Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 30

Are You A Non-Citizen Who Has Been Arrested?

ICE's Director, John Morton, who wrote the new policy.

If so, you may be interested to find out how you will be affected under the new policy just put into place by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) on December 21, 2012. YOU WILL NOT be transferred from local police custody to federal immigration custody if you do not have a prior felony or misdemeanor …

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Dec 24

Immigration Detainers Are Mere Requests, Not Commands

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State Attorney General Kamala Harris recently issued a groundbreaking opinion that will positively affect how California’s jails and prisons treat individuals who are suspected of being in violation of immigration law: What Does the Opinion Say That is Groundbreaking? Immigration detainers, also known as “ICE holds”, are not mandatory commands; thus, local law enforcement agencies …

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Dec 24

Rihanna Calls The Police On Unwanted Visitor

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The police were called today to a Barbados property where Rihanna was staying for the Christmas holiday.  An unwanted visitor was seen wandering onto her private, beach front residence.  When the police arrived, the man was gone. If the police had arrived in time, what would this unwanted visitor be charged with under the law? …

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