The New York Times reports on a U visa bill that would require California law enforcement to verify within 90 days cooperation with law enforcement by undocumented immigrants who are victims of violent crime. If passed, California would be the first state to mandate that law enforcement sign U visa certifications in a particular timeframe.
Posted on April 27, 2015 by Brian D. Lerner
« §212(h) Aggravated Felony Bar Cases in 1st or 8th Circuits This International Business Times article discusses a report released last week by Grassroots Leadership, a Texas nonprofit, which reveals how private prison companies have spent five years lobbying the government to enact conservative immigration reform both to maintain ICE’s bed quota and to ensure a steady flow of inmates into its detention centers. The report says that 62% of all ICE detention beds are now operated by for-profit prison companies. »