Roberson Law, LLC.

August 1, 2019

Emerging Safe Third Country Asylum Agreement

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In the past, the Guatemalan Constitutional Court has blocked any potential “safe third country” agreement with the US. However, in recent weeks, Guatemala agreed to a prospective agreement which would require asylum-seekers who travel through its borders to first seek refuge there before moving on to the U.S. Under the broad outlines of the accord, the Trump administration plans to relocate a large number of asylum seekers from Honduras and El Salvador back to Guatemala,
Immigration, Immigration Reform
Roberson Law, LLC.
Recent declarations by the Administration state that they will launch a series of immigration raids, most likely after the July 4th holiday. The acting director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency claimed that he would follow through with plans to send agents into communities, collecting and deporting undocumented families in the latest attempt to deter large-scale migration through the southwest border. The targeted operation is expected to occur over the course of multiple days,
Immigration, Immigration Court, Immigration Reform, Uncategorized
Roberson Law, LLC.

June 1, 2019

Proposed Tariffs on Mexico to Slow Migration

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In a recent announcement, The Trump Administration revealed that it would impose 5 percent tariffs on Mexican imports, with the possibility of raising them to 25 percent if Mexico does not halt the flow of illegal immigration, largely from Central America, across the US border. The proposed action aims to force the Mexican government “to dramatically reduce or eliminate the number of illegal aliens crossing its territory into the United States”, the tariff is to
Immigration, Immigration Reform
Roberson Law, LLC.
The Trump administration family separation policy was initially presented as a “zero tolerance” approach to deter illegal immigration and to encourage tenacious legislation. It was adopted across the U.S.–Mexico border from April 2018 to June 2018, however, later investigations found that the practice of family separations had begun prior to the public announcement. Under the policy, authorities separated children from parents and guardians upon entering the U.S. The adults were prosecuted, while the children were
Immigration, Immigration Reform
Roberson Law, LLC.

April 1, 2019

The Dream and Promise Act of 2019

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Congress is considering new protections for Dreamers, as well as for recipients of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforcement Departure (DED) programs, which provide relief to immigrants from specific countries. The American Dream and Promise Act of 2019 would block the Administration’s attempts to terminate these programs and protect immigrants with strong ties to the United States from deportation. This proposed bill would provide protection from deportation and a possible earned pathway to
Immigration, Immigration Reform