Recent Posts in Immigration Category

  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 The year 2015 is said to be one of the most interesting years. With all our advancements and setbacks made in previous years, American's are hopeful that this year will be different. In order to start off the New Year here are a couple of new laws that have passed for 2015. First I would like to talk about the new laws that are ...
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  • Federal Court Finds Upright Driving, Acne Suspicious Good posture while driving can contribute to reasonable suspicion that a driver is smuggling illegal aliens, federal appeals court finds. Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers Denton, Texas Driving with good posture, with hands at the classic ten and two position on the wheel, is sufficient reason to pull over a driver with a bad complexion, ...
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  • Immigrants to avoid deportation in some crimes

    || 2-Nov-2012

    I Tim Powers Law Office of Tim Powers 940.580.2899 www.timpowers.com OAKLAND, Calif.—A new policy in Alameda County is instructing prosecutors to consider filing lesser criminal charges for some legal immigrants in an effort to avoid convictions with mandatory deportation. The Oakland Tribune reports ( http://bit.ly/PJvYPl ) that District Attorney Nancy O'Malley's order will make the ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Office of Tim Powers 940.580.2899 www.timpowers.com Originally published in the Current. By Michael Barajas Published: September 19, 2012 GOP State Rep. Jerry Madden took the helm of the House corrections committee in 2005, just in time for a deeply distressing projection: booming incarceration in our notoriously tough-on-crime state meant Texas would need eight new prisons by 2012, ...
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  • ICE arrests 50 convicted of crimes in Texas

    || 13-Sep-2012

    Tim Powers Law Office of Tim Powers 940.580.2899 www.timpowers.com The Associated Press reports on the enforcement of immigration laws in regards to felony convictions. Read this article to find out more information. By, NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — An operation to remove sex offenders or people from other countries with felony convictions has led to the arrest of 50 ...
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  • Criminal Arrests in Denton County Texas and the Foreign National Tim Powers www.timpowers.com We receive a lot of contacts from foreign nationals that have concerns after being arrested in Texas. The questions usually concern an immigration hold. When and how does an immigration hold occur? Federal rules dictate ( 8 C.F.R. § 287.6) : (d) Temporary detention at Department request. Upon a ...
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