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03/29/2018

Meaningfully Addressing Gang Violence: This resource analyzes congressional proposals on gangs, discusses how gang affiliation impacts immigration enforcement, and discusses solutions and examples.

Understanding Allegations of Gang Membership/Affiliation in Immigration Cases: The purpose of this advisory is to help immigration advocates better understand how law enforcement in the United States documents and alleges gang membership or association, such that advocates are able to identify red flags in cases, and are better prepared to work with clients to assess possible risks in filing for relief.

The School to Prison to Deportation Pipeline: This resource explains how an incident at school can result in a youth facing deportation, and encourages schools to review their disciplinary polices to ensure they are not sending students to ICE.

Testimony for the Record Immigrant Legal Resource Center Senate Judiciary Hearing “The MS-13 Problem: Investigating Gang Membership, Its Nexus to Illegal Immigration, and Federal Efforts to End the Threat”: Senate Judiciary Hearing testimony on the June 2017 hearing “The MS-13 Problem: Investigating Gang Membership, its Nexus to Illegal Immigration, and Federal Efforts to End the Threat.”

Vote No on Heller 1954 Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act: This is a two-pager on the provision that is being raised as legislative language that Republicans in Congress continue to put forward in negotiations about immigration reform.