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Information on President Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration (ARCHIVED POST; not current)

Articles on Obama’s Immigration Executive Action 

President Obama has announced several broad policy changes that will likely benefit million of undocumented immigrants.      Below find information on various components of the president’s plan.

Obama Executive Action on Immigration Summary    A brief synopsis by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) of the Obama’s immigration plan.

Memo on Expanding Provisional Waiver I-601A   A plan to expand the availability of provisional waivers (of the unlawful presence bar).

Obama Executive Action Fact Sheet  November 20th White House fact sheet outlining the president’s “immigration accountability executive action.”

ICE Memo on Seeking Prosecutorial Discretion  Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) memorandum advising individuals in immigration custody or otherwise facing deportation (removal) of remedies available as a result the new policies being put into effect.

2014 Prosecutorial Discretion (Deferred Action) Memo  New policies governing the apprehension, detention and removal (deportation) of undocumented immigrants.

Stay tuned for more information about the implementation of President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

This article is general in nature, and not intended as legal advice.
Attorney Mitchell J. Cohen

Attorney Mitchell J. Cohen

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Mitchell J. Cohen is a 20-year member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and Member of The Florida Bar, with law offices in Hallandale Beach and Fort Myers, Florida. He has extensive experience litigating cases before the USCIS, Immigration Courts, and Board of Immigration Appeals.


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