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The Increased Level of ICE Enforcement and Arrests

  In the first few months under the new Trump administration immigration has remained a hot-button topic. One area that seems to be shifting dramatically is in the level of ICE enforcement. The media has been covering these instances and its important to stay informed. If you need to update your legal status or need an immigration consultation you need to seek counsel immediately.

Examples of stepped up ICE enforcement include:

Courthouse apprehensions - http://www.cnn.com/2017/03/31/politics/ice-arrests-courthouses-sessions-kelly/

Mass Operations - http://wjla.com/news/local/ice-arrests-82-people-during-5-day-operation-in-virginia-and-dc

USCIS Offices - http://www.wbur.org/news/2017/03/30/green-card-ice-arrests-lawrence

The Trump administration has lowered the threshold for what is considered a priority removal. It includes any individual that has been charged with any criminal offense even where the charge is still pending. If you need advice on the immigration consequences of a pending criminal charge then you should contact an immigration lawyer versed in removal defense. 

*The details provided in the blog and the website is for general information and awareness only, and should be treated in that light alone. The information should not be treated as professional advice and should not be considered as a substitute for legal consultation. Since the law changes with time and at regular intervals, we recommend you get the help of an attorney before and during any legal proceeding. Please use the information shared in this website at your own risk. We cannot be held responsible for any director indirect consequence that may result from following the information in this website. Any information or contact through this website does not create an attorney client relationship.

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