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Know Your Rights
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Know Your Rights!

In the midst of widespread fear by many, as ICE raids are approaching and occurring, it is important to know what actions to take and what actions to avoid. President Trump has postponed a massive ICE operation that could have targeted thousands of families who have received deportation orders. Whether…

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Diversity Immigrant Visa
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Diversity Immigrant Visa

Established in 1990, the Diversity Immigrant Visa (visa lottery) is a lottery system that awards 50,000 immigrants every year with a Green Card, granting them permanent residency. The visa lottery is aimed at attracting immigrants from diverse backgrounds; the individuals are randomly chosen from a defined set of countries who…

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Appeal an Immigration Decision
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How To Appeal an Immigration Decision

Appealing an Immigration Decision The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has the ability to approve or deny immigration applications. Some think that rejection is final, but that is not necessarily the case. The applicant can appeal the decision to the Administrative Appeals Office (AAO). With the counsel of an…

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What is DACA? Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
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What is DACA?

What is DACA (What is DACA? Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)? In many cases, when undocumented migrants enter the US they do so with their family. This means that children are brought along and they too become undocumented individuals. Children and young migrants often do not have a choice of…

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A Path to Citizenship
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A Path to Citizenship for Dreamers

A Path to Citizenship for Dreamers For decades, young undocumented immigrants and minors – “Dreamers” – have petitioned for a path to permanent residency in the US with little success. On Tuesday, June 4th the Democrats passed an ambitious new bill called the American Dream and Promise Act, which would…

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The Investor Visa Program – EB-5 Visa to the US
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The Investor Visa Program – EB-5 Visa to the US

The Investor Visa Program – EB-5 Visa to the US When speaking of immigrant visas to the US, people commonly think of two main categories: visas for those who want to work in the US and for those who have American family members. However, visas for workers are not just…

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The EB-4 Visa
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The EB-4 Visa

The EB-4 Visa The immigration system in the US allows for families to be reunited, but it also provides the opportunity for immigrants to enter and work in the country. The available work immigrant visas are categorized based on priority, with there being 5 levels. The fourth priority, or the…

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The Violence Against Women Act

The Violence Against Women Act Over time, specific pathways have been established that allow for the victims of crime to lawfully enter or remain in the US. One pathway was established by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which Congress passed the act in 1994. VAWA is a self-petition for…

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Family Unification: Immediate Relative versus Family Preference
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Family Unification: Immediate Relative versus Family Preference

Family Unification: Immediate Relative versus Family Preference Making up a major component of the immigration system in the US, family unification allows for US citizens and permanent residents to petition for their family members to come live in the US. There are two different types of petitions for family-based immigration:…

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Comparing O and P Visas to the US
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Comparing O and P Visas to the US

Comparing O and P Visas to the US In the US, there are certain types of visas that allow for the entry of exceptionally talented individuals: EB-1, O and P visas. O visas and P visas, both of which are non-immigrant, are used by artists and talented people in fields…

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Trump to Announce New Immigration Plan
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Trump to Announce New Immigration Plan

Trump to Announce New Immigration Plan On Thursday, May 16th President Trump announced his administration’s plans for the restructuring of the immigration system in the US. Trump wants the system to move away from family-based immigration—through reunification—to an employment-focused immigration plan that would be modeled on the point systems currently…

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Reuters: Asylum seekers in Mexico face uncertainty after court halts Trump policy 620 372 The Law Offices of Sethi & Mazaheri

Reuters: Asylum seekers in Mexico face uncertainty after court halts Trump policy

Reuters in Tijuana and San Diego Wed 10 Apr 2019 08.30 EDT   Neither US government nor the more than 1,000 awaiting hearings know what will happen after ruling on ‘Remain in Mexico’ Seven Central American families living temporarily in Mexico appeared in a San Diego immigration court on Tuesday to plead for asylum…

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