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January 15, 2018
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DACA Permits Eligible for Renewal After Court Ruling

After a court ruling last Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security announced Saturday it will again be accepting renewal applications for previous and current recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
January 12, 2018
Immigration News

Turbulent Week in Immigration News

The pace of immigration news this week has been overwhelming, contradictory, and consequential, but ultimately provides more questions than answers.
January 8, 2018
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Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans Withdrawn

The Trump administration today announced the cancellation of 'temporary protected status' for about 200,000-250,000 Salvadorans who have been living in the United States legally since 2001.
January 5, 2018
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Marijuana Conviction can Derail Immigration Process

In an unexpected though unsurprising move yesterday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded an Obama-era policy regarding marijuana prosecutions, a move that could have dramatic consequences for California immigrants and marijuana-based businesses.
January 3, 2018
DUI Arrest

DUI Arrests over New Year’s Holiday Up Over Previous Year

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has announced that over the New Year's holiday, 936 people were arrested on highways across the state for driving under the influence (DUI).