Immigration News

USCIS COVID-19 Re-Opening

USCIS offices will resume face-to-face services beginning on June 4, 2020. As offices begin to re-open, the USCIS will implement precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. These precautions include: Visitors cannot enter an office if they: Have a… Read More
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Detained Immigrants Die of COVID-19

Thousands of detainees under the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement have been forced to remain in detention centers during the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been reported that ICE detention centers have violated CDC guidelines including a lac… Read More
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Categories: ICE Arrests

H-1B visa holders and COVID-19

With unemployment skyrocketing in the United States, foreign nationals are at risk of losing their visa status. Normally, those with H-1B status who have long-pending green card cases in the EB-2 or EB-3 category are eligible to renew their status mu… Read More
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Immigration Arrests limited to Criminal Aliens during Coronavirus Pandemic

ICE reported that they will continue their arrests while taking the necessary precautions to slow down the spread of COVID-19, but would limit the arrests to individuals with criminal convictions. ICE issued a statement saying they “will focus enfo… Read More
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ICE Targeting Sanctuary Cities

ICE is targeting sanctuary cities and ramping up arrests and deportations of undocumented immigrants in these cities. ICE has initiated 24/7 surveillance operations in the neighborhoods of these cities including the homes and places of work of suspec… Read More
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Immigration Views of the Democratic Presidential Candidates

In this blog post, we have consolidated the key points each candidate has to say about immigration policy. For more elaborate explanations of their answers, please visit their campaign websites. Bernie Sanders Implement a temporary suspension on depo… Read More
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New York State’s “Green Light” law

New York State’s “Green Light” law is being blocked by the Trump administration in their efforts to sanction “sanctuary” cities and states. The “Green Light” law, approved in June 2019, grants undocumented immigrants the right to apply… Read More
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Updates its Process for Accepting Petitions for Relatives Abroad:

Adjustments for the I-130, Petition for Alien for Relative, will be processed domestically by the USCIS or internationally by the Department of State in certain circumstances beginning February 1, 2020. Certain services provided by the international… Read More
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Government Entraps Unwitting Immigrant Students with Fake University

The University of Farmington is a fake university established by ICE agents in 2015. According to government officials, the sham university was created in an effort to expose foreign nationals who use fake universities to stay in the U.S. illegally.… Read More
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Trump’s Plan to Keep Asylum Seekers Out

The Trump administration is secretly taking action to divert migration from the U.S.-Mexico border by implementing a new “fast-track” asylum process. This will relocate asylum-seekers to nations that entered bilateral agreements with the U.S. Con… Read More
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Categories: Asylum

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