What You Need to Know About Temporary Protective Status

What You Need to Know About Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

Temporary Protected Status is designed by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) to be a compassionate option for individuals from nations where conditions exist that may keep them from returning safely at a particular time. Alternatively, the home country may temporarily be unable to accommodate the safe return of the individuals. The Department…

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Texas Sanctuary City Ban Updates October 2017

Texas Sanctuary City Ban Updates

During recent months, the Texas state legislature has passed legislation designed to eliminate the existence of “sanctuary cities” in Texas. A Texas sanctuary city is defined as one whose officials and law enforcement may have chosen not to assist in the pursuit and detention of individuals who may be deemed to be present in the…

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Immigration Attorney Dallas New Travel Ban Restrictions

Immigration Attorney Dallas: New U.S. “Travel Ban” Restrictions Explained

Throughout 2017, headlines involving executive orders and immigration crackdowns throughout the country, notably in Texas, have appeared almost weekly. Debate, legislation, and court rulings aggressively pursue and expel undocumented residents while others are intended to reduce the number of new immigrants that enter the United States. Though recent laws are being challenged in District Courts,…

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Understanding SB4 Texas Immigration Law

Understanding SB4 Texas Immigration Law

Given the rumors and dialog surrounding immigration matters and the status of undocumented immigrants, separating fact from fiction is essential. The rhetoric that began with the 2016 U.S. election has grown into an ongoing debate over the future of Dreamers, has heightened search and deportation activity, and given birth to state laws that many feel…

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Obtaining Political Asylum USA

Obtaining Political Asylum USA

Political asylum USA is an avenue for individuals in danger of persecution or harm in their home country to achieve residency in the United States and secure their safety. The process requires an individual to prove that there is “reasonable fear” for personal security if returning to their country of origin. Asylum may be granted…

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People Are Calling for American Immigration Reform- Get the Facts

People Are Calling for American Immigration Reform: Get the Facts

Conversations regarding immigration reform did not begin with the 2016 presidential campaign, although the topic has reached a crescendo level in recent months. The Obama administration began calling attention to a need for reform as early as 2008. However, to date, there has been no legislation initiated by Congress that has achieved sufficient support.  …

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Top 5 Issues that Require a Business Immigration Law Firm

Top 5 Issues that Require a Business Immigration Law Firm

American businesses often find that the talent needed to move their objectives forward may not be available within the United States. Alternatively, multinational corporations must either bring foreign workers to the United States for training or require the specialized skills that some of their foreign employees can provide. While there are many reasons why businesses wish to…

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Monthly Immigration and DACA News Round-Up September 2017

Early September 2017 Immigration News Round-Up

WOW! We usually wait until the end of the month to share immigration news with our readers; however, some big things have happened regarding immigrationthat we simply could not wait to address. From the latest DACA news and government response, to immigration changes coming our way and updates on Trump’s wall, read below to find…

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