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What is a Master Calendar Hearing
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What is a Master Calendar Hearing

What is a Master Calendar Hearing (MCH) In the immigration system, the process for removal can seem daunting, complex, and stressful. If someone has been placed in the removal process it is very important that they seek the immediate help of an experienced immigration attorney. Attorneys can help clarify legal…

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Expedited Removal Without Immigration Court Hearing
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Expedited Removal Without Immigration Court Hearing

Expedited Removal Without Immigration Court Hearing Removal, or also commonly known as deporting, of non-citizens, can occur if US immigration officers (like those of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement) decide an individual must be removed from the US. In order to be involuntarily removed, the individual must go through a…

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Bond Hearing for Immigration Cases
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Bond Hearing for Immigration Cases

Bond Hearing for Immigration Cases Following a recent increase in raids (especially major ones like those in Mississippi a few months ago), it has become important to know what the detainment and removal process consists of, and how to seek help. Non-citizens can be detained by immigration officers for a…

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Marrying a US Citizen
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Marrying a US Citizen

Marrying a US Citizen In the US there are a few different ways a person can become a permanent resident or citizen. Those who have married a person who is a US citizen have the option of becoming permanent residents and, potentially, US citizens. This article will provide a brief…

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What is E-Verify in the Immigration System?
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What is E-Verify in the Immigration System?

What is E-Verify in the Immigration System? There are many individuals in the US who have come due to receiving employment opportunities. However, how is an employer to know if the person they want to hire is even eligible to work in the US? That’s where the Department of Homeland…

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Deportable Crimes for Non-Citizens
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Deportable Crimes for Non-Citizens

Deportable Crimes for Non-Citizens When you are a US citizen, then being found guilty of violating the penal code will result in criminal penalties. However, no one would kick you out of the country. This is not true for immigrants. If immigrants commit certain crimes, they can face possible removal…

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Immigration Detention Process
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Immigration Detention Process

Immigration Detention Process In the US, non-citizens can be arrested for various reasons and placed in detention. The detention of immigrants in the US is different from being arrested and simply going to any holding facility. The process prior to and after detention is different as well. Many people who…

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Naturalization Test
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Naturalization Test

Naturalization Test The process of becoming a US citizen can be arduous for many. Among the requirements is passing a naturalization test. The test contains two parts – one for assessing the applicant’s English competency and another for their knowledge of the US government and history. This article will provide…

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What is a Points-Based Immigration System?
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What is a Points-Based Immigration System?

What is a Points-Based Immigration System? Among the discussions regarding immigration systems in the US, President Trump has often spoken of the benefits of a points-based system. While the entirety of the US immigration system has not been overhauled in favor of a points-based one, it is helpful to understand…

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Immigrants Must Have Proof of Health Insurance
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Immigrants Must Have Proof of Health Insurance

Immigrants Must Have Proof of Health Insurance In line with President Trump’s restrictive stance on immigration, the federal administration issued a new presidential proclamation. This new rule would ban the entry of new immigrant applicants if they do not have proof of health insurance in the US. Issued only a…

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Child Status Protection Act
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Child Status Protection Act

Child Status Protection Act In the US immigration system, unmarried children who are under 21 years old can apply for permanent residence. While there are other eligibility criteria, the age component is an important aspect. However, due to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services’ backlog, many applicants would no longer…

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What is Expedited Removal
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What is Expedited Removal

What is Expedited Removal In the US, those who are not citizens can be deported if the situation legally warrants it, and cases require court hearings. However, another process allows for the immigrant to be removed quickly without a hearing. This process is called expedited removal and has been in…

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