President Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration

President Obama’s Executive Order on Immigration

UPDATE:  NBC reports that Obama’s executive order will be designed to prevent deportation and will cover approximately 5 million people. Here are the expected benefits:  4 million undocumented workers will be able to apply for legal status if they…

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New Fees Schedule Enacted

New Fees Schedule Enacted

For those applying for certain visas and other immigration procedures, you might notice a change in the fees schedule. Some fees have been increased while others have gone down. Taking place on September 6, 2014,…

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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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