Lawsuit Against DACA Administration

August 28, 2012 § Leave a comment

The President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme turned into a hot election issue according to an advisor to Mitt Romney who launched a lawsuit against these issues. Also Kris Kobach, an advisor to the Romney campaign on immigration have filled a lawsuit against Administration claiming that DACA made it impossible for them to do their jobs.

The Obama’s new decision DACA was introduced last week, allows illegal immigrants to stay away from deportation for two years with work permit.

The DACA programme is not allowing agents to do their jobs and they are duty bound, by federal law, to detain and verify illegal immigrants but federal appointees are restricting them to do so.

They also argue that the DACA programme “unconstitutionally usurps and encroaches upon the legislative powers of Congress.”

The lawsuit claims that laws can be made by Congress in the US. So for political reason President has introduced DACA program to attract votes from the Hispanic community. Many of Undocumented young immigrants belong to Hispanic ethnicity, the Republicans point out.

Mr Kobach told Fox News yesterday that “the Obama administration has ordered federal law enforcement agents to break the law, to ignore the laws that they’re supposed to enforce and, in the case of the ICE officers, to actually break federal laws that say you’re supposed to deport certain people. And in each case, the Obama administration seems to be doing so for political reasons.”

At present, Polling suggests that Obama has more support that is 63% compared to Romney’s Republicans have 28% Hispanic support.

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Questioning Obama’s New Administration Policy

August 26, 2012 § 1 Comment

The President Obama’s new administration policy to provide security against deportation faced by undocumented immigrants who entered US as children and stayed in US for 5 years with good academic or military records.

Doebler and nine other ICE agents launched a lawsuit against Obama’s new policy and they argue that this policy made it impossible for them to do their job.

Roy Beck, an advocacy group for more restrictive immigration that is bankrolling the lawsuit told CNN on Friday about goal of lawsuit is to force a court to check whether the new administration policy is legal. Beck also said that we wouldn’t be pleased if it is legal adding, we also strongly believe that President doesn’t have rights to this.

According to Pacheco, the political director of United We Dream Obama’s new policy is a political plan to get more votes in election time.

“I can’t imagine any judge would even give them standing to file the case, much less decide it on the merits,” Toobin, CNN senior legal analyst said. “I am unaware of any law that allows federal employees to challenge the legality of the actions of their superiors.”

According to the lawsuit, Doebler “arrested an alien who was unlawfully present in the United States and issued the alien an NTA (notice to appear), contrary to the general directions of his supervisors that he should decline to issue NTAs to certain illegal aliens.”

Obama made clear that the new policy for undocumented young immigrants was intended to be a temporary step until Congress comes up with new law that considers this situation.

Undocumented Immigrants Granted With Driver License

August 24, 2012 § Leave a comment

Few years ago, undocumented immigrants who knew driving and had passport identity would easily get license by states. This was supported by many leading law enforcement officials and decided to keep it away from the immigration issue. This policy was in a state until 9/11 but 9/11 affected rights or privilege extended to undocumented immigrants and process of getting driver’s license became difficult.

But now Obama has come up with new decision to grant driver’s license to undocumented immigrants with the right to remain in United States for two years without the threat of deportation. About 400,000 undocumented immigrants are getting benefited to stay in United State without fear.

With continuous approach of California Gov. Jerry Brown and has spoken against changing the law to allow undocumented immigrants to get driver’s licenses.

“At the end of the day, it’s a state-issued document, and the state has the authority to determine who is eligible for that document,” said Iran Grossman, vice president of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators, in an interview with CNN.

California has already laid the groundwork to issue the driver’s license to member of deferral program so President along with California should be congratulated.

Path for Undocumented Alien Must be Smoothened

August 19, 2012 § Leave a comment

Approximately 50.5 million Lations are living in United States according to US Census Bureau. Presidential election during November will be very crucial for both the candidate. With this new Deferred Action in place its win-win situation for Barack Obama, close relative of Lations who illegally staying in US will surely pick Obama for uniting the family.

The ultimate goal must be to ensure a better quality of life for those in the undocumented community who work, almost always, in low-wage, unsafe and unsupported environments. Putting aside President Obama’s immigration failings, the possibility of Mitt Romney becoming president should only serve to terrify the Latino community. Former White House adviser Van Jones recently told CNN, “He cannot hug and kiss the tea party and then try to hug and kiss the Latino community.”

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, have not committed anything on the improving the immigration issues. Next president can only help end the fear of undocumented immigrants, whether the deportation or the legal status. First and the fore most things the president must do try change the term ‘illegal aliens’, which might not be the right term to discuss people even with legal status.

Very few American live very hard life as of undocumented Lations live without eating, walking on, wearing forged to work. Many have given employment for many Americans; they also work for US Economy.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Eligibility Finalised by US Agency

August 9, 2012 § 3 Comments

On June 15, 2012, a announcement by United Secretary of Homeland Security ,that certain young people who came to US as children and meet other key guidelines are eligible to receive deferred action .

“Expects to make all forms, instructions, and additional information relevant to the deferred action for childhood arrivals process available on August 15, 2012,” and would then “immediately begin accepting requests for consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals.”

The USCIS National Customer Service Centre is decided to extend the hours including Saturdays from 9 am to 5pm and also live agents will be available in each time zone.

To be eligible for Deferred Action, you must:

  • Be a 30 years old or younger
  • Have arrived in the United State before turning into 16 years old
  • Be a permanent resident for 5 consecutive years prior to June 15,2012 and must present on this day
  • Have graduated from High School and must be in School now , received a General Education Development (GRE) certification or honorably discharged from the United states Arm force or Coast Guard
  • Have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, three or more other misdemeanors, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety.

Request submitted before August 15, 2012 will be rejected. Fee exemption will be available in limited circumstances with respect to the deferred action itself.

Request for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Fee

August 5, 2012 § 2 Comments

US Citizenship and Immigration Services will start accepting Deferred Action applications from August 15, which will allow illegal immigrant work permit. Obama administration said on Friday it will charge $465 for temporary work permits, subject to renewal for two years.

The agency said the number of applications will determine how many employees it hires, and it did not provide an estimate for the total cost of the programme. The Associated Press reported last month that Homeland Security Department internal documents estimated hundreds of employees may be hired and that the total cost could top $585 million.

Alejandro Mayorkas said in a conference that fee exemptions will be granted in limited situations. Criteria include homelessness, a serious disability or unpaid medical bills at least $25,000.

The internal documents estimated that the number of applicants might top 1 million in the first year, or more than 3,000 a day. It will cost between $467 million and $585 million to process applications in the first two years, with revenues from fees paid by immigrants estimated at $484 million.

The agency also said they will not use this information in deportation, but some exceptions of criminal for public safety. But if they lie in their application will also be subjected for prosecution and also deportation.

What is Deferred Action?

June 24, 2012 § 1 Comment

Deferred Action is effort by government not to continue deportation those you qualify certain criteria. Even thou this isn’t permanent solution.

Criteria include:

  1. Entered US before 16th birthday of the applicants.
  2. Continuous residence for least five years.
  3. Physical presence during the announcement was made (DREAM Act) i.e., June 15th 2012.
  4. Applicant should be at school or graduated from college and obtain GED (General Education Development).
  5. Applicants not convicted any felony offense.
  6. Age not above 30.

Deferred action will not grant the applicant a green card, immigration status or citizenship. However, deferred action offers two significant benefits:

(a) It relieves the individual from the fear and uncertainty of being caught and someday placed in removal proceedings, while it relieves those who are presently in removal proceedings from being removed;

(b) It provides economic freedom to those who qualify through the issuance of EADs that would enable them to work legally.

USCIS and ICE will begin implementation of the application processes within sixty days of the announcement on June 15. The hotline numbers to call for this process are 1-800-375-5283 (USCIS) and 1-888-351-4024 (ICE).

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