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Immigration News Round Up June 2017

With “fake news” and sensational articles circulating the web it is hard to find immigration news that is relevant to you and your family.

Don’t stress! We’ve sifted through tons of news to find 4 of the most important immigration news articles and updates from June 2017.


With 3 Words, Supreme Court Opens a World of Uncertainty for Refugees

Refugees US Immigration | Immigration News | Dallas Immigration AttorneyFouad Dagoum fled Sudan after his village was ransacked by militia members who captured, detained and tortured him until his body was limp.

Eventually, he escaped to Egypt, where he was parked for more than a decade until getting a green light to resettle in the United States with his wife, Azhar Ahmed, and daughter, Lames.

Two years ago, the family arrived in New Haven, where they knew no one. A refugee resettlement agency found them an apartment, signed them up for benefits, got them Social Security numbers and enrolled the daughter in school.

“It was hard,” recalled Ms. Ahmed, 32… Click to read more:


DACA still ‘under review,’ Trump administration says

The future of an Obama-era deportation relief program remains undecided, the Department of Homeland Security said Friday.

The announcement was meant to clarify the department’s position on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which allows nearly 788,000 undocumented immigrants to apply for work permits and live in the U.S. without fear of deportation.

“The future of the DACA program continues to be under review with the administration,” a DHS spokesperson said in a written statement. “The president has remarked on the need to handle the issue with compassion and with heart.”

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More Temporary Workers US Visas to Be Issued

Department of Homeland Security | Dallas Immigration News | Davis & AssociatesAccording to a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security, on Wednesday, the department has made a decision to offer extra US visas for seasonal and temporary immigrant workers.

David Lapan, the spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security, says that John Kelly, the Secretary of the agency, has not yet decided exactly how many more new US visas will be offered, but that a decision on this is expected shortly.

Lapan added that the Department of Homeland Security is likely to begin issuing the new US visas late next month. The H-2B US visas, as they are also known, are issued for use by… Click the link below to learn more:


ICE arrests under Trump jump 40 percent as border crossings drop

Making good on a promise to overturn Obama-era immigration policies, Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests increased 38 percent during the first three months of the Trump administration.

”These statistics reflect President Trump’s commitment to enforce our immigration laws fairly and across the board,” said ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan.

The increase reflects arrests made not at the border, but in U.S. cities, so called ‘interior enforcement,” something critics say almost disappeared in the last year of the Obama Administration.

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