Due to the health risks posed by the Corona Virus tragedy, our office is following the directives of the governor of California in order to minimize the risks to our staff, our clients and our community. Our office will continue to operate fully, as it has thus far, observing our normal schedule, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We will continue to schedule appointments to meet with clients and will do this via ZOOM or Telephone only.

If you would like to schedule an appointment with any of our lawyers or staff members, please do so by calling our office at 619-291-1112. You can also contact us via e-mail at [email protected]

Thank you for your understanding.


Debido a los riesgos para la salud planteados por la tragedia del Virus Corona, nuestra oficina está siguiendo las directivas del gobernador de California para minimizar los riesgos para nuestro personal, nuestros clientes y nuestra comunidad. Nuestra oficina seguirá funcionando a pleno, como lo ha hecho hasta ahora, cumpliendo con nuestro horario habitual, de lunes a viernes de 8:30 a.m. a 5:30 p.m. Continuaremos programando citas para reunirnos con los clientes y lo haremos solo a través de ZOOM o por teléfono.

Si desea programar una cita con alguno de nuestros abogados o miembros del personal, hágalo llamando a nuestra oficina al 619-291-1112. También puede contactarnos por correo electrónico a [email protected]

Gracias por su comprensión.

Resolving Immigration ProblemsIn An Honest & Responsible Manner

Deportation numbers down but more without criminal convictions

Many individuals with and without criminal histories may be concerned about the deportation and removal process. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in San Diego is on pace to deport fewer individuals this year than last year, however, most of those deported this year do not have a criminal record. As of the middle of the summer this year, ICE had deported 16,599 individuals from San Diego and Imperial counties. When compared to last year, ICE deported 23, 719 individuals from the same region.

As the federal fiscal year ends in three months, it appears likely fewer individuals will be deported from the San Diego region this year than last. Through middle of the summer this year, ICE had deported 6,818 unauthorized immigrants with criminal records nationally compared to 9,781 individuals without criminal records that had been deported during the same time period.

More immigrants other than those with criminal records, which are deemed a threat to public safety, may be facing deportation. A new focus has shifted to removal of unauthorized immigrants who not only have serious criminal records but those that might have convictions for more minor criminal convictions as well and those that have removal orders from an immigration judge. National trends reveal more individuals with criminal records being deported than those without which is in keeping with historical trends. The trend varies in the San Diego area.

The deportation and removal process may seem hard to understand and predict which can increase anxiety for families and individuals facing potential deportation and removal. Understanding the laws and how they are being enforced may help individuals and families concerned about the deportation and removal process.

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune, “ICE in San Diego on pace to deport fewer people than last year, most without a criminal record,” Greg Moran, Aug. 9, 2017


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