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U.S. Supreme Court Sides with Immigrants’ Rights to Challenge Deportation Orders in Lower Courts

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

The U.S. Supreme Court recently made an important decision that will ultimately make it easier for immigrants to challenge deportation decisions, even if they have a criminal record. In consolidating two important immigration cases, Guerrero-Lasprilla v. Barr and Ovalles v. Barr, the Court looked at whether the lower courts (i.e. courts of appeals) are… Read More »

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U.S. Supreme Court Makes It Easier to Deport Green Card Holders for Old Criminal Convictions

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In late April, The US Supreme Court ruled to uphold a lower court’s decision making a legal permanent resident ineligible to have his deportation canceled under a US law that allows legal permanent residents to do so if they have been living continuously in the US for at least seven years as long as… Read More »

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Federal Judge Rules Against US Citizenship and Immigration Services, Opening The Door for More Employers to Successfully File H-1B Visa Petitions

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In March, a federal judge made a significant decision limiting the ability for US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to deny H-1B petitions by claiming that a position does not qualify as a specialty occupation, which will effectively allow more employers to enable foreign professionals to obtain temporary visas to work in specialty occupations,… Read More »

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U.S. Supreme Court Hands Over Right to States to Prosecute Illegal Immigrants While Considering Whether or Not Immigrants Seeking Asylum Have the Right to Judicial Review

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

The Supreme Court has had a busy month hearing and deciding on cases that involve important criminal defense, immigration, and civil rights issues. In a narrow majority, the Court increased the ability for states to regulate and police the issue of illegal immigration and work authorization; an issue that has historically been under the… Read More »

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Latest Statistics Demonstrate That North Carolina Traffic Stops & Searches Linked to Racial Profiling

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According to data recently released by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, minority drivers are much more likely to be searched by police officers during traffic stops than white drivers, with five departments in particular demonstrating some of the highest disparities, including the Asheboro Police Department, Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, Greensboro Police Department,… Read More »

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Judge Finds US in Contempt After Deporting Immigrants as “Rapid Removal” Programs Continue

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

In February, a federal judge found the US government in contempt after authorities deported five immigrants who were in a program for abused and neglected children. In this particular program, young immigrants can apply to be covered until age 21 and can eventually also obtain a green card. However, US Citizenship and Immigration Services… Read More »

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Judge Blocks Immigration Policy Seeking to Deport F, M, And J VISA Holders

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

During the first week of February, U.S. District Court Judge Loretta Biggs issued a permanent nationwide injunction against yet another Trump administration immigration policy which made it more difficult for foreign students to remain in the United States after their legal status ran out. According to the ruling, the policy violated federal law and… Read More »

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North Carolina Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Key Criminal Cases Regarding Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection That Could Affect All Cases Moving Forward

By Hauter Law Firm, PC |

In February, arguments in two extremely important criminal cases were made before the North Carolina Supreme Court; cases that involve the question of whether prosecutors illegally excluded black citizens from juries due to their race even though this is barred by federal law. If the defendants are successful, not only will they be granted… Read More »

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The Effect That North Carolina’s Raise the Age Law Has Had

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We previously discussed North Carolina’s Raise the Age law, which dictates that 16- and 17-year-olds who commit nonviolent crimes are no longer charged as adults and will have greater access to a number of services, including criminal record sealing. The law went into effect in December, and as a result, we have had a… Read More »

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Trump Administration Claims to Target “Birth Tourism” With New Rule Which Actually Impacts B Visitor Visas

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According to recent reports, the Trump administration plans to unleash a new immigration rule in late January that targets pregnant women visiting from other countries in an effort to prevent foreigners from “taking advantage of the 14th Amendment’s protection of citizenship” for those born in the U.S. While the specific details of the new… Read More »

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