Is the American Dream™ Worth the Separation? #WhereAreTheChildren

The stage was almost empty. I went down the steps, not realizing the day would be one of the most consequential in my life. It was not only the day I would graduate from High School but also the day when I get my acceptance letter from what was then called Brevard Community College. Mom…

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Hablamos Espanol? Welcome to Removal Proceedings!

I saw, with a real sense of disgust, the videos that have circulated recently on the internet. First, I saw the video of the attorney, who has taken an oath to protect rights, rail at a restaurant because other patrons were speaking Spanish. Second, I saw the Border Patrol agent speak to two United States…

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Sessions v. Dimaya: Relief at Last

Today, the Supreme Court ruled in Sessions v. Dimaya, that the crime of violence statute allowing removal of aggravated felons unconstitutional. This will have grave consequences for people currently in removal proceedings for “crimes of violence” and those with removal orders for these crimes. What is a “Crime of Violence” Aggravated Felony? The Immigration and…

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