This week in immigration news – October 13, 2021

Biden administration ends mass immigration arrests at work sites

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas underscored in a recent memo that the administration will focus their efforts on going after employers that exploit their employees rather than the undocumented immigrants that they may have employed.

Life under ‘extreme hardship’: Inside one family’s decade-long ordeal with America’s cruelly absurd immigration laws

Deborah Chasman, co-editor in chief at the Boston Review, explains her family’s experience with America’s immigration legal system.

Law schools pressured to cut ties with research firms over ICE, CBP

Law schools around the country are having protests over the use of LexisNexis and Westlaw, two databases that are heavily used by the legal profession, over work that their parent companies do with ICE and CBP.