Since the election our office, along with many other immigration attorneys, has received a surge of calls from clients and prospective clients. Their main question is, “What will happen to the immigration laws under President Trump?”
Candidate Donald Trump made lots of promises. The most popular are:
All in all, President Trump plans to clamp down on illegal immigration.
For those that are in the United States undocumented or have family members that are undocumented, it is very important to arrange a consultation with an immigration attorney who practices in the area of removal defense to discuss possible remedies and decide on a plan. That plan may be a proactive or reactive legal defense to any removal proceeding initiated in the future or the plan may be to waive due process relief and accept removal orders from Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
But that is not the only conversation we should be having.
Since no one person is only defined by their immigration status, it is also important to talk about what happens to the “life left behind” if an individual is deported. If President Trump fulfills his promise, more and more families are at risk of being torn apart. That leads us to the “other” conversation.
How can you and your family be prepared? Here is a check list of items to keep in mind when making a family plan:
This list is not a comprehensive list, but it better addresses how families should be prepared. This preparation will not “cure” an individual’s unlawful status and it will not prevent any possible deportation. It will give undocumented individuals and their families’ the peace of mind needed to have their affairs in order if the unthinkable where to happen.
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to deport or imprison up to three million undocumented immigrants after he is inaugurated on January 20, 2017. He plans to use state, local, and…
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