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Immigration Reform is Needed Urgently

Immigration Reform is Needed Urgently The prospect of an immigration reform bill has come as a welcome glimmer of hope for millions of would-be immigrants to the United States. The bill will not only assist those millions of undocumented persons who have no other form of immigration, but also those who are stuck in a priority […]

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Alabama is Persecuting Hispanics instead of Creating Jobs for the People of Alabama

America is witnessing a new phase in the U. S.  immigration world:  state laws which allow local enforcement to act as federal agents and directly enforce federal   immigration laws.  Many debates are emerging as to why states like Alabama should enact these types of laws.  Those in favor claim it is simply to preserve jobs […]

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Start-Up America: A two-in-one tool to invest and work in the United States

In an August 2011 press release, representatives of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced initiatives that would promote start-up enterprises and create jobs in the U.S. This was going to be done through a program called Start-Up America, an initiative to promote entrepreneurship in the country. It was started six years ago, but only […]

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How a protection letter from a competent attorney can save your life

Once an individual is in the custody of Immigration and Custom Enforcement, commonly known as ICE, they do not know what to do. Although ICE has rules and regulations to monitor their procedures, there are stories of ICE officers unduly pressuring individuals to sign their departure from the United States. This article will outline the […]

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The Myth of the 10-Year Presence

Unfamiliarity with the law can be the biggest downfall for those individuals who are undocumented. For example, it is a common misconception that people have the right to apply for their green card based on the fact that they have lived in the United States for 10 years. Unfortunately, there is no such law in […]

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Death of a Petitioner or Principal Beneficiary and What it Means for Surviving Relatives

The world of immigration consists largely of visa petitions filed with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  These visa petitions require a qualified individual, known as petitioner, to petition for an eligible alien, known as the beneficiary.  There are two types of beneficiaries: a principal beneficiary, such as the wife of a qualified petitioner, […]

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