This is a question I hear quite often, and the answer is not always easy. If the question comes from somebody who has a terrible case, who is in Deporation (“REMOVAL”), who has a criminal record, who has a “blemish” on the way he or she entered the U.S., who wishes to get an employment-based […]
Certain STEM students (primarily science and technology students) who concluded their 12 months of optional practical training will be able to extend the period for an additional 24 months.
New study shows that immigrant entrepreneurs started more than half (44 out of 87) of America’s startup companies valued at 1 billion or more, and hold management and product development positions in more than 70 percent of those companies. In other words, immigrants would make even more important contributions to the U.S. economy when intelligent […]
Ted Cruz was born to an American mother and to a Cuban father in Canada and there are split opinions as to whether his U.S. citizenship qualifies him to be a U.S. President. There are legal scholars who consider that he is not a born-US citizen and, therefore, does not qualify to be a U.S. […]
A coalition of 224 immigration, civil rights, labor and social service groups urge the Supreme Court to review the decision of the 5th Circuit Court in Texas v United States regarding the executive orders of President Obama before the termination of Obama’s presidency.
IT’S TIME FOR CONGRESS TO GO BACK TO BI-PARTISAN COMPREHENSIVE SOLUTIONS TO IMMIGRATION
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has issued a reminder that December 21, 2015 is the deadline to register for temporary protected status (TPS) for Nepal. USCIS strongly encourages eligible nationals of Nepal (and people without nationality who last habitually resided in Nepal) to apply as soon as possible.
The Department of State has issued the registration procedures for the diversity visa (DV) lottery for 2017. Registration for the period opened at non eastern dayling time (EDT) on October 1, 2015 and will close at noon EDT on November 3, 2015. As with tge registration for the last several years, only electronic aplicatgions will […]
In a report from “The Hill” reports that, contrary to a proposal pushed by Republican front-runner Donald Trump, the Mexican government says it will not help pay for a wall along its border with the United States. A spokesperson for Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto stated that Mr. Trump’s proposal “reflects an enormous ignorance for […]
Immigration officers used to have an easy time locating and deporting aliens who had been convicted of crimes. The agency would contact local jails and ask that illegal immigrants be held until ICE agents would show up to pick them up. However last year, a federal judge decided that such practice is illegal. Counties stopped […]