Temporary Protected Status

What is Temporary Protected Status?

What is Temporary Protected Status? Throughout the world, natural disasters and human influences can displace individuals, requiring them to flee for safety and stability. Whether the influence is an earthquake, hurricane, war, or famine, there are instances where certain people cannot reasonably return to their home country for an unknown amount of time. When this…

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Expedited Removal

What is Expedited Removal?

What is Expedited Removal? Among the hundreds of thousands who are deported from the United States (U.S.) each year, many are removed via a process called “Expedited Removal.” While some people may understand what this process is, others may be a little more confused. This article aims to review some basic information about expedited removal.…

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In the News: Trump’s Border Wall

In the News: Trump’s Border Wall A rallying cry during the 2016 Presidential Election, Trump’s border wall is well known across American households. Since his inauguration, the president has sought critical funding – billions of dollars – in order to construct his US-Mexico border wall. Yet, every effort thus far has fallen flat, failing to…

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H-1B Program Changes

USCIS: Proposed H-1B Program Changes Will Happen in 2019

USCIS: Proposed H-1B Program Changes Will Happen in 2019 Created in 1990, the H-1B program is a very popular immigration option for thousands of professionals throughout the world. Recently, the Trump administration has altered the structure of the H-1B application process, aiming to make selection “more meritorious.” Because of its popularity, any changes to the…

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Right Immigration Attorney

How to Choose the Right Immigration Attorney

How to Choose the Right Immigration Attorney Each year, immigration attorneys provide guidance to thousands across the United States (U.S.). For those seeking to apply for visas or green cards, an attorney can provide expert advice and ensure all required elements of your application are both timely and accurate. And for those facing removal proceedings,…

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Asylum Denials Rise

Under Trump, Asylum Denials Rise

Under Trump, Asylum Denials Rise Political asylum saves the lives of people across the globe. In America, 2018 proved tough for asylum seekers. In many ways, the Trump administration opposes the very principle of asylum itself. This unfortunate fact has led to family separations as well as crises related to migrant relations and care at…

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U.S. Refugee Program

5 Facts About the U.S. Refugee Program

5 Facts About the U.S. Refugee Program Armed conflicts, strife, and persecution force people and families to flee their homes as they seek safety. According to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), every day roughly 44,400 people must leave their homes due to external forces. Some people meet certain standards agreed-upon by the international community.…

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Detained Family Member

How to Find a Detained Family Member

How to Find a Detained Family Member Detainment separates families and can devastate lives. In 2017, the federal government detained around 38,000 people each day. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known more often as ICE, provides a way to locate detainees within its custody via its Online Detainee Locator System (ODLS). Unfortunately, this process is…

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2020 Census Citizenship

Judge Strikes Down 2020 Census Citizenship Question

Judge Strikes Down 2020 Census Citizenship Question January 22, 2019 The U.S. Census is a critical tool for lawmakers and leaders in America. Held every 10 years, the census counts every man, woman, and child living within the country. Mandated by the Constitution itself, the census provides a regular opportunity to assess the American population…

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Immigration Detention

Immigration Detention Across America

Immigration Detention Across America The United States (U.S.), quite literally, found its true self as a melting pot full of immigrants from all over the globe. Throughout its history, people have found safe harbor and economic success in America. It is this “American Dream” that keeps people around the world dreaming of a better life,…

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