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Immigration Relief

Practice Advisory on Filing DACA Applications In Light of Recent Court Rulings

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Practice Advisory on Filing DACA Applications In Light of Recent Court Rulings

CLINIC, (July 20, 2020)

On July 17, 2020, District of Maryland issued an order to restore DACA to pre-rescission status. This new order prevents the Department of Homeland Security from executing rescission; meaning USCIS should accept DACA applications from individuals who never held DACA.

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The History and Future of Gender Asylum Law and Recognition of Domestic Violence as a Basis for Protection in the United States

By | Federal Policy, Immigration Relief, Law/Policy Highlight, Legal/Law

The History and Future of Gender Asylum Law and Recognition of Domestic Violence as a Basis for Protection in the United States

Deborah Anker, ABA Journal (April 28, 2020)

Anker details the history and development of the United States’ gender asylum law. Through a series of court decisions, the U.S. considered survivors of domestic violence a particular social group under the United Nations definition of a refugee. Jeff Sessions challenged this in 2018 and eliminate protections for women seeking asylum. This continues to be challenged in court.

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Template Motion to Rescind In Absentia Removal Order and Reopen Removal Proceedings for Formerly Separated Families

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Template Motion to Rescind In Absentia Removal Order and Reopen Removal Proceedings for Formerly Separated Families

Catholic Legal Immigration Network (2019)

The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) and the Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP) produced this template Motion to Rescind In Absentia Removal Order and Reopen Removal Proceedings (MTRR) for Formerly Separated Families with the goal of assisting practitioners who represent or wish to represent these families.

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Advocating for the International Child

By | Family Separation, Immigrant Youth, Immigration Enforcement, Immigration Relief, Legal Professionals, Legal/Law, Practice, Social Work, Social Workers, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Advocating for the International Child

Susannah Volpe and Pamela Kemp, National Association of Counsel for Children Conference (August 2017)

This article provides an overview of legal options, advocacy strategies, and useful tools for navigating situations in which child welfare and child protection work intersects with immigration enforcement.

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Research Estimating Impact of Proposed Public Charge Rule: What Study to Use?

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Research Estimating Impact of Proposed Public Charge Rule: What Study to Use?

Protecting Immigrant Families (November 2018)

This document is a running summary of demographic and economic research estimating the impact of the proposed public charge rule. The document includes information on each research product’s key findings and data sources and suggests best uses for each product while describing the limitations of each research product.

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