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Shahid Haque informs Latinos in Montana about their rights if they encounter local police officers who ask about their immigration status, as well as what to expect if you are ever arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") and placed into deportation proceedings.
We have a broad and diverse immigrant population in Montana -- more than most realize. There are a lot of issues that immigrants face in Montana. Shahid Haque has represented over a thousand Montana immigrants and their families, and has significant knowledge about issued and trends facing immigrants in Montana.

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Firm Prevails in Lawsuit Against Montana Highway Patrol's Racial Profiling of Latinos

On April 4, 2014, the Border Crossing Law Firm prevailed in its class action lawsuit against the Montana Highway Patrol, which was brought because the Montana Highway Patrol was engaging in a practice of detaining Latino drivers and passengers for the purpose of checking into their immigration status.

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Video: An Overview of Immigration Issues in Montana

We have a broad and diverse immigrant population in Montana -- more than most realize.  There are a lot of issues that immigrants face in Montana.  Shahid Haque has represented over a thousand Montana immigrants and their families, and has significant knowledge about issued and trends facing immigrants in Montana.  Learn about some of these issues in an interview that Shahid Haque did for the Helena Civic TV show "Everybody's Business."

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Pot, Meet Kettle: U.S. Department of Justice's Mishandling of Violent Assault Against Missoula Woman

The U.S. Department of Justice report on the Missoula County Attorney’s office doesn't tell the story of every abuse victim in Missoula.  It doesn't tell the story of my pro bono client, who was in a long-term abusive relationship and was the victim of an assault committed by her ex-spouse in Missoula.  

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Video: NAFTA and How U.S. Trade Policy Impacts Immigration

In our national debates on immigration reform, we typically omit an extraordinarily important component of the whole discussion: How U.S. trade policy impacts immigration. Understanding how trade policies such as NAFTA actually create and drive undocumented immigration is essential to the discussion, and is perhaps the missing link to greater public understanding and appreciation of the need for immigration reform.

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Video: Forum at Carroll College on LR-121, Montana's Anti-Immigrant Law

On October 29, 2012, Professor Alan Hansen of Carroll College hosted a forum to discuss LR-121, the "proof of citizenship" referendum.  The speakers were Shahid Haque (founder of the Border Crossing Law Firm, P.C. and President of the Montana Immigrant Justice Alliance "MIJA"), Moe Wosepka (Executive Director of the Montana Catholic Conference), and Professor Jeremy Johnson.  

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Interview on PoliticktickBOOM, a local Podcast.

Shahid Haque, founder of the Border Crossing Law Firm, P.C., had fun talking to Kev Hamm for this week's episode of his podcast, PoliticktickBOOM! We discussed LR-121, the state of Montana's anti-immigrant referendum, the anti-immigrant laws proposed in the Montana legislature, the suspension of the top Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer in the state, and much more.

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