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What Sanctuary Policies Mean for Undocumented Immigrants

While sanctuary policies limit cooperation between a city, county, or state with federal immigration enforcement agents to protect low-priority immigrants from deportation, their protection is not absolute. Here is what you should know.

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How the Flores Settlement Agreement Affects the Custody of Detained Child Migrants

The Flores Settlement Agreement of 1997 set standards for custody of both, accompanied and unaccompanied, migrant children in detention.

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What the 100-Mile Border Zone Means for Civilians in the United States

The U.S. grants extended power to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers within 100 miles of external borders, called the border zone.

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I-589: How to Seek Asylum in the United States

Immigrants seeking asylum in the United States must prove credible fear of returning home to win the right to stay in the United States.

REAL ID: Appointment Requirements, Cost, and How to Get One

A REAL ID is a federally compliant DMV issued driver's license, learner permit or non-driver ID that will be required after May 2023 to board domestic flights or enter federal buildings. Here is information regarding what it is, how to make appointments, it's requirements. and how to get it.