Biden’s plan to offer legal status to 11 million immigrants gets thumbs up from Darius Amiri, chair of Rose Law Group immigration law department

By Cindy Carmaco, Andrea Castillo, Molly O’Toole | Los Angeles Times During his first days in office, President-elect Joe Biden plans to send a groundbreaking legislative package to Congress to address the long-elusive goal of immigration reform, including what’s certain to be a controversial centerpiece: a pathway to citizenship for an estimated 11 million immigrants who are in the country without …

Court: Noncitizens Can Get Phoenix Housing Aid; Darius Amiri, Chair Of Rose Law Group Immigration Department, Comments

By Jen Fifield, Alison Steinbach | Arizona Republic Immigrants without permanent legal status in the U.S. are eligible for the housing and utility assistance programs Phoenix created for those hurt by COVID-19, a federal court ruled Wednesday. The judgeruled that Phoenix is not allowed to exclude “unqualified aliens” such as undocumented immigrants from its federally funded COVID-19 relief programs by requiring applicants to show proof …

Darius Amiri, Chair Of Rose Law Group Immigration Law, Comments On DACA Restoration

By Camilo Montoya-Galvez | CBS News A federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to fully restore an Obama-era initiative that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation, requiring officials to open the program to new applicants for the first time since 2017. Judge Nicholas Garaufis of the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn instructed the …

Feds Say Transferring Detainees Between Jails Holding Immigrants Contributed To COVID Outbreaks; Rose Law Group Immigration Chair Darius Amiri Comments

By Hamed Aleaziz | BuzzFeed News Department of Homeland Security officials have acknowledged that transfers of detainees between facilities holding immigrants for ICE had “contributed to outbreaks” of COVID-19 and that poor information sharing made tracking and preventing the spread of the virus more difficult, according to a draft report obtained by BuzzFeed News. The document also acknowledges that the inability for …

ICE Preparing Targeted Arrests In Sanctuary Cities, Amplifying President’s Campaign Theme, Rose Law Group Immigration Chair Darius Amiri comments

By Nick Miroff and Devlin Barrett | The Washington Post The Trump administration is preparing an immigration enforcement blitz next month that would target arrests in U.S. cities and jurisdictions that have adopted “sanctuary” policies, according to three U.S. officials who described a plan with public messaging that echoes the president’s law-and-order campaign rhetoric. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement operation, …

Whistleblower Complaint Alleges Mass Hysterectomies At ICE Detention Center; Rose Law Group Immigration Chair Darius Amiri Responds

By Priscilla Alvarez | CNN Washington (CNN) – A whistleblower who previously worked at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Georgia detailed a high rate of hysterectomies and alleged medical neglect in a complaint filed to the Department of Homeland Security inspector general Monday. Dawn Wooten, a licensed practical nurse employed by the center who’s represented by the Government Accountability …

Rose Law Group Immigration Chair Darius Amiri updates on DACA Advance Parole

By Darius Amiri, Immigration Lawyer and the Chair of Rose Law Group Immigration Department Today I’ll be talking about Advance Parole, especially as it pertains to DACA recipients. So typically, those with DACA were brought here at a young age by their parents and we not able to leave the United States for lack of a US passport or valid visa. …

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ ‘drastic’ spending reduction sparks sharp response from Rose Law Group Immigration Chair Darius Amiri

By Cronkite News | Via AZBigMedia The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said it is making “drastic cuts” that will affect all agency services, including naturalizations, in order to avoid furloughs of nearly 70% of its workforce at the end of this month. Immigration advocates worried Wednesday that the cuts would add to an already large backlog of cases and …