Having a child with someone who hails from another country can sometimes present unanticipated challenges. If, for example, the relationship between you and your one-time partner takes a turn for the worse, you may have reason to worry about your ex potentially trying to take your child out of the country without your permission.
For the past decade, immigration raids at work sites in the United States have been uncommon. That changed in early April when agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 280 employees at a business in Texas. While it is not yet clear if company officials will face criminal charges, the message is clear: Hiring undocumented workers is a mistake.