Allegedly: Trump Signs Order Supposed to End Separation of Families at Border – Long Island Wins

Be prepared.  OrangeHead FatPants will blame the Democrats and begin doing this again, claiming that he gave Congress a chance to fix a law that doesn’t need to be fixed.


First, Trump said that he was not responsible for splitting up the families. He told reporters over and over that separation was required by the “Democrat law.” His Homeland Security Chief Kirstjen Nielsen on Sunday had Tweeted that “We do not have a policy of separating families at the border.  Period.” She  soon went back on that statement a day later by insisting that separation was, as Trump said, required by law. If it is required by law, how can the president change the policy? You can’t change a law with an executive order.

Source: Trump Signs Executive Order Supposed to End Separation of Refugee Families Detained at Border – Long Island Wins

A visa shortage is battering Texas’s shrimp industry

In Brownsville, Texas, many vessels remain tied to their docks during the height of this year’s shrimping season.

Director of the Southern Shrimp Alliance, John Williams’ comments:

Williams thinks that giving these jobs to foreign workers isn’t stealing jobs from U.S. citizens. Americans just won’t take the positions, even when they’re wide open.

For the fishermen he represents, the situation is an emergency that transcends ideological battles on immigration: It’s a simple matter of survival.

“You have a choice,” he says. “You can leave the boat tied up and end up losing your business, or you can work with the system to hire a legal H-2B worker to work on your boat.”

Sounds familiar.

“The fact is that American citizens simply aren’t willing to do the work.”

Source: A visa shortage is battering Texas’s shrimp industry

Notice to Individuals Granted Immigration Benefits by Immigration Judge

Did you win adjustment of status in Immigration Court?

Still must obtain legal permanent residence card via USCIS!!!

If you have been granted Lawful Permanent Resident or Asylum status during proceedings before an Immigration Judge or the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and you have not yet received documentation of your status, please schedule an appointment with your local USCIS office to get that documentation. You should be prepared to bring with you a copy of the final order you received from the Immigration Judge or the BIA and documents establishing your identity (passport, driver’s license, USCIS issued employment authorization document, etc.).



Source: Notice to Individuals Granted Immigration Benefits by Immigration Judge or Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) | USCIS

U.S. Citizen Children Hurt by Immigration Enforcement

From the American Immigration Council, and common sense: malicious immigration enforcement has serious negative consequences that affect children and extend to communities and the country as a whole.

“While both the immigration and child welfare systems generally recognize that it is in a child’s best interest to remain with a parent or family member, the complexity and lack of coordination between agencies can lead to prolonged family separation and even termination of parental rights.”

Source: U.S. Citizen Children Impacted by Immigration Enforcement

Furthermore, from the Applied Research Center and

“the Applied Research Center has also found a disturbing number of children languishing in foster care and separated from their parents for long periods. After a year-long national investigation, we estimate there are at least 5,100 children in foster care who face barriers to family reunification because their mother or father is detained or deported. That number could reach as high as 15,000 in the next five years, at the current rate of growth.”

Source: U.S. Deports 46K Parents With Citizen Kids in Just Six Months




AIC: Detained, Deceived, and Deported: Experiences of Recently Deported Families

First-hand accounts from Central American women and their family members reveal the dangerous and bleak circumstances of life these women and their children faced upon return to their home countries, as well as serious problems in the deportation process.

Source: Detained, Deceived, and Deported: Experiences of Recently Deported Central American Families

5  Things to Know about the Latest USCIS DACA Announcement – National Immigration Law Center

1. USCIS is now accepting certain DACA renewal applications – check with your attorney for details.
2. USCIS will not accept new DACA applications from people who haven’t applied previously.
3. Requests for Advance Parole from DACA recipients will not be accepted.
4. We do not know how long USCIS will continue to accept DACA renewal applications.
5. Our fight to get the Dream Act passed by January 19 continues!

SEE Source: Five Things to Know about the Latest USCIS Announcement – National Immigration Law Center

DACA Renewals Now Being Accepted Again

Due to a federal court order, USCIS has resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under DACA.  Until further notice, and unless otherwise provided in this guidance, the DACA policy will be operated on the terms in place before it was rescinded on Sept. 5, 2017.


Source: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Response to January 2018 Preliminary Injunction | USCIS

Debido a una orden judicial federal, USCIS ha reanudado la aceptación de peticiones para renovar una otorgación de acción diferida bajo DACA. Hasta nuevo aviso, y a menos que se indique lo contrario en esta guía, la política de DACA operará en los términos existentes antes de que fuera rescindida el 5 de septiembre de 2017.


Venezuela Releases Some Political Prisoners

“Imposed prosecutor general Tarek William Saab and chief justice Maikel Moreno announced that prosecutors and courts had been ordered to comply with the ANC’s decision and proceed to release a group of political prisoners with precautionary measures. I’m always willing to mention Saab’s huge syntax mistakes, which make him reveal truths, such as his tweet summarizing yesterday’s decision: “The truth commission (…) will continue reviewing the applicable cases, linked to the political violence that broke out in Venezuela in pursuit of national reconciliation and peace,” in other words, the prosecutor recognizes that the goal of protests was to achieve reconciliation. In any case, both did their best to show how the Executive Branch controls the public apparatus, without independence or autonomy.”

Tenias familia de Venezuela que estan viviendo en los E.E.U.U., hable con un abogado licensiado sobre asilo politico.