This week in immigration news – April 8, 2021

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Arrests and deportations of immigrants in US illegally drop under Biden with shift in priorities

In March, ICE arrested 2,214 undocumented immigrants, compared with 6,679 in December 2020. This represents a shift back to Obama-era protocols of prioritizing immigrants with criminal records and people who pose a national security threat for deportation.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sues in effort to force Biden administration to deport more people convicted of crimes

In a joint suit filed by the state of Texas and the state of Louisiana, Texas’s Attorney General is pushing back against the Biden administration’s change in deportation guidance from that used by the Trump administration.

The TikTok Trend That Has Immigration Lawyers Worried

TikTok ads aimed at undocumented immigrants seeking to change their status, according to immigration attorneys, give unrealistic impressions of different visas and their requirements.

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