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Deferred-action clients inundate local immigration attorneys (access required)


Immigration lawyers in the Carolinas began preparing for an influx of clients back in June when President Barack Obama announced a deferred-deportation program, but many still weren’t ready for the deluge that followed. “It’s been nonstop, crazy. We’ve had to turn people away,” said Ann Marie Dooley, one of two full-time immigration attorneys at McKinney, Perry & Coalter in Greensboro, which has been offering free screening clinics for deferral applicants.

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Administrative – Immigration – Deportation – ‘Material Support’ for Guerrillas (access required)

Barahona v. Holder An El Salvadoran native loses his request for review of the Board of Immigrations Appeals’ final order saying he was ineligible for a “special removal” cancellation of deportation under the Nicaraguan and Central American Relief Act of 1997; the 4th Circuit upholds the agency decision that found petitioner had provided material support to Salvadoran guerillas by allowing them to use the kitchen in his home.

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