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Recent ICE Raids
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Recent ICE Raids

Recent ICE Raids Following months-long rhetoric from President Trump that millions of “illegal aliens” must be deported from the US, he sent out tweets confirming that ICE would carry out raids in cities with migrant populations. ICE – US Immigration and Customs Enforcement – had its missions publicized, and many…

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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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Why Hire an Immigration Lawyer?
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Why Hire an Immigration Lawyer?

Why Hire an Immigration Lawyer? When people think of the times they will need a lawyer, the scenarios that pop up usually involve criminal or civil cases. However, various situations arise that require the expertise and aid of a lawyer, and one of these is for immigration purposes. This article…

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H1-B Visa
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H1-B Visa

H1-B Visa There are many different employment visas to the US, with each applying to certain groups of people. One of such visas is the H1-B visa, which allows for a US employer to temporarily hire a non-immigrant worker in a specialty occupation. Furthermore, the foreign worker must also have…

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U visa
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U Visa

U Visa Unfortunately, there are cases of non-immigrants or non-US citizens, while in the US, becoming victims of mental or physical abuse. In 2000, Congress passed the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act, which allows for the granting of a U non-immigrant visa to the victims as mentioned above…

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Becoming a US Citizen
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Becoming a US Citizen

Becoming a US Citizen Individuals who are citizens of other countries can become US citizens through a process called naturalization. By meeting residency requirements, testing, and other conditions, non-US citizens can eventually apply for naturalization in the US. This article will provide a brief overview of some of the requirements…

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Diversity Immigrant Visa
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Diversity Immigrant Visa

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…

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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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