Deportation

Judge temporarily blocks deportation of any Iraqi nationals from US

<b>(CNN) —</b> A federal judge temporarily blocked the deportation of any Iraqi nationals from the United States Monday, setting a two-week stay on such deportation cases, according to the judge's order.<p>The ruling by Judge Mark A. Goldsmith stems from the same judge last week temporarily blocking the …

Immigration

Over 40 Convicted Terrorists in the UK Have Avoided Deportation By Using Human Rights Laws

More than 40 foreign-born convicted terrorists have used human rights laws to avoid deportation from the UK, an unpublished bombshell government …

Conservative POV

A lawyer's ignorance of immigration law shouldn't lead his client to deportation

The Supreme Court struck a blow for common sense today in a decision that will let a non-citizen back out of a plea deal his lawyer persuaded him to take even though it set him up for deportation – the one thing he was trying to avoid.<p>Jae Lee was born in South Korea and moved with his family to the …

Karen Handel

The Supreme Court sided with an immigrant who got bad legal advice and faced deportation

WASHINGTON (AP) — When a lawyer advises that a plea deal is the best option and won't result in deportation, most immigrants facing criminal charges agree to plead guilty.<p>But what if the lawyer is wrong, and deportation is certain?<p>The Supreme Court ruled 6-2 Friday that immigrants in those …

Judiciary

Cubans now face same deportation risk as other immigrants

Tens of thousands of Cubans living in the U.S. are adapting to a harsh new reality: After enjoying decades of favored status dating back to the Cold …

Immigration

How this new California law could help immigrants clear previous crimes, and avoid deportation

A new California law allows people who are no longer in jail to challenge old convictions, a move that could offer deportation relief to immigrants …

Immigration

Illegals Foregoing Food Stamps Over Deportation Fears

<i>Yahoo News</i> ran a very interesting article last week about what they claim is a recent uptick in illegal aliens declining food stamp aid out of fears …

Immigration

Life as a newcomer: Who can stay? (Part 5)

Germany witnessed an unprecedented influx of refugees in 2015 and 2016. Many of these people return voluntarily. In two years, 45,000 people were …

Refugees

Algerian man with suspected terror links wins injunction preventing deportation

An Algerian man who was recently arrested by Gardai on suspicion of being involved in terrorism has secured a temporary High Court preventing his …

News (Ireland)

Hawaii Coffee Farmer Gets 30-Day Reprieve From Deportation

A coffee farmer in Hawaii facing deportation got a 30-day reprieve Thursday, but agreed to leave the country if an agreement isn't reached.

Hawaii

Swiss MP: failed asylum seekers are avoiding deportation

Migrants who are refused asylum are not always deported and could prove a threat to society, according to an MP who wants the Swiss government to …

European News

Indefensible judgment on immigrant lawyers

Only in Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s fringe-dwelling City Council would an unprecedented $26 million to provide free, taxpayer-funded attorneys to …

Immigration

Are baptisms being used to prevent refugee deportations?

Their names are Amir, Yaqob and Nesrin. They come from Afghanistan and Iran, but their new home is Germany. Here, they get baptized. Are refugees …

Religion

Germany to check Afghan security before deporting migrants

BERLIN (AP) " Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany will continue to closely evaluate the security situation in Afghanistan before deporting rejected …

New Zealand News

Nuremberg court frees young Afghan arrested ahead of deportation

A Nuremberg court has freed a 20-year-old Afghan being held in custody while awaiting deportation. His arrest was resisted by 300 fellow students, …

Afghanistan

Germany to continue deporting Afghans who pose threat, conceal identity, says foreign ministry

<b>Berlin:</b> The German government said on Thursday it will continue to deport people to Afghanistan if they are considered a threat, have committed …

Afghanistan

Illegal immigrant facing deportation seeks sanctuary in Massachusetts church

A place of worship is now a place of refuge for a 26-year-old mother from Ecuador.<p>The unidentified woman and her two daughters, ages 8 months and 2 years, have moved out of their Waltham apartment and into a Sunday school classroom.<p>“This wasn't an easy choice for her, it wasn't something you want …

Immigration

Church Gives Woman Facing Deportation Sanctuary

A North Carolina grandmother has taken sanctuary inside a Greensboro church to avoid being deported. WXII's Bill O'Neil reports.

Politics

Appeals court: 'Habitual drunks' cannot avoid deportation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a law that bars people who are in the country illegally from avoiding deportation if they are habitual drunks.<p>A divided 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday said Congress may have reasonably concluded that people …

Judiciary

Every immigrant deserves a lawyer

As a former immigration judge in New York, I have come to understand a difficult truth first-hand: Far and away, the greatest obstacle to …

Immigration

Cyclist faces deportation after truck hits him in Florida

MIAMI — Authorities in Florida say a cyclist was hit by a pickup truck at a crosswalk, cited for the accident and turned over to immigration …

Border Patrol

Denver fights back against Trump’s deportation crackdown with surprisingly simple change in law

As the Trump administration’s war on “sanctuary cities” heats up, cities have come up with increasingly creative ways to fight back. The latest example comes from Denver, which just passed a law aimed at protecting legal immigrants from being deported for committing relatively petty crimes, those …

Immigration

BREAKING: Man charged with human trafficking may face deportation

U.S. authorities will review the case of a native of Mexico accused of trying to lure a middle-school girl into prostitution.

Crime

Excuse Me? Colorado Governor Pardons Bank Robber In Effort To Stop His Deportation Process

So, check this story out from Colorado. Cuban immigrant Rene Lima-Marin committed a bank robbery 19 years ago, which resulted in his legal residency …

Democrats

ABC News

North Korea<p>Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images<p>Pence declares end to 'strategic patience' on N. Korea<p>Top Stories<p>My Stories<p>Toxic chemical spill closes …

Immigration

Gov. Brown's budget proposal includes an extra $15 million to help Californians facing deportation

Gov. Jerry Brown has earmarked an extra $15 million in the state’s budget to expand legal defense services for people battling deportation, a move that could be interpreted as a response to the Trump administration’s broadened immigration enforcement orders.<p>The one-time cash infusion would boost …

Immigration

Undocumented mother granted temporary stay on deportation after 86 days in sanctuary

An undocumented mother of four who took refuge in a Denver church out of fear of being deported to Mexico was granted a stay of removal and will …

Immigration

Woman who lived in church allowed to stay in US for 2 years

DENVER (AP) — A woman who lived in Denver churches for three months to avoid immigration authorities and another Mexican immigrant arrested last month are among 30 immigrants who are being allowed to stay in the United States for two years as they fight to get legal status after getting help from …

Immigration

Fighter threatened with deportation for questioning decision

On a fateful night in Kazan, Russia, Dastan Sharsheev stood in the ring prepared to hear the outcome of his quarter-final bout against Anton Kalinin. …

Russia

Undocumented activist living in church gets stay of removal

An undocumented woman who lived in a Colorado church for 86 days to take sanctuary from immigration agents left the church Friday after being granted …

Immigration