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Chair, #Immigration Group, https://t.co/d67nh4BPcT; providing aggressive advocacy & focused solutions; Former Pres/Gen Counsel @AILANational #WearAMask
Jul 14, 2018 7 tweets 3 min read
1/Wonky but important. Yesterday @USCIS released a policy memo which, in effect, appears to target individuals, families & employers applying for #immigration benefits, including citizenship, green cards & visa petitions uscis.gov/sites/default/… @USCIS 2/Buried on Page 6 is a section entitled "Denials Based on Lack of Sufficient Initial Evidence". There the memo highlights 2 types of cases that can be denied without giving the applicant a chance to submit more evidence...
Jun 24, 2018 10 tweets 7 min read
This #thread is a bit wonky, so bear with me. It's important for people to understand that Trump's ugly vision of deportation without a judge or due process is not just another unhinged tweet. It’s part of the Trump plan & it could become reality tomorrow. Here’s why.. 2/The #immigration law is already very harsh and provides for "expedited removal" through a unilateral decision made by a low level immigration officer without opportunity for the individual ordered deported to make his or her case before an immigration judge;
Nov 1, 2017 10 tweets 2 min read
#THREAD: @ThePlumLineGS has an excellent post on Trump's exploitation of the NYC terror to demonize immigrants washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-lin… 2/Make no mistake, this is not about immigration, this is a prime example of Trump (Sessions/Miller) using tragedy to create chaos, panic &
Oct 9, 2017 12 tweets 2 min read
The White House #immigration principles released last night r a White Supremacist wish list of anti-immigrant hate law. Low lights include: Border Wall (no surprise there); Gutting the bipartisan laws w/protect unaccompanied kids so they can be deported back to horrific violence;