Category: Immigration News Boston

Sarah Saldana Takes a Firm Stand

Written by Josh Goldstein on August 11, 2015

Sarah Saldana, the director for ICE, or Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, has spoken firmly about the agency’s position on immigration enforcement; according to Saldana, there will be no repercussions for sanctuary cities, nor enforcement of certain immigration laws, until comprehensive immigration reform is passed and Obama’s immigration action is enacted.

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Republicans and Immigration

Written by Josh Goldstein on June 8, 2015

Shortly after Memorial Day 2015 the federal appeals court blocked the Obama Administration’s plan to offer a projected 4 million undocumented immigrants some relief from the threat of deportation. It is now being discussed as a blow to immigrant groups, a restraint on Obama’s executive authority, and another potential…Read More

Marriage Fraud Ring Busted

Written by Josh Goldstein on April 30, 2015

Getting married for the sole purpose of obtaining a U.S. greencard or lawful residency is a type of fraud, and is illegal under federal law. And, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been cracking down on marriage fraud more than ever before – in late April of 2015, 27 different…Read More

Marriage Fraud: A Growing Problem in the U.S.

Written by Josh Goldstein on March 2, 2015

For some immigrants, the idea of marrying an American citizen to gain legal status within the U.S. is a tempting idea – some will even go so far as to commit marriage fraud. Marriage fraud is the act of engaging in a fraudulent marriage, usually by bribing an individual with…Read More

Immigration Overhaul Announced Millions Allowed to Remain in the U.S. Legally

Written by Josh Goldstein on December 2, 2014

With the November election now over, the one thing that groups on both sides of the political aisle can’t stop talking about is Obama’s immigration overhaul. The planned reform, which was announced by the Obama administration on Thursday, November 21st, will affect hundreds of thousands of immigrants across the country….Read More

Deporting Children of Parents Allowed to Stay

Written by Josh Goldstein on October 16, 2014

A parent’s worst fear is being separated from their children, and yet, time and time again, the American government is using loopholes in immigration law to keep parents here, while deporting their children. Less publicized than the immigration laws that allow children to remain in the United States while their…Read More