The FBI’s Criminal Database Is Filling Up With Non-Criminals

America has long held the position as the world’s foremost imprisoner of its own citizens. Around 2 million people are incarcerated in America, giving us nearly one-fourth of the world’s total prison population. Spending any length of time in prison is a good way to destroy your future. But even if you never spend a day inside — or even end up facing charges — there’s a good chance you’ll still be facing a bleak future should you ever have

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STATUS REPORT – DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) Is Two Years Old

What we’ve learned Between August 2012 and March 2014, 673,417 applications for DACA were filed and 553,197 were approved. The top ten countries of origin of DACA recipients include Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, South Korea, Brazil, and the Philippines. California and Texas are the states with the largest number of DACA recipients. We now have a better understanding of who immigrant youth are. Prior to DACA, we primarily heard the stories of “Dreamer” college students. DACA gave immigrant youth

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Calculate When Would Be the Best Time to Submit Your DACA Renewal Application to USCIS

Are you planning to apply to renew your DACA and wondering when you should send your renewal application to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)? The handy calculator available below will help you decide. You should apply to renew your DACA before it and your employment authorization document (EAD) expire. (Your EAD is the work permit card that was issued to you when you received DACA.) But don’t wait until the last minute! If you do, your EAD might expire

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How Undocumented Immigrants Can Prepare for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Before a Law Passes

(A bill to legalize the status of undocumented immigrants has not passed.) DO NOT • Do not apply for a “legalization” benefit before the law passes. • Do not pay anyone to complete “legalization” benefit applications before a law passes. • Do not pay someone in advance to hold an appointment to complete a “legalization” benefit application. • Do not register to vote. • Do not vote in elections where non-citizens are ineligible to participate. • Do not make false

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USCIS Releases DACA Toolkit – How to renew your “work permit”

I have helped a lot of young people to become part of the DACA program. All of my clients I helped with DACA have received a “work permit”. But now it is time renew your “work permit”. Below find a toolkit to help you doing it by yourself. I have also posted all necessary forms in this article. This toolkit is a great resource for the DACA program and renewal process answering all the questions to process DACA and related

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Die Hard Right Wing Nuts in Montrose, California.

  Today I met two nut cases who obviously did not like President Obama. I tried to have a friendly conversation with them why they did outfit Obama’s picture with a Hitler moustache. Please see what came out of it. One of these guys is here on YouTube. His username is Spiii Takkk. He sends me sometimes messages in very rudimentary English, trying to insult me. But he is one of these typical Christian right wing nuts, uneducated, well an idiot in

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Protecting The Free Speech of Censors: The Crystal Cox Saga

This is how the rule of law works: we extend rights to the very people who would deny us those rights if they had the chance. Ariel Castro imprisoned young women in his basement without anything resembling due process, but he got a lawyer and his days in court until he thoughtfully offed himself. We protected the Nazis’ right to march at Skokie, and say what you want about the tenets of National Socialism, dude, but it doesn’t protect the

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Renewal Process

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to participate in a stakeholder teleconference on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. (Eastern) to discuss the DACA renewal process. On June 5, 2014, USCIS announced a DACA renewal process and published a revised Form I-821D that individuals must use to request both renewal and initial DACA. During the teleconference, USCIS officials will share information about the DACA renewal process as well as answer your general questions. To Join

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Cops are NOT your friends

You are walking down the sidewalk when you approach a police officer. The officer says hello to you and asks you if it is going to rain. What just happened? That police officer just broke federal law. A police officer has to have just cause to speak to ANYONE. In layman’s terms, that means he has to have a good reason to disturb YOUR peace. Get it? The weather is not a good enough reason. Neither is being polite. All

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