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After courts blocked public charge rule – what immigrants applying for green cards or visas need to know

After courts blocked public charge rule – what immigrants applying for green cards or visas need to know

Last month,  district courts blocked the Trump administration’s rule that attempted to deny green cards to immigrants who fail to meet tough income tests or use public programs.  This victory…

Trump moves closer to banning H-4 visa holders from working

Trump moves closer to banning H-4 visa holders from working

The Trump administration is moving ahead with a move to eliminate work authorization for those on H-4 visas. The H-4 visa is for spouses with a H-1B visa holders. H-1B…

Immigration Court backlog explodes under Trump

Immigration Court backlog explodes under Trump

The Immigration Court backlog continues to rise. As of November 30, 2018, the number of pending cases on the court’s active docket topped eight-hundred thousand (809,041) cases. This is almost…

US Immigration recalls over 8,500 Green Cards

US Immigration recalls over 8,500 Green Cards

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Monday that thousands of Permanent Resident cards will be recalled because of a production error. The federal immigration agency said in a news release…

Know your rights when immigration agents show up

Know your rights when immigration agents show up

On Feb. 27, 2017, a man sits, sipping tea at the dining room table in his Pennsylvania home when federal immigration officers arrive at his door. Once inside, they demand his  ID,…

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…

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