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April 2013 Archives

Court: Minor pot offenses no longer cause automatic deportation

As we have previously covered on this blog, federal immigration authorities may use minor criminal charges as a reason to initiate deportation proceedings. Something as seemingly inconsequential as a traffic violation can create serious legal issues for those who reside in Chicago without U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status.

Growing numbers of children involved in deportation hearings

Being detained by federal immigration officials and facing a hearing without adequate preparation or support can be an intimidating experience, which is something many in the Chicago area might already know. However, the situation is much more concerning for a growing segment of undocumented immigrants seeking an adjustment of status to avoid deportation: children.

Cook County middle school students take on immigration reform

Although they may not be the first group of Illinois residents considered to provide advice on complex immigration issues, students at a middle school in Wheeling recently created their own immigration reform proposals to local elected officials. These students, many of whom are immigrants themselves, offered personal insights into state and federal lawmakers.

Immigrants' right to counsel in detention remains hot topic

The unsafe conditions in many immigration detention centers have been roundly criticized over the last few months. While we have previously discussed how this issue has affected Illinois, there is one question below the surface of every one of these stories: Should all immigrants being held in a detention center have legal representation?

Godoy Olivieri, Ltd.-An immigration law firm

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