DACA and Other Programs Facing Termination

UPDATE: [“The Trump Administration has officially announced that the DACA program will be terminated in six months.  The administration has released a memo stating that the government will no longer be accepting new applications for the program. Current DACA recipients can renew their work authorization if their current DACA expires on or before March 5,…

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Digital Privacy at the U.S. Border

The Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agency as the authority to inspect and confiscate electronic devices of any traveler entering the United States, including that of Unite States citizens.  The government has asserted a broad authority to inspect an individual’s electronic devices, including cell phones, laptops, and e-Readers.  This sometimes leads to CBP officials to…

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Abuse in Immigration Detention Centers

Many of the immigrants that come to the United States are fleeing persecution, and abuse in their home countries.  One of the requirements to demonstrate a person is eligible to be a refugee is that the government was unable or unwilling to protect them in their home countries.  Often this is shown by the country…

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Maryland Immigration Bonds

Many immigrant detainees are deported quickly after being detained because they were not able to get a bond granted at an immigration master calendar hearing, unable to obtain legal representation, or able to post the full amount of their bond.  I have seen Immigration Judges give immigration bail bonds ranging from as little as $3,500…

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Metabolic Ketosis & False Positives with Ignition Interlock System

This post is going to answer several questions pertaining to the interaction between metabolic ketosis and participation in the Maryland Ignition Interlock program.  Before we get into the interaction between these two seemingly disconnected things, it would be useful to have a working understanding of both of the them.  We will start with a very…

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