Immigration Report: Raymond Lahoud Named Chair of American Immigration Lawyers Association NJ ICE Worksite Enforcement Committee

The Norris McLaughlin Immigration Blog has reported that Raymond G. Lahoud, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Practice, has been named Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) New Jersey Chapter’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Worksite Enforcement Committee for 2018-2019. AILA, the national association of immigration lawyers, seeks to promote justice, … [Read more...]

ICE Targets Middlesex County, New Jersey, in “Sanctuary” County Enforcement Surge

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced the end of a five-day immigration enforcement operation targeted at Middlesex County, New Jersey.  The operation, led by the ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Newark Field Office, resulted in the arrest of 37 individuals from Brazil, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Nigeria, Peru, and Turkey. According to … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Immigration Agents Conduct Raids Across New Jersey. Many Arrested.

From the NMM Immigration Newsroom: Hundreds of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents converged on 13 counties throughout New Jersey on Monday, in the largest immigration enforcement action in the state’s history.  Nearly 100 immigrants were arrested in raids conducted in Atlantic, Bergan, Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Passaic, Union, and Warren counties.  Those arrested were from 28 … [Read more...]

New Jersey Accepts First Financial Aid Applications from Undocumented Immigrant Students

As the ink of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s signature was still drying on the new law expanding state financial aid to undocumented students, the state’s application website went live.  Within minutes, the first application was submitted. The new law offers state student loans, grants, and scholarships not otherwise available to New Jersey’s undocumented immigrant population, and expands a 2014 New Jersey law that allowed undocumented … [Read more...]