Supreme Court TIES 4-4: Millions Left in Limbo
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Supreme Court TIES 4-4: Millions Left in Limbo

by on June 23, 2016 in Blog, English

The Supreme Court has announced a 4-4 tie decision in the case of United States vs. Texas, on whether President Obama’s executive order to suspend deportations and grant undocumented immigrants work permits is within his scope of authority as commander in chief. This means that the fifth circuit injunction against the program will stand and…

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Nora Goes to Court

by on March 16, 2016 in Blog, English

It might surprise you to hear that immigrants are not given free legal representation in court — even if they are children.  The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) recently sued the Justice Department regarding the issue of no representation for children.  During a deposition in the lawsuit, Immigration Judge Jack Weil claimed that children as young as…

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End Family Detention

by on October 16, 2015 in Blog, English

Many families that immigrate to Texas end up in family detention. These facilities are not suitable for childcare, and it is inappropriate that they be treated as if they were criminals. Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch works with other Austin immigration lawyers to ensure everyone receives the legal help they need. Join the DC-MD-VA Coalition in Support of…

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Pilgrimage for Immigrant Families: November 19-21

by on October 9, 2015 in asylum, Blog, English

This year marks the one year anniversary of President Obama’s executive action on immigration. Join Austin immigration lawyer Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch & thousands of immigrant families on their three day pilgrimage to ask Gov. Greg Abott to address his opposition to progressive immigration reform. The event, hosted by Workers Defense Project, takes place from November 19…

Gang-Related Asylum Cases
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Gang-Related Asylum Cases

Gang-Related Asylum Cases in the United States This page serves as a resource for attorneys and advocates representing asylum applicants fleeing persecution from violent criminal gangs. Refugees Fleeing Gang Violence An increasing number of persons from Central America are applying for asylum in the United States based on the persecution they suffered after being targeted…