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Monday Last Day to Comment on "Public Charge" Changes

Dec 10, 2018

Monday is the last day to comment on the proposed rule changes regarding immigrants who may be considered by the government to be “public charges.” The idea that immigrants should be more or less self...

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Trump Administration Tries to Keep Asylum Seekers in Mexico

Nov 26, 2018

When Border Patrol fired tear gas on migrants on the Mexico side of the U.S.-Mexico border Sunday, it was one of the more extreme measures the Trump Administration has undertaken to deter migrants fro...

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Trump's Executive Order Further Restricts Asylum--for Now

Nov 12, 2018

In a televised speech on the Thursday before the midterm elections, President Donald Trump announced a planned executive order that would further restrict asylum, but that promise didn’t capture the p...

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Birthright Citizenship isn't Going Anywhere, and it Shouldn't

Nov 2, 2018

It’s hard to take President Trump’s threat to end birthright citizenship through an executive order seriously. Coming as it does during the last days before the midterm elections, it sounds like an ec...

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Economic Impact of Immigrants Complicates the Immigration Conversation

Oct 30, 2018

It’s depressingly clear that President Trump is using immigration as an issue to try to mobilize his base as the midterm elections approach. By all estimates, the migrant caravan won’t reach the U.S.-...

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Proposed Rule Changes Redefine "Public Charge"

Oct 19, 2018

Late last month, the Trump Administration announced proposed changes to what is known as “the Public Charge rule,” changes that “are unnecessarily strict and hard-hearted rules aimed at solving a prob...

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Neilsen v. Preap Oral Arguments Hint at How Kavanaugh May Approach Immigration Issues

Oct 16, 2018

Last week, Justice Brett Kavanaugh heard oral arguments for the first time and gave us a hint at how his confirmation may affect immigration law. On Wednesday, he participated in oral arguments for Ni...

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TPS Termination on Hold for Now

Oct 5, 2018

Earlier this year, the Trump Administration started the clock to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for those in the country who registered for it from Haiti, Sudan, Honduras and El Salva...

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F-1 Students and “Cap-Gap”

Oct 4, 2018

Recently, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services posted a reminder to F-1 students: F-1 students who have an H-1B petition that remains pending on Oct. 1, 2018, risk accruing unla...

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The Diversity Visa Lottery is Not Dead Yet; Application Period Opens Wednesday

Oct 1, 2018

President Donald Trump has promised to eliminate the diversity visa lottery, but he hasn’t eliminated it yet. The application period opens October 3 and continues through November 6 for calendar ...

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