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Protesting the RAISE ACT: How You Can Help Protect Families From Unjust Legislation

If you or someone you know need legal status to stay in this country, the time to act is now. The  window of opportunity to legally immigrate to the U.S may be closing soon for many people. Introduced in the Senate last week and endorsed by President Trump, the RAISE Act will severely limit the …

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The Importance of the Immigrant Voice: Voting Rights for the Foreign-Born

Last Friday, Presidential candidate Donald Trump claimed that immigrants are pouring across the border “to vote.” This claim is just not true. While the Department of Homeland Security has acknowledged that there has been a surge of applications — as there often is in the months leading up to a presidential election — from immigrants …

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How to Stay in the United States Now That H1B Visas Are At Their Annual Cap

Last week, the extremely popular H1B visa hit its annual cap for 2016, which means no more of this type of visa will be issued this year. However, if you were planning to apply for the H1B to work in the U.S., there is still hope. You may qualify for other types of visas, depending …

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CAFTA-DR Part 2: The Central American Fight for Food Sovereignty

(continued from CAFTA-DR Part 1: Poverty and Immigration Implications) In the face of mounting pressure from transnational corporations and free trade agreements such as CAFTA-DR, Central Americans who produce, distribute, and consume food are finding it increasingly difficult to maintain just and equitable local food systems. In response, small-scale farmers around the world are calling …

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CAFTA-DR Part 1: Poverty and Immigration Implications

10 years have passed since the passage of the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR), an expansion of NAFTA to five Central American nations (Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and Nicaragua), and the Dominican Republic. While CAFTA was intended to spur economic growth for all parties by eliminating certain tariffs on exports between CAFTA …

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The Problem: Unaccompanied Children Crossing the Border

A hot topic in immigration news this week: the skyrocketing number of unaccompanied immigrant children who are making the dangerous trip from their homes in Central America and Mexico to cross the border into the U.S. As noted by Huffington Post writer Marco Cáceres, during the first eight months of fiscal year 2014 (October 2013 …

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How to Prepare for Your Immigration Interview

  Are you facing an immigration interview? While many people worry about meeting with an official from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), taking time to prepare can help you feel more confident about your interview and will boost your chances of success. Tips for Your Immigration Interview 1. Arrive on time. Immigration officers …

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Press Release: Margaret A. Donnelly, P.C. Leads Dallas Workplace Zero Waste Movement

DFW LAW PRACTICE GOES ZERO WASTE Margaret A. Donnelly, P.C. Leading the Dallas Workplace Permaculture Revolution DALLAS, TX/USA – March 23, 2014 – Over the last year Dallas immigration attorney Margaret A. Donnelly’s office and grounds have been transformed with permaculture, a system of ecological design focusing on sustainability and efficiency. This office is on …

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