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Government Reopening and the Fate of Dreamers

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With the Senate voting to reopen the government, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has assured there will be an  open debate and vote on a solution for Dreamers by February 8th. Although Senator McConnell has assured that there will be a vote on legislation for Dreamers, he has failed to confirm or name a specific piece […]

Re-Registration Period OPEN for Salvadorans with TPS

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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced the re-registration period for El Salvadorans currently under Temporary Protected Status (TPS).  The beneficiary’s must re-register between January 18, 2018  and March 19, 2018.  Instructions and re-registration procedures can be found on uscis.gov/tps. Applicant’s will also able to do apply to renew their employment authorization documents (EAD). […]

ICE Raids Continue as Trump Administration Cracks Down on Undocumented Workers

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On Wednesday 10th, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were sent to dozens of 7-Eleven stores nationwide to interview employees and deliver audit notifications,  describing the move as a warning to other companies that may have unauthorized workers on their payroll and protect jobs for American workers by eliminating unfair competitive advantages for companies that […]

The End of TPS for El Salvador

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It was announced today by the Department of Homeland Security that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Salvadorans  has been terminated. DHS Secretary, Nielsen has given an 18 month delay, making the termination take effect on September 9, 2019.  The Secretary has determined that the original conditions that granted Salvadorans TPS no longer exist, thus TPS […]

Tougher H-1B US Visa Rules Coming According to Trump Administration

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The Department of Homeland Security is preparing a proposal to make it even more difficult to acquire an H-1B US visa. Stringent regulations on the selection process for H-1B US visa petitioners are on the cards, according to immigration law firm, Fragomen. The Department of Homeland Security may be intending to revive a proposal that was […]

Senators Urge to Bring Back DACA

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On September 5th, President Trump rescinded the executive memorandum that created the DACA program.‍ “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients are undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States before the age of 16, lived in the United States for at least 5 years, have no significant criminal history and were under the […]

Senator of Alabama, Doug Jones’ Stance on Immigration

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On the Border Wall: Senator Jones opposes the construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall. He has often compared the construction of the U.S.- Mexico border wall to the Berlin Wall and has urged that the U.S. is better than that.  He believes that the proposed budget for the border wall is too high, and would […]

DOS Scraps CAM Refugee Program Months after CAM Parole was Terminated

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With barely a 24 hour notice, the Department of State (DOS) stopped accepting new applications for the Central American Minors (CAM) refugee program on Nov. 9, 2017.  Likewise, USCIS will stop interviewing CAM cases as of Jan. 31, 2018. After that date, individuals with pending applications who have not been interviewed will receive a notice […]

TPS for Haiti Terminated As of July 2019

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The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced the termination of TPS for Haiti effective July 22, 2019. The decision was made after a review of the country conditions. It was determined that the original country condition that designated Haiti to be given Temporary Protected Status as a result of the 2010 earthquake no […]