Consider Relocating Because of Your Immigration Status

When You Need to Consider Relocating Because of Your Immigration Status

When most people are contemplating moving to another city or state, they think about things like affordability, quality of schools, and employment opportunities. For immigrants, both documented and undocumented, however, the criteria has become a little different. In fact, your immigration status may well be the reason you might consider relocating to another part of Read more about When You Need to Consider Relocating Because of Your Immigration Status[…]

New National Security Policy: What You Need to Know

New National Security Policy: What You Need to Know

Like many undocumented immigrants, you came to this country with great hopes. For many years, you got away with working long hours for little money. Yet, your living conditions are suddenly better than in your native land. Not a day goes back that you don’t worry. With the current administration just announcing their new national Read more about New National Security Policy: What You Need to Know[…]

Are You Sick and Tired of Coping with Anti-Immigrant Sentiment?

Are You Sick and Tired of Coping with Anti-Immigrant Sentiment?

You don’t even have to pick up a newspaper or watch television to see it. If you speak with the slightest bit of an accent, you’ve experienced it. No matter what your status is in the states, you may find yourself affected by an anti-immigrant sentiment. This is especially troublesome for those without papers. Without Read more about Are You Sick and Tired of Coping with Anti-Immigrant Sentiment?[…]

The Good News and Bad News: Deportations Down But Arrests Up

The Good News and Bad News: Deportations Down But Arrests Up

More than likely, you’ve already calculated your own local statistics. Here, in the Houston area, the issue of undocumented immigrants seems different than other areas of the country. Could it be that deportations are down, but arrests are up? What does this mean exactly? In a bit of mixed news for the undocumented immigrant community, Read more about The Good News and Bad News: Deportations Down But Arrests Up[…]

Had Enough of Changes in Immigration Laws? You are Not Alone

Had Enough of Changes in Immigration Laws? You are Not Alone

It’s not that misery loves company. However, the fact that immigration laws keep changing can be frightening to anyone who is not a citizen. Truth be told, it can seem like a rather lonely experience. Meanwhile, you might be surprised to learn that at least one person with some very public exposure could share your Read more about Had Enough of Changes in Immigration Laws? You are Not Alone[…]

Sanctuary Cities Revisited: What You Should Know

Sanctuary Cities Revisited: What You Should Know

For many undocumented immigrants, sanctuary cities offer some protection. Nevertheless, they may also provide a false sense of security. In fact, just a couple of months ago the news reported the arrest of almost 500 illegal immigrants in raids conducted in sanctuary cities. This could be the expedited route to their deportation. As you most Read more about Sanctuary Cities Revisited: What You Should Know[…]

Should You Be Worried that More Immigrants are Losing Protected Status?

Should You Be Worried that More Immigrants are Losing Protected Status?

It seems to happen all too regularly. Week after week, the media is filled with some new reason that immigrants need to worry. As the climate gets increasingly hostile toward legal and undocumented immigrants in the United States, every move by the current government represents a new threat to you and your family. The latest Read more about Should You Be Worried that More Immigrants are Losing Protected Status?[…]