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Let’s Talk Immigration Reform

Just read this article on http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/12/technology/tech-firms-push-to-hire-more-workers-from-abroad.html?_r=0 and this is what I have to say: We need to overhaul our temporary work visas and come up with a new system altogether. Why can’t we adopt what Canada and Australia have done.  Have … Continue reading

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals comes into effect on August 15, 2012

Individuals who demonstrate that they meet the guidelines below may request consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals for a period of two years, subject to renewal, and may be eligible for employment authorization. You may request consideration of deferred … Continue reading

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The Huffington Post: The Start Up Act 2.0 for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

In a bipartisan effort the Congress has finally recognized the importance of Immigrant Entrepreneurs, The Start Up Act 2.0!  Read full story here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-leopold/startup-act-2_b_1537109.html This is a great effort and hopefully it will pass the legislative process , however, the … Continue reading

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Two Teenage Students ordered deported to Colombia by an Immigration Judge in Miami

What happened to the government’s effort to close cases such as this under prosecutorial discretion? The Congress failed to pass the Dream Act for illegal students and minor who are attending schools and colleges, and the Obama’s administration’s compromise was … Continue reading

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NYT Reports: Easier Route to Green Card to Be Proposed for Some

Today’s NY Times reported on Obama’s administration’s proposal to allow illegal immigrants who are married to US Citizens to apply for green card and hardship waiver in the United States, and then travel to their home countries to obtain visa … Continue reading

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US Immigration & Customs Enforcement deported a record number of individuals (396,906) in Fiscal Year 2011

PBS Frontline: Lost in Detention examine the Obama administration’s controversial get-tough immigration policy.  

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Federal Court Recognizes Threat of “Honor Killing” as Social Group for Asylum & Refugee Applications

The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recognized “that the practice of honor killing is still widespread in certain parts of the world” and “that along with female genital mutilation, human trafficking and slavery, spousal rape and domestic battery, it is … Continue reading

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DHS recent announcement to review immigration court cases is not an amnesty or path to lawful permanent residence.

There is a lot of confusion and misinformation regarding the Obama Administration’s recent announcement. The best course of action is to consult an immigration attorney; do not rely on what you are told by your friends, neighbors or coworkers. Essentially DHS and … Continue reading

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US Immigration Court Terminates Deportation Proceedings against an Immigrant in Same Sex Marriage

June 29, 2001 the New York Times reports that US Immigration Judge in New Jersey terminated deportation proceedings against a Venezuelan immigrant in a same sex marriage.

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