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Groups Sue Federal Government over Failure to Provide Legal Representation for Children Placed into Deportation Proceedings

IBLF supports the nationwide class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of thousands of children who are appearing before the Immigration Judge and government paid trained attorneys who advocate for deportation without the assistance of an attorney.

Immigration BIll offers Glimmer of Hope for Undocumented

You’ve probably heard rumblings about the Senate’s forthcoming immigration bill, “The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013". A group of 8 Republican and Democrat Senators have proposed a lengthy, contingency-laden path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants living in the United States. The bill isn’t perfect, but it represents a rare chance to fix many backlogs, loopholes, and irrational policies plaguing our broken immigration system.

"I Do!" . . . via the Web

The Convenience and Heavy Risks of Web-Based Marriage:

On March 6th, the Daily Mail (UK) published a revealing report on immigrants utilizing webchat marriages to circumvent US naturalization policy. According to the report, increasing numbers of immigrants seeking US citizenship are conducting “proxy marriages” via Skype