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English Efectivo 2/18/2021 Efectivo inmediatamente, ICE ha implementado nuevas prioridades provisionales sobre quienes deben ser prioridad para le deportación.  Esperamos prioridades finales, que pueden cambiar, dentro de 90 días. Continuaremos actualizando esta página conforme sepamos más…
Español Updated 2/18/2021 Effective immediately, ICE has new interim (temporary) enforcement priorities.  We expect final priorities, which may be different, within 90 days.  We will continue to update this page as we find out more about the enforcement priorities.  What is an enforcement…
Updated January 21, 2021 | Español On January 20, 2021, President Biden issued an executive order regarding the DACA program. While the DACA program continues to be litigated in the federal courts, this executive order signals the new administration’s commitment to the program. This information…
October 2020 | Español Immigration enforcement actions continue in communities across the United States, and the Trump administration has increased the threat to immigrant communities by expanding “expedited removal.” Under the expansion of this program, an immigration officer may quickly deport…
Updated January 22, 2021 | Español On January 20 2021, President Biden issued an executive order regarding the DACA program. While the DACA program continues to be litigated in the federal courts, this executive order signals the new administration's commitment to the program.  This…
December 2019 | Español As of January 1, 2020, recreational use of cannabis will be legal in the state of Illinois, yet it is still illegal at the federal level, for that reason it has a different impact on people who are not US citizens and can impact their immigration status. Persons who admit…
(Updated June 29, 2017) On June 26, 2017, the Supreme Court overturned, in part, lower courts’ injunctions on President Trump’s refugee & Muslim ban. The Court will hear oral argument on the matter in October. In the meantime, the Court ruled that the bans may resume for travelers from six…
En español Requesting asylum is a very complicated process and the National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) strongly encourages all asylum seekers to find a competent immigration attorney with experience representing asylum seekers.  It is important that you only hire a licensed attorney or…
Haga clic para español Know-Your-Rights for Children and Youth The manuals below are intended to provide basic information to give immigrants an understanding of their rights under U.S. law during immigration proceedings or if they are arrested and detained by the Department of Homeland Security…
The manuals below are intended to provide basic information to give immigrants an understanding of their rights under U.S. law during immigration proceedings or if they are arrested and detained by the Department of Homeland Security. The information in these manuals should not be considered legal…