President Reaffirms His Commitment to Reform Immigration Laws

President Reaffirms His Commitment to Reform Immigration Laws

During remarks at a recent gala for the Congressional Hispanic Chamber Institute, President Barack Obama reaffirmed that he would take executive action to reform immigration laws if Congress failed to pass an immigration reform bill….

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Landmark Decision Offers Asylum to Domestic Violence Victims

Landmark Decision Offers Asylum to Domestic Violence Victims

The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) recently made a landmark decision that would grant asylum to women and children who have been victims of domestic violence. The decision does so because it says that these…

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DHS Announces Extension of Temporary Protection Status for Sudanese

DHS Announces Extension of Temporary Protection Status for Sudanese

For approximately 600 Sudanese who have temporary protection status, they are about to receive an opportunity for a longer stay in the US. On September 2nd, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced that temporary protection…

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New Florida Law Allows Undocumented Immigrants to Attend College at In-State Tuition Rates

New Florida Law Allows Undocumented Immigrants to Attend College at In-State Tuition Rates

On June 9, 2014, Governor Rick Scott of Florida signed a bill that will allow students who went to high school in Florida for at least three years to pay in-state tuition rates regardless of…

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Young Immigrants Can Apply for Two-Year Extensions to Temporary Deportation Waivers

Young Immigrants Can Apply for Two-Year Extensions to Temporary Deportation Waivers

Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program announced by President Obama in 2012, about 560,000 people who were brought to the country illegally as children were granted temporary work permits and two-year deportation…

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