Boston Immigration Law Blog

Border Control Agents Ordered to Stand Down

Written by Josh Goldstein on February 8, 2016

An article published on Friday, February 5th in The Washington Examiner reveals that border control agents in the U.S. are being ordered to stand down. Further, agents are being told to release illegal immigrants currently in custody, and that those who are released not have their whereabouts tracked. According to…Read More

Central American Families Rounded Up By ICE Agents

Written by Josh Goldstein on January 18, 2016

The wave of immigration into the United States, particularly from Central American countries, has come to a head: after a national enforcement action to target minors was issued, 121 Central American adults and children were tracked down and rounded up by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents…Read More

Ted Cruz and Immigration: What to Expect if He Wins the Election

Written by Josh Goldstein on January 8, 2016

If there is one topic that Ted Cruz has flip-flopped on, it is that of immigration. Despite his extremely conservative ways, immigration is one issue that Mr. Cruz has always held a softer position on. In fact, the Texan has been a long-time advocate for expanding avenues for legal immigration…Read More

Immigrants & Medi-Cal

Written by Josh Goldstein on December 18, 2015

Given the recent influx of immigrants into California, it is understandable that there are some misconceptions about benefits and Medi-Cal, and what arriving immigrants are able to receive. Most immigrants must comply with the same regulations as those born and raised in the United States, and will receive identical…Read More

Immigrants in California: Republicans Soften Their Views

Written by Josh Goldstein on December 4, 2015

Immigrants in California: As Republicans Soften Their Views, Will Immigrants Have Brighter Futures?

There is no question that the stance that many conservatives in the United States have taken against immigrants has been tough at best. Others would call it calculated, cold, and inhumane. Regardless of how it is…Read More

Refugee vs. Immigrant: Differences & Similarities

Written by Josh Goldstein on December 3, 2015

In recent months, the topic of refugee rights has appeared in the news many times. There is misinformation being circulated about the legal definition of a refugee, and about the requirements they must comply with in order to be granted admission to the United States. Many are under…Read More