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Obama’s immigration executive action: What you need to know

Obama’s immigration executive action: What you need to know

President Barack Obama has finally delivered the eagerly awaited Executive Order and although masses were excited about the prospects of the Order solving their Immigration dilemma, Africans in the United…

U.S. House Declines to Take Up Senate’s Comprehensive Immigration Bill; Opts for “Step-by-Step” Approach

Immigration reform is now in the hands of the U.S. House of Representatives, after the Senate passed a comprehensive bill two weeks ago. The 1200-page Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and…

Senate Set to Introduce Immigration Reform Bill

In the wake of the November 2012 election, this year is an ideal time for Congress and the President to agree on a specific plan to fix the nation’s broken…

Stateside Provisional Waiver Program Begins March 4

Starting on March 4, immediate relatives of U.S.citizens who meet specific requirements may apply for a waiver of unlawful presence while they are in the U.S. before they depart to…

Immigration Reform: A Top Second-Term Priority for Obama

In the midst of divisive political debates over gun control and tax-and-spending policies, the White House promised to keep a close eye on immigration reform. Just a week after being…

Deferred Action for DREAMers: New Obama Policy Mimics Some Parts of Stalled DREAM Act

The Obama Administration recently took the initiative to provide temporary relief from removal and work authorization to certain undocumented immigrants under age 30. On June 15, 2012, rather than wait…

Morton Memo: Valid Reprieve from Removal or Hollow Policy?

To date, fewer than 3,000 immigration court cases nationwide have been closed under the Morton Memo. Issued by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director (ICE) John Morton in June 2011, the…

Interest in the DREAM Act Rises as 2012 Elections Approach: The Power of the Hispanic Vote


Debate over the DREAM Act (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act) is far from over despite its failure in the Senate over a year ago. Along with the…

Things to Know About the Expedited Removal Order Process


When a foreign national arrives at a U.S. port of entry and applies for entry, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer will determine whether he is admissible to…

Provisional I-601 Waivers Likely to Streamline Visa Application Procedure and Reduce Separation of Families

Foreign nationals who have accrued unlawful presence in the U.S. are barred from re-entering the country for three years (if they were unlawfully present for at least 180 days but…

False Claims to U.S. Citizenship: Hidden Pitfalls and Potential Defenses

For the most part, U.S. immigration laws are complex and confusing. Some are little known or frequently overlooked. Some carry serious consequences that may result in a permanent bar to…

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