What are the New ICE Guidelines Regarding Immigrants Convicted of Sex Crimes?

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will be issuing new guidelines for their agents; this recent information is based on internal emails and memos obtained by The Washington Post. According to sources, the previous administration allowed ICE a wide latitude, and the new administration is trying to assert more control. Though the revised plans are not […]

Executive Order Issued for Halt on Deportations

The Biden administration recently made some major policy changes that could impact U.S. immigrants. President Biden committed to the 100-day halt on deportations when he was campaigning last year. On Inauguration Day, he signed 17 executive orders, six of which were immigration-related directives. What is a 100-Day Halt? President Biden ordered a 100-day halt on deportations of some […]

Are There Issues Regarding At-Home Births for Undocumented Immigrants?

Consistent prenatal care is important for expecting mothers and their unborn children. It improves the chances for healthy outcomes by teaching pregnant women about proper nutrition and self-care and allows caregivers to check for potential health problems. Experts have said that the chance of having a baby with a low birth weight is three times […]

What Should I Know About DACA Being Reinstated?

In 2012, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was created under President Obama. In 2017, President Trump ended the policy for new applicants and required current DACA recipients to renew their status every year instead of every two years. In 2020, after many legal challenges, a court order reinstated DACA, opening it up […]