Immigration Law

National Emergency

Trump Declared a National Emergency to Fund Border Wall

Trump Declared a National Emergency to Fund Border Wall Recently, President Donald Trump’s border wall has made headlines repeatedly. First, it was due to the president’s demands for border wall funding and his threats to force a government shutdown. Next, it was because of the historic shutdown and its disastrous effects for the country, American…

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Census Citizenship

In the News: The U.S. Census and Citizenship

In the News: The U.S. Census and Citizenship The United States (U.S.) Census has existed for hundreds of years. Started in 1790, the census is a pillar of American government procedure. It allows both proper assessment of the U.S. population as well as educated estimation of population growth and transformation. It is an incredibly useful…

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Understanding Deportation

Understanding Deportation: Reasons for Removal

Understanding Deportation: Reasons for Removal For countless people across America, deportation is a very real fear. This is especially true for those who have spent many years in the United States (U.S.). These immigrants often are deeply enmeshed in their communities and have jobs, families, and homes. In the U.S., there are several prominent reasons…

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Are You Eligible for a Green Card?

Are You Eligible For a Green Card? Within the United States (U.S.), acquisition of a green card is the key to permanent residence. In fact, the proper legal term for a green card holder is “lawful permanent resident” or LPR. When someone holds LPR status, with patience and practice they can eventually become a naturalized…

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DACA Program

The Economic Benefits of the DACA Program

The Economic Benefits of the DACA Program Created in 2012, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program benefits hundreds of thousands of youth in America. Often referred to as “Dreamers,” potential beneficiaries must meet and continue to adhere to strict standards and requirements. Membership in the program is not permanent and must be…

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Expert Immigration Lawyer

10 Ways an Expert Immigration Attorney Can Help

10 Ways an Expert Immigration Attorney Can Help The United States is a country of immigrants – it is a diverse melting pot of cultures and peoples. In fact, between 98-99% of US citizens are related to an immigrant. Despite the nation’s storied history and global roots, immigration continues to be a controversial issue amongst both…

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Asylum Seekers Mexico

News Alert: Trump Forces Asylum Seekers to Wait in Mexico

News Alert: Trump Forces Asylum Seekers to Wait in Mexico December 21, 2018 Recently, asylum law has been continuously present in the news. Throughout the fall, President Trump publicly reacted to a caravan of Central American migrants traveling to the U.S. southern border. Originating in Honduras, the caravan delivered safety in numbers as thousands of…

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Border Wall

Is a Border Wall Actually Possible?

Is a Border Wall Actually Possible? During the 2016 election, one of the major campaign promises of Donald Trump was the building of a border wall to separate the United States (US) from Mexico. “Build the wall!” became a resounding chant during the 2016 election season. In short, the intention of such a wall was…

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USCIS Changes H-1B

News Alert: USCIS Proposes Changes to H-1B Visa Selection Process

 News Alert: USCIS Proposes Changes to H-1B Visa Selection Process December 6, 2018 The H-1B visa program creates opportunity for skilled workers in specialized fields. Under the program, talented and well-educated foreign nationals can immigrate to the United States (U.S.) temporarily to work for American companies. The program also benefits the U.S., boosting the economy…

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Facts About Birthright Citizenship

Get the Facts About Birthright Citizenship

Get the Facts About Birthright Citizenship In November 2018, the US held its mid-term elections. A “hot button” issue at the moment is immigration. President Trump made headlines throughout October and early November for his escalating and harsh treatment of migrants approaching the United States (US) southern border. After that, the president went as far as…

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