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Deportation Without a Hearing: A Primer

Hunter Hallman / Blog July 6, 2017

There are several ways in immigration law that the government can use to deport an undocumented immigrant that do not involve the judicial process. These are known as administrative, expedited, and reinstatement of removal processes.

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House “Roll Back” of Executive Action on Immigration Goes Beyond Latest Obama Actions

Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog January 30, 2015

The series of amendments to the Fiscal Year 2014 DHS appropriations bill were aimed at “rolling back” President Obama’s recent executive actions.

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Child Deportations: How Many Minors Does the U.S. Actually Send Home?

Matt Graham / Blog July 25, 2014

In the ongoing dialogue over the current child migration crisis, attention has recently focused on what happens to children after they are apprehended at the border. Several outlets have reported the number of children deported in recent years based on statistics from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). While an increasing number of children apprehended are under age 14, the Pew Research Center recently released data that showed that 84 percent of children apprehended so far in 2014 were teenagers. Because of long backlogs in the immigration court system, some of these teenagers will turn 18 before their removal. In order to get a clearer picture of how many apprehended minors are ultimately removed, these “age-out” cases should be included.

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