Newark, NJ- There is a list of reasons why drinking and driving is a terrible idea. For one, it’s illegal, and a driver could be charged with a DWI which carries a host of troublesome consequences. It also happens to be very dangerous. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there were 1,816 deaths attributed to drunken drivers in New Jersey between 2003 and 2012. That is why members of the New Jersey state Assembly just passed legislation that makes penalties harsher for DWI offenders who cause a traffic fatality.
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DOJ Charges Nineteen People with Immigration Fraud
Newark, NJ- The Department of Justice announced last week that 19 individuals in the southeast have been accused of multiple counts of immigration fraud. In the DOJ’s 16-count indictment, authorities allege that the parties named conspired to commit immigration fraud by submitting falsified visa applications and entering into bogus marriages.
DACA Recipients in NY Can Apply for Professional Licenses and Teacher Certifications Board Rules
Newark, NJ- Young immigrants in New York will have more professional opportunities after the state Board of Regents approved a permanent measure earlier this year. The decision allows young undocumented immigrants, who qualify for deportation relief under President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, to apply for teacher certifications and other professional licenses.
ICE Announces Another Wave of Deportation Raids
Newark, NJ- According to a May 12th report from Reuters, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is planning another a round of deportation raids targeting immigrants from Guatemala and other Central American countries. That means some New Jersey immigrants could be in danger of being detained and deported from the U.S. if the state is included in the latest round of deportation raids.