Month: January 2016

HOW CROWDED IS THE WAITING LIST?

The U.S. Department of State (DOS), is the “boss” of the WAITING LIST for GREEN CARDS (or Immigrant Visas). They keep the list of all applications and petitions, from all countries in the world. They sort all applications and petitions by category and by DATE OF FILING (PRIORITY DATES). Every month, the DOS distributes a […]

BOARD OF IMMIGRATION APPEALS (BIA) GRANTED STAYS OF DEPORTATION

Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) granted stays of deportation to four families detained by the Immigration Service during weekend raids targeting Central American women and children with deportation orders. Volunteers with the CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project were instrumental in winning these stays. Melissa Crow, Legal Director of the American Immigration Council, noted that […]

ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS A BOGUS ISSUE

An opinion piece in the Huffington Post asserts that “the nation is not plagued by illegal immigrants” and “never has been.” The piece explains that undocumented immigrants pay income, sales, excise, property, and employment taxes approximating $12 billion annually, according to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. The piece also states that undocumented immigrants […]

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