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September 25, 2020
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What is a B2 Visa?

A Tourist B2 Visa is a non-immigrant (temporary) visa that is required for a citizen of another country traveling to the U.S. when the purpose

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U.S. Ends Trump Policy Limiting Asylum for Gang and Domestic Violence Survivors
Source: nytimes.com
Posted on June 16, 2021

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Merrick B. Garland reversed on Wednesday Trump-era immigration rulings that had made it all but impossible for people to seek asylum in the United States over credible fears of domestic abuse or gang violence, marking one of the Justice Department’s most significant breaks with the previous administration.

Panic attacks highlight stress at shelters for migrant kids
Source: washingtonpost.com
Posted on June 15, 2021

WaPo: As of May 31, nearly 9,000 children were kept at unlicensed sites, compared with 7,200 at licensed shelters, court filings by the U.S. government said. While the unlicensed facilities were running at near capacity in May, the licensed facilities were only about half full, according to a report filed by the agency tasked with the children’s care.

Fewer migrant families being expelled at border under Title 42, but critics still push for its end
Source: washingtonpost.com
Posted on June 14, 2021

WaPo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection apprehension numbers for May released recently show the share of families — about 20 percent — being expelled under Title 42 continued to decline. Although the overall number of families reaching the Southwest border declined as well, the data shows that eight out of 10 families that Border Patrol encountered were released into the country and allowed to pursue immigration cases.

U.S. to expand work permits for immigrants who are crime victims
Source: reuters.com
Posted on June 14, 2021

WASHINGTON, June 14 (Reuters) – A new U.S. immigration policy announced on Monday will expand access to work permits and deportation relief to some immigrants who are crime victims while their visa cases are pending.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will create a process that could allow tens of thousands of applicants for U visas to receive work permits if their claims are deemed to be made in good faith and without the intention of defrauding the immigration system, the agency said.

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