Category: Immigration Law Issues

Who Is and Isn't Affected by the Recent Executive Order on Immigration?

Apr 23, 2020

On Monday evening, President Trump tweeted that he planned to sign “an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States!” We have since learned that this order came as news to...

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Trump's Executive Order Blocks Families of Immigrants and the Diversity Lottery

Apr 23, 2020

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Trump Announces Plans to Temporarily Suspend Immigration

Apr 21, 2020

(Photo by Fusion Medical Animation on Unsplash) On Monday night, President Trump tweeted, “In light of the attack from the Invisible Enemy, as well as the need to protect the jobs of o...

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Can Foreign Nationals Collect Unemployment Insurance During the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Apr 2, 2020

Recently, we’ve been receiving questions about how foreign nationals collect unemployment insurance—if they can receive it at all.  The short answer is yes, but …. Certain foreign n...

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We're Still Open, and So Are Immigration Courts. Sort Of.

Mar 16, 2020

[Updated] We’re still open. On Sunday, New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell described the situation in the city as fluid, and by the time you read this, it may have changed again. We’re all doing our bes...

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The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act Remains Unfair; Better Options Exist

Mar 10, 2020

Last year, we wrote extensively about the unfairness of the “Fairness for High-Skilled Immigration Act.” The bill’s title comes from the premise that the current immigration system with caps on immigr...

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How Will "Public Charge" Changes Affect Applicants?

Feb 18, 2020

The controversial new “public charge” rule will go into effect February 24, 2020, and it will impact a lot of family-based applications including those from non-immigrants who wish to change or extend...

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A Breakdown of the Immigrant Population in Metro New Orleans

Jan 17, 2020

We have a pretty good idea who lives in New Orleans, and for immigration-related conversations, that’s important. Debates fueled by abstractions are prone to factual errors and misremembered facts, bu...

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Looking Ahead to 2020 in Immigration

Jan 7, 2020

When people look into the crystal ball to see the future of immigration in 2020, they don’t see anything pretty. The president has found that his core constituency responds well to anti-immigrant rhet...

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Citizenship Fee Hikes Get Injunction, Immigration Records Fee Hike Proposed

Dec 12, 2019

In November, we reported that United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) had proposed raising fees to apply for citizenship and asylum. It proposed raising the cost of applying for a m...

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