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Virginia attorney, immigrant advocate, and Managing Partner of the law firm Tingen & Williams, Jacob Tingen, discusses U.S. immigration law in an attempt to elevate the immigration conversation taking place in the USA. Learn about immigrants to the U.S., the challenges they face as they navigate our tangled legal system, and how our broken immigration laws enable abuse by an aggressive Executive Branch. Find Nation of Immigrants on the firm's YouTube channel, Facebook Page, iTunes, and on jacobtingen.com.

Virginia attorney, immigrant advocate, and Managing Partner of the law firm Tingen & Williams, Jacob Tingen, discusses U.S. immigration law in an attempt to elevate the immigration conversation taking place in the USA. Learn about immigrants to the U.S., the challenges they face as they navigate our tangled legal system, and how our broken immigration laws enable abuse by an aggressive Executive Branch. Find Nation of Immigrants on the firm's YouTube channel, Facebook Page, iTunes, and on jacobtingen.com.
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Virginia attorney, immigrant advocate, and Managing Partner of the law firm Tingen & Williams, Jacob Tingen, discusses U.S. immigration law in an attempt to elevate the immigration conversation taking place in the USA. Learn about immigrants to the U.S., the challenges they face as they navigate our tangled legal system, and how our broken immigration laws enable abuse by an aggressive Executive Branch. Find Nation of Immigrants on the firm's YouTube channel, Facebook Page, iTunes, and on jacobtingen.com.

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Episodes

NOI 38: Appeals Court Chimes in on the Trump Admin's Public Charge Rule

12/6/2019
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The Trump Administration's public charge rule gets an update in a new appeals court ruling from the 9th circuit. The opinion addresses public charge, and repeals the injunction issued by the 9th circuit. While the public charge rule is still subject to injunctions in other circuits, the opinion itself says a lot about the state of immigration law today and the role of our three branches of government in creating, interpreting, and executing the law. Support the show

Duration:00:09:39

NOI 39: Guatemalan Teenager, Carlos Hernandez, Dies in Immigration Detention

12/6/2019
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In this somber episode of Nation of Immigrants, immigration attorney Jacob Tingen reflects on the death of Carlos Hernandez, a Guatemalan teenager whose death inside an immigration detention center was caught on video. Support the show

Duration:00:08:12

NOI 37: Getting Immigration Terms Right: Dreamers, Asylum Seekers, and More

12/4/2019
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Today in Nation of Immigrants we talk about using correct vocabulary in the immigration debate. Attorney Jacob Tingen tackles some articles online that advocate the use of terms like "illegal" immigrant, and why we should seek to elevate what we say, and how we say things, in the immigration debate. Support the show

Duration:00:20:08

NOI 36: How NOT to Reform Immigration Laws in the U.S.

11/22/2019
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In today's episode of Nation of Immigrants, we discuss a series of new or proposed regulations coming out of the Trump Administration that make it harder than ever for immigrants to come legally to the U.S. What these rules show is the extent to which the executive branch of government can go to change immigration law and policy, and how it leads to increasingly unfair and unpopular results. Congress should take power over immigration law and policy away from the executive branch. Leave...

Duration:00:22:19

NOI 35: Why is Trump Deporting Fewer Immigrants than Obama?

11/18/2019
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A new article today discusses the proportion of immigrants being held in detention that actually have criminal records. Today in Nation of Immigrants we discuss why those immigrants being held in jail, why they aren't getting released on bond, and how that leads to fewer deportations under the Trump administration as compared to the Obama administration. Support the show

Duration:00:12:47

NOI 34: New Restriction on Work Authorization for Asylum Applicants

11/15/2019
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Today in Nation of Immigrants, Attorney Jacob Tingen discusses the latest proposed Trump rule which would impact the ability of asylum applicants to work while waiting for their asylum hearing. We talk about the advantages and disadvantages of immigrants having work authorization, and what kind of impact this might have on those who have an asylum application pending. Support the show

Duration:00:14:49

NOI 33: Parole in Place for Family of Military and Bernie Sanders Immigration Plan

11/7/2019
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Today we're going to tackle two immigration headlines dealing with law and policy in the U.S. The first article we'll look at is about directly preventing a piece of the Trump administration's policy on immigrants from going into effect, while the other is a response to Trump's policies. Support the show

Duration:00:16:44

NOI 32: A Federal Court Blocks Trump's Health Insurance Requirement for New Immigrants

11/6/2019
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Earlier this week headlines broke about another court ruling blocking another piece of the Trump administration's efforts to prevent poorer immigrants from entering the U.S. Today in Nation of Immigrants, Jacob Tingen talks about the court ruling, and a few other health and immigration related headlines. Support the show

Duration:00:12:56

NOI 31: Immigration News Roundup: Teen Smugglers, Deported with Cancer, World Series Immigration Ads, and Court Information

11/1/2019
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Today in Nation of Immigrants we tackle a smorgasbord of issues including the impact of Trump's border policy, enforcement priorities, false claims in World Series' advertisements, and the outright deletion of important court data. Support the show

Duration:00:17:11

NOI 30: U.S. Immigration Courts: Part 4

10/30/2019
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Today we'll come back to our discussion of Attorney General certification. Last Friday, Attorney General Bill Barr issued two more opinions that impact the discretion of Immigration Judges and the Board of Immigration Appeals to approve certain forms of relief for immigrants in removal proceedings. We'll take a close look at the decisions in Matter of Castillo-Perez and Matter of Thomas and Matter of Thompson. Support the show

Duration:00:19:37

NOI 29: What do Ukraine and Colorado Have in Common? Quid Pro Quos in the Immigration Context

10/28/2019
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Today we discuss aggressive immigration enforcement tactics from the Trump administration, from implementing wide-ranging laws to withholding funds and federal, Attorney Jacob Tingen discusses the impact of the Trump administration's aggressive posture on immigration. Support the show

Duration:00:10:55

NOI 28: U.S. Immigration and the Politics of Fear

10/24/2019
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Today in Nation of Immigrants we tackle recent headlines about six-figures fines against immigrants from ICE, a lack of coordination in government agencies, and an allegation of rape against an ICE officer from an undocumented immigrant. How is the U.S. coping with the aftermath of hardline immigration policies? Support the show

Duration:00:14:06

NOI 27: U.S. Immigration Courts: Part 3

10/22/2019
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Today we continue our discussion about U.S. immigration courts and how external pressures lead to changing and narrowing standards in our immigration courts. We're gonna spend a lot of time on Attorney General certification, and what that means for immigrants in removal proceedings. Support the show

Duration:00:23:06

NOI 26: U.S. Immigration Courts: Part 2

10/18/2019
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Today we're covering how the immigration courts are organized, and how the Executive Branch of Government (the Trump Administration) is able to wield so much power in how immigration judges carry out their duties. Support the show

Duration:00:17:26

NOI 25: U.S. Immigration Courts: Part 1

10/14/2019
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What's happening in U.S. immigration courts? For border courts in particular, it's not entirely clear. Today's episode marks a series of episodes about our immigration courts, what works well, what's broken, and how the Trump administration is responding to continuing record levels of immigrants at our southern border. Barring a groundbreaking immigration event, we'll spend the next several episodes discussing the ins and outs of U.S. immigration Courts. Support the show

Duration:00:14:13

NOI 24: New Public Charge Rule Blocked in Nationwide Injunction a Victory for Immigrants

10/11/2019
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Since the very first episode of Nation of Immigrants we've been talking about the public charge rule announced by the Trump administration. It's clearly been a very important topic to immigrants and their families, podcast followers, and other site visitors. Today, a Federal Judge in the Southern District of New York issued a nationwide injunction to prevent the new public charge rule from taking effect in a blistering legal opinion. Support the show

Duration:00:12:50

NOI 23: What Does It Mean to be a Sanctuary City for Immigrants?

10/11/2019
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Sanctuary City! Illegal Immigrant! Public Charge! What do these terms mean? And how do different sides to this debate use these terms. Today we'll tackle the term Sanctuary City and talk about what it really means and how that impacts local government policies. Support the show

Duration:00:15:40

NOI 22: ICE and the Detention and Deportation of US Citizens

10/9/2019
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In today's episode we discuss a recent case in the headlines where ICE detained a U.S. citizen high schooler, and then placed him in removal proceedings. How often does this happen? What are the consequences for ICE? For the U.S. Citizen? Jacob Tingen answers these questions and more in this episode of Nation of Immigrants. Support the show

Duration:00:10:59

NOI 21: A Public Charge Immigration Policy on Health Insurance and Apple's Position on DACA

10/7/2019
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It's another day with another new immigration policy in the U.S. immigration debate. The Trump administration has issued a new policy aimed at immigrants his administration believes could become a public charge, and we also discuss Apple's amicus brief in the upcoming DACA case before the Supreme Court. Support the show

Duration:00:14:11

NOI 20: Selena Gomez, a Crocodile-filled Border Moat, and Shooting at Immigrants

10/3/2019
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A lot has been happening in immigration news lately. Attorney Jacob Tingen discusses several of the policies that have been proposed and talks about the human element of immigration. Support the show

Duration:00:07:43